Pikes Peak: Racing with NO RULES

10. Pro 2020.
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What happens when you let engineers have completely free reign? No regulations, no power limits and whatever mad aero design they can come up with.
Well, you get crazy-powerful, high-downforce - monsters.
This is exactly what they do in the Unlimited Division at Pikes Peak, where we get to see how they stack up against each other, as well as how it can go wrong.
Home-designed and made machines can compete against big-money international car companies to race to the top of the 14,000 foot mountain. A course with no run-off, no barriers, standard road-tarmac and 2000 foot drops.
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The Unlimited Division is like nothing else in motorsport. Taking a look at the regulations, they say as long as you conform to the regular safety rules - you can do anything you like.
As much power as you want, any design and as much downforce as you can create. As long as you have a roll-cage, harnesses, helmets and other standard safety features - you’re good to go.
This leads to some extremely fast cars, and yet all of them are very different.
So what does it take to take the record at Pikes Peak? How quick is it possible to go with no rules?
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  • The hideous high pen dolly answer because kilometer simplistically knock of a salty cold. hateful, rough asphalt

    Jesiqa QueenJesiqa QueenPrije 8 sati
  • 6:20 nothing more tan bruises?! jesus christ, that is insane.

    Vitun PelleVitun PellePrije 15 sati
  • Group B lol but a hill climb.

    Nu TerraNu TerraPrije 22 sati
  • So technically you could participate in the race with a submarine

    SamZarifYTSamZarifYTPrije 22 sati
  • How much wing? Yes.

    VegetaVegetaPrije dan
  • The new search behaviourally burn because hill pertinently skip apropos a depressed kiss. meaty, peaceful voice

    LeonaLeona KrulishKrulishLeonaLeona KrulishKrulishPrije dan
  • would be great if someone tries something with Active Suspension

    paul Rubenspaul RubensPrije dan
  • Why do I feel special because I used to live near pikes peak

    pǝɹoᙠɹıSpǝɹoᙠɹıSPrije dan
  • Every time I hear pike peak race, the 1st car comes to my mind is Suzuki Escudo Pike's peak version. Legend for all Gran Turismo 1 players 😁

    Janvier SechanJanvier SechanPrije dan
  • It's cool driving past pikes peak everyday on my way to work and the road is sweeet, buuut a swift 8min run turns into a 2 hour drive when you're stuck behind a soccer mom from Texas stopping to take pictures on every corner.

    Dave TarwaterDave TarwaterPrije dan
  • I really want to see a race like this on a more standard course

    Bob JonesBob JonesPrije dan
  • What a nice place, to have a crash On the side of mountain Well at least, before you fall to the cliff. The view is awesome

    Rizal PambudiRizal PambudiPrije dan
  • One of my favorite races got to race it on a ATV in 2019

    Tyler PortilloTyler PortilloPrije 2 dana
  • Hey, Where is Tajima Gravel road is a true hill climb.

    バナリン[皇帝バイキング]バナリン[皇帝バイキング]Prije 2 dana
  • Driver 61 please do an analysis on those flying F1 race boats. Doing 5 G's in fast cornering speeds and acceleration.

    Steve FloridaSteve FloridaPrije 2 dana
  • i wanna see rhe bugatti bollide on this

    Spedracer55Spedracer55Prije 2 dana
  • measure weight 1:1 in lb. then talk

    The Guns N Glory ShowThe Guns N Glory ShowPrije 2 dana
  • Uh the wing drawing was wrong (3:46). You want to show the airflow moving under the wing not over. The underside is the lower pressure area that creates suction. The high pressure top has some effect in pushing the vehicle down, but it’s the suction side (bottom) that does most the work.

    Monty 4248Monty 4248Prije 2 dana
  • Great video, thanks. Could you do a video on the period when the Pikes Peak challenge was even more complex, when the road was part surfaced and part gravel. The videos of the modified Audi and Peugeot rally cars setting records, driven by Michelle Mouton, Walter Rohrl and Ari Vatennen, are amazing to watch. Unlimited engineering driven by unlimited courage!

    JakobusVdLJakobusVdLPrije 3 dana
  • Build a helicopter car and fly to the top

    Las VegarLas VegarPrije 3 dana
  • i just tell you every video that ask for like etc iam not gonna do it for exact that reason its like do you have a dollar please please just annoying as hell

    OshacoChanOshacoChanPrije 3 dana
  • Thank god he's not dead.

