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2013 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb: Thursday practice

Highlights from the third day of practice on Pikes Peak

Jeff Zwart races his 2007 Porshe GT3 Cup Car around a tight corner Thursday, June 27, 2013, during the second day of practice for the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on Pikes Peak.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Jeff Zwart races his 2007 Porshe GT3 Cup Car around a tight corner Thursday, June 27, 2013, during the third day of practice for the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on Pikes Peak. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Jeff Grace races is 2005 KTM 610 SMR around a corner Thursday, June 27, 2013, during the second day of practice for the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on Pikes Peak.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Jeff Grace races is 2005 KTM 610 SMR around a corner Thursday, June 27, 2013, during the third day of practice for the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on Pikes Peak. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Romain Dumas races his 2013 Norma M20 through the turns below Devil's Playground Thursday, June 27, 2013, during the second day of practice for the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on Pikes Peak.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Romain Dumas races his 2013 Norma M20 through the turns below Devil's Playground Thursday, June 27, 2013, during the third day of practice for the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on Pikes Peak. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Romain Dumas races his 2013 Norma M20 through the turns below Devil's Playground Thursday, June 27, 2013, during the second day of practice for the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on Pikes Peak.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Romain Dumas races his 2013 Norma M20 through the turns below Devil's Playground Thursday, June 27, 2013, during the third day of practice for the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on Pikes Peak. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Eddie Smith races his 2011 TreMoto 321 around a corner above the Bottomless Pit Thursday, June 27, 2013, during the second day of practice for the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on Pikes Peak.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Eddie Smith races his 2011 TreMoto 321 around a corner above the Bottomless Pit Thursday, June 27, 2013, during the third day of practice for the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on Pikes Peak. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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John Edward-Parton races his 2003 Mini Cooper S through the turns below Devil's Playground Thursday, June 27, 2013, during the second day of practice for the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on Pikes Peak.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

John Edward-Parton races his 2003 Mini Cooper S through the turns below Devil's Playground Thursday, June 27, 2013, during the third day of practice for the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on Pikes Peak. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Mark Rennison races his 1986 Ford RS 200 Evolution above Glenn Cove Thursday, June 27, 2013, during the second day of practice for the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on Pikes Peak.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Mark Rennison races his 1986 Ford RS 200 Evolution above Glenn Cove Thursday, June 27, 2013, during the third day of practice for the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on Pikes Peak. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Michael Leon races his 2011 Amarok PIA around a corner above the Bottomless Pit Thursday, June 27, 2013, during the second day of practice for the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on Pikes Peak.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Michael Leon races his 2011 Amarok PIA around a corner above the Bottomless Pit Thursday, June 27, 2013, during the third day of practice for the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on Pikes Peak. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Sebastien Loeb races his 2013 Peugeot 208 T16 around a tight corner Thursday, June 27, 2013, during the second day of practice for the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on Pikes Peak.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Sebastien Loeb races his 2013 Peugeot 208 T16 around a tight corner Thursday, June 27, 2013, during the third day of practice for the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on Pikes Peak. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Masahito Wantanabe races his sidecar around a corner above the Bottomless Pit Thursday, June 27, 2013, during the second day of practice for the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on Pikes Peak.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Masahito Wantanabe races his sidecar around a corner above the Bottomless Pit Thursday, June 27, 2013, during the third day of practice for the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on Pikes Peak. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Zachary Jacobs races his 2009 Honda CRF250R past the Bottomless Pit Thursday, June 27, 2013, during the second day of practice for the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on Pikes Peak.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Zachary Jacobs races his 2009 Honda CRF250R past the Bottomless Pit Thursday, June 27, 2013, during the third day of practice for the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on Pikes Peak. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Wade Boyd races his sidecar past the Bottomless Pit Thursday, June 27, 2013, during the second day of practice for the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on Pikes Peak.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Wade Boyd races his sidecar past the Bottomless Pit Thursday, June 27, 2013, during the third day of practice for the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on Pikes Peak. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Toshiki Yoshioka races his 2013 Subaru BRZ through the turns below Devil's Playground Thursday, June 27, 2013, during the second day of practice for the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on Pikes Peak.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Toshiki Yoshioka races his 2013 Subaru BRZ through the turns below Devil's Playground Thursday, June 27, 2013, during the third day of practice for the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on Pikes Peak. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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John Edwards-Parton races his 2003 Mini Cooper around a corner Thursday, June 27, 2013, during the second day of practice for the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on Pikes Peak.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

John Edwards-Parton races his 2003 Mini Cooper around a corner Thursday, June 27, 2013, during the third day of practice for the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on Pikes Peak. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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John Edward-Parton races his 2003 Mini Cooper S through the turns below Devil's Playground Thursday, June 27, 2013, during the second day of practice for the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on Pikes Peak.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

