Aprilia SXV 5.5 wins 2008 Pikes Peak Hill Climb

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Aprilia_SXV_5.5_pikes_peak.jpgAn Aprilia SXV 5.5 piloted by Davey Durelle has won outright the 2008 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb. Durelle, competing in the 750cc class,  beat rivals on such machinery as Aprilia’s own 750cc Dorsoduro and the 1100cc Ducati Hypermotard (which won the 1200cc class).
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Davey completed the 12.4 mile, 156 corner course that climbs 4,720
feet to the mountains summit in 11mins, 42secs. Above is a helmet cam video of
the race filmed by Davey’s rival, Jeff Grace.  You can see
Davey pass Jeff just 14 seconds into the clip.

via Ducati and Two Wheels Blog

  • http://www.sideburnmagazine.com Ben Part

    Huurah! for helmet cams
    what a sad ending :(