Pikes Peak International Hill Climb Official Podcast “Turn 156”

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Pikes Peak International Hill Climb Official Podcast “Turn 156”

June 11, 2021 | PPIHC | Competitor, Spectator

Colorado Springs, CO – Catch the inaugural episode of Turn 156 with our hosts Robb Holland and Mitch Snow as they share historic highlights, memorable moments and build backstories.

When: Friday, June 11 (and every Friday in June at noon MDT)

Where: Spotify – or wherever you listen to podcasts

  • A quick history of the Race to the Clouds
  • The story behind Bobby Unser’s 1986 “King of the Mountain” run
  • The .017 second difference between Rhys Millen and Romain Dumas in 2012
  • Their 2021 competitor preview and King of the Mountain predictions
  • And much more!


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 course consists of 156 turns, boasts an elevation gain of 4,725 feet, and reaches a finish line at 14,115 feet above sea level. The PPIHC’s automobile categories feature a wide variety of vehicles representing multiple forms of motorsport; everything from production-based Time Attack challengers to purpose-built Open Wheel racers and state-of-the-art Unlimited vehicles take on America’s Mountain pursuing victory. The 100th Running of this iconic motorsports event will take place in 2022.

Lisa Haight
Event Coordinator / Media / Historian
(719) 685-4400

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