Volkswagen Motorsport’s record-breaking Tianmen Mountain climb

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VW Motorsport has released onboard footage of its all-electric race car completing the Tianmen Mountain climb. Driven by two electric motors, the ID R finished the track in 7 minutes 38.585 seconds, covering 10.906km, including 99 hairpins, and 164 braking maneuvers.

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Sam joined the UKi Media & Events automotive team in 2017, having recently graduated from the University of Brighton with a degree in journalism. For the newest addition to the editorial team, stepping into the assistant editor position signalled the start of a career in the subject he studied. Now deputy editor for Professional MotorSport World and Engine + Powertrain Technology International, Sam writes content for both of the magazines and websites.

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