Mad Mike will tackle Pikes Peak in a 4-rotor Mazda3

New Zealand drift star “Mad” Mike (no, not that 1) Whiddett is placing jointly a rotary-powered, rear-wheel-drive Mazda3 hatchback to get on the 2022 functioning of the Pikes Peak Worldwide Hill Climb. This 1,200-horsepower monstrosity will tackle the 100th jogging of the globe-famous “Race to the Clouds.” 

Details are trim for the time becoming, but its 4-digit power figures and rear-wheel push are sure to blend in spectacular trend. This year’s operating of the Hill Climb is slated to consider put the weekend of June 26th. Organizers assured that the annual Enthusiast Fest in Colorado Springs will go as planned, as will the race’s hall of fame induction ceremony. All of that is subject matter to change owing to the ongoing pandemic, of system. 

But irrespective of any hypothetical issues about the celebration, the organizers say they foresee “unprecedented” interest from all get-togethers (brands, teams and person entries) this year. Whilst the party celebrated its centennial in 2016, a hiatus all through Environment War II (1942-’45) will make 2022 the 100th official managing of the occasion. 

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