Audi Quattro Porte “Pikes Peak” Bobby Unser 1:18 Scale Model by BRR

Audi Quattro Porte "Pikes Peak" Bobby Unser 1:18 Scale Model by BRR

Audi Quattro Porte “Pikes Peak” Bobby Unser 1:18 Scale Model by BRR

The Pikes Peak International Hill Climb (PPIHC), also known as The Race to the Clouds, is an annual automobile and motorcycle hillclimb to the summit of Pikes Peak in Colorado, USA. The track measures 12.42 miles (19.99 km) over 156 turns, climbing 4,720 ft (1,440 m) from the start at Mile 7 on Pikes Peak Highway, to the finish at 14,110 ft (4,300 m), on grades averaging 7.2%.[1] It used to consist of both gravel and paved sections, however as of August 2011, the highway is fully paved and as a result all subsequent runnings will be on asphalt from start to finish.
The race is self sanctioned and has taken place since 1916. It is currently contested by a variety of classes of cars, trucks, motorcycles and quads. There are often numerous new classes tried and discarded year-to-year. On average there are 130 competitors. The PPIHC operates as the Pikes Peak Auto Hill Climb Educational Museum to organize the annual motorsports event.
The oldest class is the Open Wheel division which has been run since 1916 and has been won by such names as Mario Andretti, Al Unser, Bobby Unser, and Robby Unser (the current class record holder, achieving 10 minutes 5.85 seconds in 1994). On July 4, 1966, Bobby Unser won the event overall for the eighth time in ten years. Robert William “Bobby” Unser is a retired American automobile racer. He is the brother of Al Unser, Jerry Unser and Louis Unser, the father of Robby Unser, and the uncle of Al Unser, Jr. and Johnny Unser. He is one of ten drivers to win the Indianapolis 500 three or more times, and one of only two (followed by Rick Mears) to have won the 500 in three different decades (1968, 75, 81). Bobby has also been a spokesman and advocate of many commercial products.
The model has never been released till now in 1/18 scale.
Exclusive version released by BBR Exclusive Car Models Premium version, with leatherette handstitched base. Only 100 pcs released for worldwide.

Audi Quattro Porte "Pikes Peak" Bobby Unser 1:18 Scale Model by BRR

Audi Quattro Porte “Pikes Peak” Bobby Unser 1:18 Scale Model by BRR

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