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David Schmidt II

#26

Age: 59

Competitor Info:

Competitor Hometown
Colorado Springs, CO
Car Make and Model
2014 Howe TA2 Mustang
Years Competed
31st year

Car Info:

Year: 2014

Make: Ford

Model: Mustang Howe TA2

Drive Train: Rear Wheel Drive

Base: 108"

Weight: 2600

Engine Make: Ford

Displacement ci: 347

Fuel Types: Gasoline

Frame: Custom

Additional info: Two Cycle

Pikes Peak

History

  • Best Time on Pikes Peak: 12:39.142 in 2012
  • Best Finish on Pikes Peak: 2nd in 2007 in Pikes Peak Open Began racing career in 1989 with CHCA (received rookie honors)
  • Started racing on Pikes Peak in 1992 (truck division 1992-2007, open wheel 2008-present)
  • Schmidt had to run weather-shortened courses* in 1995, 2004, 2015, 2017, 2018, 2019, and 2021
  • 2022 is Schmidt’s 31st run on Pikes Peak
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