This Mitsubishi Evo Killing A Hill Climb Will Remind You Why Evos Rock
The 100th anniversary of the Pikes Peak Hill Climb is weeks away, which means many rally car lovers are just jones-ing for some quality hill climbs. If you happen to be one of those going through rally car withdrawal, never fear—this video of a Mitsubishi Evo rally car climbing a hill in Lebanon is sure to whet your appetite.
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Roger Feghali, a Lebanese rally car driver, took on the Arsoun Hill Climb in his home country earlier this month. Behind the wheel of a sexy Lancer Evo VI, Feghali showcases why hill climbing is such a wonderful racing event to watch—just listen to the sounds the Evo makes on its way up! The rally car driver’s skills shouldn’t be too shocking, since his day job is modifying cars in Beirut for rally use.
It should come as no surprise that Feghali walked away with a win at the June 6th race.
So, now that you’ve checked out the Evo completely rock that hill climb, it’s time to focus your attention and gird your loins for Pikes Peak. The race is entering its 100th year—keep in mind it’s not consecutive, thanks to some wars—officially on June 26th. And it might just be one of the most exciting years yet. It will be interesting to see what the race’s lineup—which is becoming more electric vehicle-focused each year—will hold up to the summit’s thin air.