The famous Big Red Camaro went to compete in the Pikes Peak 2017. Rookie drive RJ Gottlieb took 4th place in the Open Class with a time of 11:08. The team switched from a supercharged 598 ci Chevy big-block V8 called “The Elephant” used for top speed mile runs to a naturally-aspirated 555 ci Chevy big-block V8 they call “The Beast” for Pikes Peak. The high-compression 555 ci V8 makes 861 horsepower and 680 lb-ft of torque to the wheels.
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