John Edward-Parton races his 2003 Mini Cooper S through the turns below Devil's Playground Thursday, June 27, 2013, during the third day of practice for the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on Pikes Peak. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Sead Causevic races his 2013 Scion FR-S through the turns below Devil's Playground Thursday, June 27, 2013, during the second day of practice for the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on Pikes Peak.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Sead Causevic races his 2013 Scion FR-S through the turns below Devil's Playground Thursday, June 27, 2013, during the third day of practice for the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on Pikes Peak. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Robert Philika drives through the curves above Glen Cove as the sun rises Thursday, June 27, 2013, during the second day of practice for the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on Pikes Peak.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Robert Philika drives through the curves above Glen Cove as the sun rises Thursday, June 27, 2013, during the third day of practice for the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on Pikes Peak. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Mark Niemi races his 2007 Honda CRF450R around a corner above the Bottomless Pit Thursday, June 27, 2013, during the second day of practice for the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on Pikes Peak.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Mark Niemi races his 2007 Honda CRF450R around a corner above the Bottomless Pit Thursday, June 27, 2013, during the third day of practice for the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on Pikes Peak. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Codie Vahsholtz races his 1996 Kawasaki KX 250 around a corner above the Bottomless Pit Thursday, June 27, 2013, during the second day of practice for the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on Pikes Peak.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Codie Vahsholtz races his 1996 Kawasaki KX 250 around a corner above the Bottomless Pit Thursday, June 27, 2013, during the third day of practice for the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on Pikes Peak. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Bruno Langlois races his Ducati Multistrada past the Bottomless Pit Thursday, June 27, 2013, during the second day of practice for the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on Pikes Peak.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Bruno Langlois races his Ducati Multistrada past the Bottomless Pit Thursday, June 27, 2013, during the third day of practice for the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on Pikes Peak. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Kash Singh races his 2008 Ford Shelby GT500 through the turns below Devil's Playground Thursday, June 27, 2013, during the second day of practice for the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on Pikes Peak.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Kash Singh races his 2008 Ford Shelby GT500 through the turns below Devil's Playground Thursday, June 27, 2013, during the third day of practice for the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on Pikes Peak. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Greg Chicoine races his Kawasaki KX450 Supper around a corner above the Bottomless Pit Thursday, June 27, 2013, during the second day of practice for the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on Pikes Peak.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Greg Chicoine races his Kawasaki KX450 Supper around a corner above the Bottomless Pit Thursday, June 27, 2013, during the third day of practice for the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on Pikes Peak. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Jean-Philippe Dayraut races his 2011 Mini Countryman around a tight corner Thursday, June 27, 2013, during the second day of practice for the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on Pikes Peak.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Jean-Philippe Dayraut races his 2011 Mini Countryman around a tight corner Thursday, June 27, 2013, during the third day of practice for the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on Pikes Peak. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Spencer Steele races his 2013 PVA PVA through the turns below Devil's Playground Thursday, June 27, 2013, during the second day of practice for the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on Pikes Peak.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Spencer Steele races his 2013 PVA PVA through the turns below Devil's Playground Thursday, June 27, 2013, during the third day of practice for the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on Pikes Peak. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Romain Dumas races his 2013 Norma M20 around a tight corner Thursday, June 27, 2013, during the second day of practice for the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on Pikes Peak.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Romain Dumas races his 2013 Norma M20 around a tight corner Thursday, June 27, 2013, during the third day of practice for the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on Pikes Peak. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Carlin Dunne races past the Bottomless Pit Thursday, June 27, 2013, during the second day of practice for the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on Pikes Peak.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Carlin Dunne races past the Bottomless Pit Thursday, June 27, 2013, during the third day of practice for the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on Pikes Peak. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Romain Dumas races his 2013 Norma M20 through the twisty turns above Glen Cove Thursday, June 27, 2013, during the second day of practice for the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on Pikes Peak.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Romain Dumas races his 2013 Norma M20 through the twisty turns above Glen Cove Thursday, June 27, 2013, during the third day of practice for the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on Pikes Peak. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Jeff Zwart races his 2007 Porshe GT3 Cup Car around a tight corner Thursday, June 27, 2013, during the second day of practice for the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on Pikes Peak.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Jeff Zwart races his 2007 Porshe GT3 Cup Car around a tight corner Thursday, June 27, 2013, during the third day of practice for the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on Pikes Peak. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Jeremy Foley races through the turns below Devil's Playground Thursday, June 27, 2013, during the second day of practice for the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on Pikes Peak.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Jeremy Foley races through the turns below Devil's Playground Thursday, June 27, 2013, during the third day of practice for the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on Pikes Peak. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Jeff Zwart races his 2007 Porshe GT3 Cup Car around a tight corner Thursday, June 27, 2013, during the second day of practice for the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on Pikes Peak.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Jeff Zwart races his 2007 Porshe GT3 Cup Car around a tight corner Thursday, June 27, 2013, during the third day of practice for the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on Pikes Peak. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Jeff Grace races is 2005 KTM 610 SMR around a corner Thursday, June 27, 2013, during the second day of practice for the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on Pikes Peak.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Jeff Grace races is 2005 KTM 610 SMR around a corner Thursday, June 27, 2013, during the third day of practice for the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on Pikes Peak. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Romain Dumas races his 2013 Norma M20 through the turns below Devil's Playground Thursday, June 27, 2013, during the second day of practice for the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on Pikes Peak.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Romain Dumas races his 2013 Norma M20 through the turns below Devil's Playground Thursday, June 27, 2013, during the third day of practice for the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on Pikes Peak. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Romain Dumas races his 2013 Norma M20 through the turns below Devil's Playground Thursday, June 27, 2013, during the second day of practice for the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on Pikes Peak.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Romain Dumas races his 2013 Norma M20 through the turns below Devil's Playground Thursday, June 27, 2013, during the third day of practice for the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on Pikes Peak. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Eddie Smith races his 2011 TreMoto 321 around a corner above the Bottomless Pit Thursday, June 27, 2013, during the second day of practice for the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on Pikes Peak.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Eddie Smith races his 2011 TreMoto 321 around a corner above the Bottomless Pit Thursday, June 27, 2013, during the third day of practice for the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on Pikes Peak. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

