The Conversation After the “Close Call” at Pikes Peak 04 September 2016, 10:59 am

Pikes Peak Crash - Mackin Toyota 86

Imagine this for a brief moment: you’re piloting the SR by Toyota 86 that’s speeding up the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, when all of a sudden, you lose a bit of control and are almost facing what could’ve been a terrible turn for the worst towards disaster. For Rob Walker, driver for Team Mackin Industries/Evasive Motorsports, this is exactly what happened at the most recent PPIHC earlier this summer. You’ll see in the video below the exact danger we described and that he actually faced the entire time while racing the 2JZ-powered 86 with just a bit too much power; trust us—it’s a good one:

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