With the 2010 Pikes Peak event now a distant memory, we thought we'd already seen the best video in the shape of Jeff Zwart's record breaking run in a Porsche GT3 Cup. Then we saw this.

Nobuhiro 'Monster' Tajima is a Pikes Peak legend and the holder of the overall hill climb record. He couldn't better it this year, but there's no one else in the world we'd rather ride along with.

If that wasn't already enough, sponsor Falken Tires has gone to town on the coverage, and captures the terrific pace of Monster's 900bhp twin-turbo 3.1-litre V6 Suzuki SX4 in spectacular High-Def footage.

If you want to see an 11-minute education on how to clip the apexes of an off-road course, click below.