John Edward-Parton races his 2003 Mini Cooper S through the turns below Devil's Playground Thursday, June 27, 2013, during the second day of practice for the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on Pikes Peak.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

John Edward-Parton races his 2003 Mini Cooper S through the turns below Devil's Playground Thursday, June 27, 2013, during the third day of practice for the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on Pikes Peak. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Mark Rennison races his 1986 Ford RS 200 Evolution above Glenn Cove Thursday, June 27, 2013, during the second day of practice for the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on Pikes Peak.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Mark Rennison races his 1986 Ford RS 200 Evolution above Glenn Cove Thursday, June 27, 2013, during the third day of practice for the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on Pikes Peak. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Michael Leon races his 2011 Amarok PIA around a corner above the Bottomless Pit Thursday, June 27, 2013, during the second day of practice for the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on Pikes Peak.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Michael Leon races his 2011 Amarok PIA around a corner above the Bottomless Pit Thursday, June 27, 2013, during the third day of practice for the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on Pikes Peak. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Sebastien Loeb races his 2013 Peugeot 208 T16 around a tight corner Thursday, June 27, 2013, during the second day of practice for the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on Pikes Peak.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Sebastien Loeb races his 2013 Peugeot 208 T16 around a tight corner Thursday, June 27, 2013, during the third day of practice for the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on Pikes Peak. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Masahito Wantanabe races his sidecar around a corner above the Bottomless Pit Thursday, June 27, 2013, during the second day of practice for the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on Pikes Peak.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Masahito Wantanabe races his sidecar around a corner above the Bottomless Pit Thursday, June 27, 2013, during the third day of practice for the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on Pikes Peak. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Zachary Jacobs races his 2009 Honda CRF250R past the Bottomless Pit Thursday, June 27, 2013, during the second day of practice for the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on Pikes Peak.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Zachary Jacobs races his 2009 Honda CRF250R past the Bottomless Pit Thursday, June 27, 2013, during the third day of practice for the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on Pikes Peak. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Wade Boyd races his sidecar past the Bottomless Pit Thursday, June 27, 2013, during the second day of practice for the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on Pikes Peak.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Wade Boyd races his sidecar past the Bottomless Pit Thursday, June 27, 2013, during the third day of practice for the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on Pikes Peak. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Toshiki Yoshioka races his 2013 Subaru BRZ through the turns below Devil's Playground Thursday, June 27, 2013, during the second day of practice for the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on Pikes Peak.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Toshiki Yoshioka races his 2013 Subaru BRZ through the turns below Devil's Playground Thursday, June 27, 2013, during the third day of practice for the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on Pikes Peak. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

John Edwards-Parton races his 2003 Mini Cooper around a corner Thursday, June 27, 2013, during the second day of practice for the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on Pikes Peak.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

John Edwards-Parton races his 2003 Mini Cooper around a corner Thursday, June 27, 2013, during the third day of practice for the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on Pikes Peak. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

John Edward-Parton races his 2003 Mini Cooper S through the turns below Devil's Playground Thursday, June 27, 2013, during the second day of practice for the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on Pikes Peak.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

