Clint Vahsholtz, is a former NASCAR driver. He competed in the Busch Series in 2003 and 2004. He was also present at every Pikes Peak International Hill Climb since 1992. Vahsholtz is from Woodland Park, Colorado.
Vahsholtz made his NASCAR debut in 2003, when he drove the #39 Jay Robinson Racing (JRR) Ford at Las Vegas. He started the race in 31st and fell to 40th after an early engine issue. Vahsholtz then moved to his own #90 Ford for the race at Pikes Peak. He finished in 18th position despite being four laps down.
Vahsholtz had another top-20 finish in his first 2004 outing, which came at Nashville. That race he finished in the 19th position. JRR called upon him again at Kentucky, when he drove their #49 Ford to a 36th-place finish, plagued by engine problems. Vahsholtz went back to his own team in his 2004 finale at Pikes Peak. He got a career best start of 21st out of it, but crashed halfway through and finished 33rd.
Vahsholtz has not made a major NASCAR start since.
Clint Vahsholtz is also famous for his results and records at Pikes Peak. He took part in 26 events and won his division on 23 occasions making him the winningest driver in the history of the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb. He currently holds the record for Super Stock Cars and Open Wheels. His first attempt at the peak was in 1992 in Pro Motorcycle Division. His race number is the number 18.
Pikes Peak Results
|1993||Pro Motorcycle||1st||Wood/Rotax||12:29.38 (MR)|
|1994||Pro Motorcycle||1st||Wood/Rotax 600||12:21.13 (MR)|
|1995||Pro Motorcycle||1st||1992 Wood-Rotax 600||9:17.10 (SH)|
|1996||Super Stock Car||1st||96 Ford||12:10:83|
|1997||Super Stock Car||1st||96 Ford Mustang||11:46:47|
|1998||Super Stock Car||1st||96 Ford Mustang||11:55:09|
|1999||Super Stock Car||1st||96 Ford Mustang||11:49:06|
|2000||Super Stock Car||1st||96 Ford Mustang||12:04:66|
|2001||Super Stock Car||1st||00 Ford||11:49:61|
|2002||Super Stock Car||1st||00 Ford||11:53:00|
|2003||Super Stock Car||1st||2001 Ford Mustang||11:43:90|
|2004||Super Stock Car||1st||Ford Mustang||5:21:28 (SH)|
|2005||Super Stock Car||1st||2002 Ford Mustang||11:58:40|
|2006||Super Stock Car||1st||2004 Ford||12:16:395|
|2007||Super Stock Car||DNF||2005 Ford Mustang||DNF|
|2008||Super Stock Car||1st||2002 Ford Mustang||11:45:499|
|2009||Super Stock Car||1st||2002 Ford Mustang||11:39:662|
|2010||Super Stock Car||1st||Ford Mustang||11:33:320 (DR)|
|2011||Super Stock Car||1st||2006 Ford Mustang||10:55:603 (DR)|
|2012||Super Stock Car||1st||2006 Ford Mustang||4:36:870 (SH)|
|2013||Open Wheel||1st||2013 Ford Open||11:07:305|
|2014||Open Wheel||1st||2013 Ford Open||9:54:700 (DRP)|
|2015||Open Wheel||3rd||2013 Ford Open||9:55:479|
|2016||Open Wheel||1st||2013 Ford Open||9:54:050|
|2017||Open Wheel||1st||2013 Ford Open||9:35:747 (CRP)|