Timeline

  • First race. Record was set by Ray Lentz at 20:55.6

    First race. Record was set by Ray Lentz at 20:55.6

    First race. Record was set by Ray Lentz at 20:55.6

  • Victorious Lexington team won and took the first Penrose Trophy to Indiana

    Victorious Lexington team won and took the first Penrose Trophy to Indiana

    Victorious Lexington team won and took the first Penrose Trophy to Indiana

  • The Stock Car division was started, but discontinued from 1935 to 1956 because of the economy.

    The Stock Car division was started, but discontinued from 1935 to 1956 because of the economy.

    The Stock Car division was started, but discontinued from 1935 to 1956 because of the economy.

  • Jerry Unser joined brothers Louis and Joe to start the tradition of family racing on Pikes Peak.

    Jerry Unser joined brothers Louis and Joe to start the tradition of family racing on Pikes Peak.

    Jerry Unser joined brothers Louis and Joe to start the tradition of family racing on Pikes Peak.

  • Glenn Schultz dominated the Open Wheel division, winning six times in this Stutz.

    Glenn Schultz dominated the Open Wheel division, winning six times in this Stutz.

    Glenn Schultz dominated the Open Wheel division, winning six times in this Stutz.

  • Louis Unser came across the finish line in reverse and lost to Al Rogers.

    Louis Unser came across the finish line in reverse and lost to Al Rogers.

    Louis Unser came across the finish line in reverse and lost to Al Rogers.

  • The SCCA becomes a sponsor and sports cars become a new division.

    The SCCA becomes a sponsor and sports cars become a new division.

    The SCCA becomes a sponsor and sports cars become a new division.

  • Motorcycles resume as part of the Hill Climb for the first time since 1916.

    Motorcycles resume as part of the Hill Climb for the first time since 1916.

    Motorcycles resume as part of the Hill Climb for the first time since 1916.

  • Bobby Unser claimed the Open Wheel record in 14:27 and began a string of wins.

    Bobby Unser claimed the Open Wheel record in 14:27 and began a string of wins.

    Bobby Unser claimed the Open Wheel record in 14:27 and began a string of wins.

  • J.C. Agajanian promoted the race and brought many nationally famous drivers.

    J.C. Agajanian promoted the race and brought many nationally famous drivers.

    J.C. Agajanian promoted the race and brought many nationally famous drivers.

  • Nick Sanborn won the Stock Car division with the first front-wheel drive car in the race.

    Nick Sanborn won the Stock Car division with the first front-wheel drive car in the race.

    Nick Sanborn won the Stock Car division with the first front-wheel drive car in the race.

  • Ak Miller won the Stock Car division with the first alternative fuel car (propane).

    Ak Miller won the Stock Car division with the first alternative fuel car (propane).

    Ak Miller won the Stock Car division with the first alternative fuel car (propane).

  • Utility vehicles introduced the four-wheel drive to the Peak.

    Utility vehicles introduced the four-wheel drive to the Peak.

    Utility vehicles introduced the four-wheel drive to the Peak.

  • John Buffum wins in the first all-wheel drive car on Pikes Peak.

    John Buffum wins in the first all-wheel drive car on Pikes Peak.

    John Buffum wins in the first all-wheel drive car on Pikes Peak.

  • Michelle Mouton becomes the first woman winner and record-breaker for the race.

    Michelle Mouton becomes the first woman winner and record-breaker for the race.

    Michelle Mouton becomes the first woman winner and record-breaker for the race.

  • The Truck division was begun with Robert Sievert winning in 15:04.53.

    The Truck division was begun with Robert Sievert winning in 15:04.53.

    The Truck division was begun with Robert Sievert winning in 15:04.53.

  • Ralph Bruning got his seventh stock car win with a 12:26.34 run.

    Ralph Bruning got his seventh stock car win with a 12:26.34 run.

    Ralph Bruning got his seventh stock car win with a 12:26.34 run.

  • Rod Millen set the 10-minute record (10:04.06), the fastest time for an all-dirt course.

    Rod Millen set the 10-minute record (10:04.06), the fastest time for an all-dirt course.

    Rod Millen set the 10-minute record (10:04.06), the fastest time for an all-dirt course.

  • Sid Compton brought the first big-rig truck to the mountain.

    Sid Compton brought the first big-rig truck to the mountain.

    Sid Compton brought the first big-rig truck to the mountain.

  • The 75th running of the race and the founding of the Hill Climb Hall of Fame (Al Rogers).

    The 75th running of the race and the founding of the Hill Climb Hall of Fame (Al Rogers).

    The 75th running of the race and the founding of the Hill Climb Hall of Fame (Al Rogers).

  • Davey Durelle is the “winningest” motorcycle racer on Pikes Peak.

    Davey Durelle is the “winningest” motorcycle racer on Pikes Peak.

    Davey Durelle is the “winningest” motorcycle racer on Pikes Peak.

  • Leonard and Clint Vahsholtz set records for the most wins for father/son.

    Leonard and Clint Vahsholtz set records for the most wins for father/son.

    Leonard and Clint Vahsholtz set records for the most wins for father/son.

  • Nobuhiro Tajima broke the 10-minute barrier with a time of 9:51.278.

    Nobuhiro Tajima broke the 10-minute barrier with a time of 9:51.278.

    Nobuhiro Tajima broke the 10-minute barrier with a time of 9:51.278.

  • Records fall in motorcycles and cars with the first race on a fully paved road (Rhys Millen).

    Records fall in motorcycles and cars with the first race on a fully paved road (Rhys Millen).

    Records fall in motorcycles and cars with the first race on a fully paved road (Rhys Millen).

1916

First Race

12.42

Miles

156

Corners

14,115

Foot Finish Line

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