Australian rider Scaysbrook is staged to take on the mountain aboard an Aprilia Tuono.
Words: Allan Lane//Images: Courtesy of Aprilia
Aprilia has announced that they will be competing in the 2019 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, relying on the skills and talents of Australian racer and moto-journalist, Rennie Scaysbrook. Scaysbrook first ran the Pikes Peak Hill Climb in 2016, competing in the heavyweight class, and has finished on the podium every year since his debut. Scaysbrook is only one of five riders in the history of the climb to finish the race in under 10 minutes.
The 4,720-foot climb race to the top of the mountain is composed of 156 corners and has a maximum elevation of 14,115 feet. Rennie Scaysbrook will pilot the Aprilia Tuono V4 1100 in the heavyweight class in a single timed attempt on June 30, 2019.