Clint Vahsholtz

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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.

Busch Series[edit]

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.

Pikes Peak[edit]

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[edit]

Year Division Position Make Finish Time
1992 Pro Motorcycle 2nd 12:58.06
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)

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