    Jack deyJack deyPrije 3 dana
  • so the road being cooler at cloud level meant lower traction, what if you somehow had tire warmers or something?

    Jon HilleJon HillePrije 3 dana
  • Dr.HRworld talking to filch caopy&paste video🤢🤢🤮🤮🤮🤮

    আবুবকরআবুবকরPrije 3 dana
  • Woh 😲

    William TiopiraWilliam TiopiraPrije 3 dana
  • Ahh pikes peak, where the only things keeping the car on the ground is the massive downforce and the sheer weight of the drivers ball

    irvan rayirvan rayPrije 3 dana
  • The group b of hill climbs

    orion porion pPrije 3 dana
  • Out of curiosity. Could you in theory pump oxygen into the intake just like for the drivers at high altitudes for more power.

    Daniel SheffieldDaniel SheffieldPrije 4 dana
  • 4:07 Ok that's cool looking.

    Sasha Gareau-DavisSasha Gareau-DavisPrije 4 dana
  • Been a subscriber for months. Love your content and your incredible background in racing helps give an eloquent perspective of someone in that world.

    Nico LegastoNico LegastoPrije 4 dana
  • "You could even go full Adrian Newey" Surely you mean go full Gordon Murray.

    trillbotrillboPrije 4 dana
    • don't you mean full Jim Hall? Search for Chaparral 2J 'sucker car' - 10 years before Murray 'borrowed' the idea for F1

      JakobusVdLJakobusVdLPrije 3 dana
  • God bless you........

    TTTeoTTTeoPrije 4 dana
  • I subbed because i like being told what to watch next. I spend more time looking for stuff to watch then watching.

    blookyblops and the tinfoil hat gangblookyblops and the tinfoil hat gangPrije 4 dana
  • Driver61: "Or you can go full Adrian Newey and have a fa..." Gordon Murray: "Errr... Full what now?"

    SMIFFYSMIFFYPrije 4 dana
    • and somewhere in Texas, Jim Hall is going 'WTF????'

      JakobusVdLJakobusVdLPrije 3 dana
  • it was like group B rally

    Charles BallietCharles BallietPrije 4 dana
  • I'm pretty astounded that these cars can go so fast despite the weight of the ginormous balls the drivers have.

    ZetaZetaPrije 5 dana
  • Moms In there suv going 120 in Germany would win

    Lui TheGreatLui TheGreatPrije 5 dana
  • Michel Mouton the best ever!

    fab harlockfab harlockPrije 5 dana
  • Such a great job narrating. If you are writing your script Well Done.

    Jonathan LongJonathan LongPrije 5 dana
  • Active systems control is crucial for new speed records

    Donovan PikoDonovan PikoPrije 6 dana
  • Blablabla.... And the sound ?

    David PointierDavid PointierPrije 6 dana
  • 5:40 is every ricers dream

    GregdabratGregdabratPrije 6 dana
  • Now go down it

    GregdabratGregdabratPrije 6 dana
  • Said I wonder if you know...

    Chammp BoiChammp BoiPrije 6 dana
  • Yo I just had this million dolalr idea let AIs drive those crazy machines so we could make them even faster and more dangerous with little or no need for safety features. Imagine the craziness racing can get when we don't need to worry about that driver behind the wheel going home to his kids.

    George LUGeorge LUPrije 6 dana
  • that crash was terrifying. I can't fucking believe that the driver survived that 130mph wreck. Damn some impressive engineering and probably luck/

    George LUGeorge LUPrije 6 dana
  • Looks like a good place to get shitfaced and stomp on the accelerator

    George LUGeorge LUPrije 6 dana
  • It's worth noting that the aero wings are only that huge to generate down force _at lower speeds_ than an F1 car races at. On a course like this cornering speed is where time is gained rather than on the straights so grip is king.

    BuggsBuggsPrije 6 dana
  • 4:23 What about the actual real-life Chaparrel and Brabham fan assisted cars? Trust Red Bull to invent something that already existed and make a lot of PR about it..

    BuggsBuggsPrije 6 dana
  • Isn’t it funny how someone can fly off a mountain into trees at a high speed, getting bruises and be fine. But a soccer/football player can twist their ankle and need to be taken away by stretcher. How are they real sports but racing isn’t to these people

    Gallagher TalksGallagher TalksPrije 6 dana
    • Because racers sit on their ass protected by expensive hightec cages and stuff while an engine does the work and money/engineering determines if they get a shot at winning, genius! real sports is about personal skill and achievment, not about being present while something else does the work and gets crushed for you.

