Acura Podiums at 101st Running of Pikes Peak International Hill Climb

  • James Robinson pushed his wild Acura NSX Type S Active Aero Study to a podium finish
  • Acura has earned a podium finish at Pikes Peak for 11 consecutive years
  • Top-10 finishes for the new Integra Type S and TLX Type S

Acura earned four top-10 finishes and a podium in the 101st running of The Broadmoor Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, brought to you by Gran Turismo this weekend, with Acura engineer James Robinson finishing third in the highly competitive Time Attack 1 class with a time of 10:11.950.

Making its racing debut, the 2024 Integra Type S driven by fourth generation racer Loni Unser finished ninth in the Exhibition Class, with a time of 11:34.709. An impressive drive for the sophomore Pikes Peak racer. Unser’s family is American racing royalty with nine Indy 500 wins and twenty-six Pikes Peak overall crowns.

Acura engineer Paul Hubers returned for his second year on the mountain behind the wheel of an Integra 1.5T built by the Honda of America Racing Team (HART). His production-spec Integra completed the 12.42-mile course in 12:08.535, achieving a tenth-place finish in the Exhibition Class. Fellow Acura engineer and Pikes Peak veteran Jordan Guitar drove his HART-built TLX Type S to an impressive time of 11:12.164, for a seventh-place finish in the Exhibition Class.

Motorsports is a critical component of Acura’s commitment to Precision Crafted Performance, and its Pikes Peak efforts are a pure expression of this ethos. All Acura race team entries are prepped and crewed by a volunteer team of engineers out of the company’s R&D facilities in Ohio to further sharpen their performance-focused driving and engineering skills as they test future technologies for Acura production vehicles.

This is the performance brand’s 13th consecutive year competing at Pikes Peak, with the Acura team amassing an impressive 12 first place in-division finishes, over 30 podiums and multiple records.

The Pikes Peak International Hill Climb in Colorado is one of America’s longest running motorsports competitions. Since 1916, drivers from all over the world, in a wide variety of vehicles and from multiple motorsports disciplines, race against the clock as they take on the challenging mountain course, starting at 9,390 feet and climbing to the 14,115-foot summit.

Acura 2023 Pikes Peak Racing Results:





2023 Result

2022 NSX Type S Active Aero Study


James Robinson

Time Attack 1

(Third in Class)

2024 Integra Type S


Loni Unser


(Ninth in Class)

2023 TLX Type S


Jordan Guitar


(Seventh in Class)

2023 Integra 1.5T


Paul Hubers


(10th in Class)

About Acura Motorsports
Acura Motorsports programs have been integral to the brand since the launch of Acura in 1986. The rich legacy of Acura sports car racing includes the 1991, 1992, and 1993 IMSA Camel Lights manufacturer/driver championships, and the 2009 American Le Mans manufacturer, driver, and team championships in both the LMP1 and LMP2 classes. With the ARX-05 prototype, Acura swept the 2019, 2020 and 2022 IMSA manufacturer, driver and teams championships; plus the Michelin Endurance Cup titles in 2021 and 2022. In 2023, Acura will campaign the all-new, electrified ARX-06 prototype sports car in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. The Acura NSX GT3 Evo22, available for North American customers through Honda Performance Development, Inc., has won multiple championships, including IMSA GT championships in 2019 and 2020 and SRO World Challenge series titles in 2019, 2020 and 2022.

About Acura
Acura is a leading automotive nameplate that delivers Precision Crafted Performance – a commitment to expressive styling, high-performance and innovative engineering, all built on a foundation of quality and reliability. The Acura lineup currently features four distinctive models – the next-gen Integra sport compact, TLX sport sedan, the RDX and MDX sport-utility vehicles, along with high-performance Type S variants. Acura’s first all-electric model will be an SUV, the ZDX and ZDX Type S, and will arrive in 2024. All Acura vehicles sold in America are made in the U.S., using domestic and globally sourced parts.

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