Rhys Millen, the current record holder with 9m46.164 tries out his Hyundai Genesis to the top of Pikes Peak mountain as he prepares for the June 30 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb (PPIHC) at Pike National Forest, 10 miles (16 km) west of Colorado Springs, Colorado, on June 9, 2013.  The mountain is not only a national landmark but is also home of The Pikes Peak International Hill Climb (PPIHC), also known as The Race to the Clouds, an annual automobile and motorcycle hillclimb to the summit of Pikes Peak. 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 percent.    AFP PHOTO/JOE KLAMAR        (Photo credit should read JOE KLAMAR/AFP/Getty Images)