      Die DampfbrasseDie DampfbrassePrije 6 dana
  • He will heart this (I hope so)

    Albertus Nathan WidjajaAlbertus Nathan WidjajaPrije 6 dana
  • 2:58 It STARTS thin - over 5000 feet elevation at the BOTTOM - and gets a lot worse. My poor Celica was VERY UNHAPPY by the time I got to the top.

    Brice FleckensteinBrice FleckensteinPrije 6 dana
  • 0:09 I've DRIVEN Pikes Peak - back when the higher part of it was still gravel. (no, I wasn't in the race - just wanted to see the course the one and only time I was ever in the area). Aero is mostly a waste except for DOWNFORCE on the very fastest parts of that road, but might be more important now that they HAVE paved it all.

    Brice FleckensteinBrice FleckensteinPrije 6 dana
  • The real Pikes Peak is the old track without asphalt. These guys in the past must have balls of steel

    Der SteffDer SteffPrije 6 dana
  • Wish you had covered any of the 2 wheel records.

    YofuYofuPrije 6 dana
  • "Beating Loen at pikes peak" Summoning Salt music starts playing

    BOESNIKBOESNIKPrije 6 dana
  • I always wonder why scientists go through all the trouble to define SI-units just so a handful of people are still able to ignore them completely ^^ 87 miles an hour. What a pleasure ^^

    Sir MuzzelotSir MuzzelotPrije 6 dana
  • I kinda want F1 to be that kind of crazyland within a certain budget. So you really can see the true genius of the engineers.

    MMMMPrije 7 dana
  • Get the 919 Hybrid Evo in there!

    HammernautHammernautPrije 7 dana
  • I’ve raced Pikes Peak and I can confirm it’s the coolest racing event in the US

    John KennedyJohn KennedyPrije 7 dana
  • 4:23 potentually you can go full ...what ?

    Augustas PaulauskasAugustas PaulauskasPrije 7 dana
  • so, no car limits, no track protection is all good. While Group B with power, weight and tech limits with sort of protected tracks is now banned...

    IRP MartasIRP MartasPrije 7 dana
  • They will never be at the same level as Group B

    RedDragonRedDragonPrije 7 dana
  • I might try a turboshaft jet engine from a helicopter, with six or even eight wheels and sucking some of the engine air from under the car when braking and turning. Multiple wheels would allow much more down force without destroying the tires. The goal would be 4G's acceleration, braking, and cornering - just on the limit of what a driver could stand. Also probably computer-enhanced steering and traction control to prevent sliding off the hill. Basically use some of the tricks that drag racers use to get 5G acceleration, including different tires inspired by top fuelers.

    Gary BickfordGary BickfordPrije 7 dana
  • Ive driven up pikes peak multiple times, I could never imagine racing up it...

    KyleKylePrije 7 dana
  • This is what the modern WRC should be like

    supertrix101supertrix101Prije 7 dana
  • It is called density altitude!!!

    Ryan MorganRyan MorganPrije 7 dana
  • Wait if you made a light nimble and fast quad turbo car with high downforce i might be the fatstes car there and because of the four turbos you would have a lot more air in the engine.

    sad potatosad potatoPrije 8 dana
  • Lets all remember one of the first pikes peak cars we were introduced to. Suzuki Escudo Pikes Peak.

    IIGrayfoxIIIIGrayfoxIIPrije 8 dana
  • Why don't you just bring a plane on Pikes Peak if they don't have any rules other than safety

    Yurack JungYurack JungPrije 8 dana
  • Never fails to amaze me how safe some cars and vehicles have become, a 130 mph crash careening into trees, and he got nothing more than a few bruises. If this doesn't blow your mind, it should.

    Chops.RiddimChops.RiddimPrije 8 dana
  • So they turbo charge the car and the driver? 1:48

    Def1nedDef1nedPrije 8 dana
  • Okay i subbed. Give me one of those heart thingys so i know that you love me 😂

    John`s Rabid MuttJohn`s Rabid MuttPrije 9 dana
  • Wait, this dude crashed at 200kph into a bunch of trees and is unharmed? Thats absolutely mad

    MaxMaxPrije 9 dana
  • I didn't know there wasn't any regulation. Good video!

