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SUNDAY, JUNE 25
101ST RUNNING OF THE RACE TO THE CLOUDS
Colorado Springs, CO – The 101st running of the iconic Broadmoor Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, brought to you by Gran Turismo takes place on Sunday, June 25. Teams from 12 countries are prepping to challenge the 12.42 mile course while fans with tickets are ready to cheer them on.
If you can’t join us on the mountain, check out all the ways you can catch the action!
ABOUT THE PIKES PEAK INTERNATIONAL HILL CLIMB
First staged in 1916, the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb is the second oldest race in America. The invitation-only event, often referred to as The Race to the Clouds is held annually on the last Sunday of June on Pikes Peak – America’s Mountain, near Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA. The famous 12.42-mile (20 km) course consists of 156 turns, boasts an elevation gain of 4,725 feet (1,440 m), and reaches a finish line at 14,115 feet (4,302 m) above sea level. The PPIHC’s six race divisions feature a wide variety of vehicles – from production-based Time Attack challengers to purpose-built Open Wheel racers and state-of-the-art Unlimited vehicles. The current race record was set in 2018 by Romain Dumas and Volkswagen in the all-electric I.D. R Pikes Peak – 07:57.148.
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