John Edward-Parton races his 2003 Mini Cooper S through the turns below Devil's Playground Thursday, June 27, 2013, during the third day of practice for the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on Pikes Peak. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Sead Causevic races his 2013 Scion FR-S through the turns below Devil's Playground Thursday, June 27, 2013, during the second day of practice for the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on Pikes Peak.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Sead Causevic races his 2013 Scion FR-S through the turns below Devil's Playground Thursday, June 27, 2013, during the third day of practice for the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on Pikes Peak. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Robert Philika drives through the curves above Glen Cove as the sun rises Thursday, June 27, 2013, during the second day of practice for the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on Pikes Peak.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Robert Philika drives through the curves above Glen Cove as the sun rises Thursday, June 27, 2013, during the third day of practice for the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on Pikes Peak. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Mark Niemi races his 2007 Honda CRF450R around a corner above the Bottomless Pit Thursday, June 27, 2013, during the second day of practice for the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on Pikes Peak.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Mark Niemi races his 2007 Honda CRF450R around a corner above the Bottomless Pit Thursday, June 27, 2013, during the third day of practice for the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on Pikes Peak. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Codie Vahsholtz races his 1996 Kawasaki KX 250 around a corner above the Bottomless Pit Thursday, June 27, 2013, during the second day of practice for the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on Pikes Peak.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Codie Vahsholtz races his 1996 Kawasaki KX 250 around a corner above the Bottomless Pit Thursday, June 27, 2013, during the third day of practice for the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on Pikes Peak. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Bruno Langlois races his Ducati Multistrada past the Bottomless Pit Thursday, June 27, 2013, during the second day of practice for the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on Pikes Peak.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Bruno Langlois races his Ducati Multistrada past the Bottomless Pit Thursday, June 27, 2013, during the third day of practice for the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on Pikes Peak. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Kash Singh races his 2008 Ford Shelby GT500 through the turns below Devil's Playground Thursday, June 27, 2013, during the second day of practice for the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on Pikes Peak.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Kash Singh races his 2008 Ford Shelby GT500 through the turns below Devil's Playground Thursday, June 27, 2013, during the third day of practice for the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on Pikes Peak. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Greg Chicoine races his Kawasaki KX450 Supper around a corner above the Bottomless Pit Thursday, June 27, 2013, during the second day of practice for the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on Pikes Peak.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Greg Chicoine races his Kawasaki KX450 Supper around a corner above the Bottomless Pit Thursday, June 27, 2013, during the third day of practice for the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on Pikes Peak. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Jean-Philippe Dayraut races his 2011 Mini Countryman around a tight corner Thursday, June 27, 2013, during the second day of practice for the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on Pikes Peak.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Jean-Philippe Dayraut races his 2011 Mini Countryman around a tight corner Thursday, June 27, 2013, during the third day of practice for the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on Pikes Peak. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Spencer Steele races his 2013 PVA PVA through the turns below Devil's Playground Thursday, June 27, 2013, during the second day of practice for the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on Pikes Peak.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Spencer Steele races his 2013 PVA PVA through the turns below Devil's Playground Thursday, June 27, 2013, during the third day of practice for the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on Pikes Peak. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Romain Dumas races his 2013 Norma M20 around a tight corner Thursday, June 27, 2013, during the second day of practice for the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on Pikes Peak.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Romain Dumas races his 2013 Norma M20 around a tight corner Thursday, June 27, 2013, during the third day of practice for the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on Pikes Peak. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Carlin Dunne races past the Bottomless Pit Thursday, June 27, 2013, during the second day of practice for the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on Pikes Peak.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Carlin Dunne races past the Bottomless Pit Thursday, June 27, 2013, during the third day of practice for the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on Pikes Peak. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Romain Dumas races his 2013 Norma M20 through the twisty turns above Glen Cove Thursday, June 27, 2013, during the second day of practice for the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on Pikes Peak.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Romain Dumas races his 2013 Norma M20 through the twisty turns above Glen Cove Thursday, June 27, 2013, during the third day of practice for the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on Pikes Peak. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Jeff Zwart races his 2007 Porshe GT3 Cup Car around a tight corner Thursday, June 27, 2013, during the second day of practice for the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on Pikes Peak.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Jeff Zwart races his 2007 Porshe GT3 Cup Car around a tight corner Thursday, June 27, 2013, during the third day of practice for the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on Pikes Peak. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Jeremy Foley races through the turns below Devil's Playground Thursday, June 27, 2013, during the second day of practice for the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on Pikes Peak.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Jeremy Foley races through the turns below Devil's Playground Thursday, June 27, 2013, during the third day of practice for the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on Pikes Peak. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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