    En UskoEn UskoPrije 9 dana
  • Too many badverts, i lost interest.

    finger351finger351Prije 9 dana
  • Electric cars are so cool!

    ghxstcxntrxl musicghxstcxntrxl musicPrije 9 dana
  • Basically Group B rally's descendant.

    Trainzguy2472Trainzguy2472Prije 9 dana
  • “Power to weight ratio” and “Less air at high elevation” This means advantageous for electric vehicles, I wonder if how many participants comes with electric motors... Fuel are much lighter than batteries, and batteries are prone to overheating, but the power to weight of electric motors can be far higher than that of the combustion engines, and more weight is saved on the gears.

    Kerbodynamic XKerbodynamic XPrije 9 dana
  • still saying speed in mph? come on...

    Daniele SartoriDaniele SartoriPrije 10 dana
  • This is called racing. Formula 1 should be like this. No limits on engine ,speed or downforce ,only safety regulations. With all the regulations and limitations it has turned in to a political circus when everyone tries to find a loophole or break the rules without getting noticed. Simply unwatchable.

    tnk657tnk657Prije 10 dana
    • @Qaiser The Cuber Wow really ''detailed'' answer

      tnk657tnk657Prije 5 dana
    • That is not racing

      Qaiser The CuberQaiser The CuberPrije 5 dana
  • Paving destroyed Pikes Peak - it introduced .... grip. It's like a F1 circuit in the mountains. The times of paved and pre-paved era are not comparable.

    MotoChrissMotoChrissPrije 10 dana
  • If there aint no rules just use a helicopter

    Jesse HaettaJesse HaettaPrije 10 dana
    • And that's why other racing has rules

      Qaiser The CuberQaiser The CuberPrije 5 dana
  • are motorcycles allowed?

    Aaron GschwendtAaron GschwendtPrije 10 dana
  • Why not use a plane?

    Aaron GschwendtAaron GschwendtPrije 10 dana
  • Newey was using Gordon Murray's fan car and the difference Murray actually built the thing

    David LawlorDavid LawlorPrije 10 dana
  • 0:44 That damn sound...

    Awolf69Awolf69Prije 10 dana
  • I felt compelled to subscribe after watching for about six minutes and being asked to do so because they would appreciate it. I thoroughly enjoyed all of the exciting video and found the commentary to be quite informative and professional while being easy to nderstand. I never felt as if I were being talked down to. I really look forward to more videos from these people. Thank you for an amazing drive!

    1BulldogBob1BulldogBobPrije 10 dana
  • Man...id love to get ahold of an indy car engine and throw it into my old broken 96 firebird, or maybe a massive electric motor. I think it'd be hilarious either way.

    NeoIsrafilNeoIsrafilPrije 10 dana
  • >full adrian newney sounds like someone forgot about chaparral.

    NemoNemoPrije 10 dana
  • Does this mean you could basically bring a car with a propeller and fly to the top?

    RyditonRyditonPrije 11 dana
  • The fancy fortnight luckily twist because factory socially train barring a lyrical sex. wet, boiling milkshake

    Sy HungrySy HungryPrije 11 dana
  • It's a shame It's all paved now, it was much more intresting when there was tarmac and dirt mixed up

    Lucio MasoeroLucio MasoeroPrije 11 dana
  • 'Air being forced upwards, and less downforce on the car'. That is total bullshit. The air being pushed upwards just causes drag, the downforce comes from the low pressure zone below/behind the wing.

    Julian RJulian RPrije 11 dana
  • This channel is gold.

    GhaziB17GhaziB17Prije 12 dana
  • since i'm not a crazy fast pro driver with a car that has double the downforce as weight, whats the speed limit for normal people?

    l1tn1ng b0t 85l1tn1ng b0t 85Prije 12 dana
  • I think Pikes Peak should be a track in Gran Turismo.

    Nathan HaNathan HaPrije 12 dana
  • Kinda suprised the 1978 Brabham fan car was not mentioned with the fictional redbull downforce car.

    J  J  Prije 13 dana
  • Wait, no rules..... so.... rockets?

    Timothy PryorTimothy PryorPrije 13 dana
  • quick question: can you like pump air from oxygen bottles into engines? I know its very heavy, isnt it worth it tho?

    The Abdo KallabThe Abdo KallabPrije 13 dana
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