Organizers of the 100th Running of The Broadmoor Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, brought to you by Gran Turismo, have announced details of the event.
Drivers will vie for slots in six divisions – Open Wheel, Unlimited, Time Attack 1, Pikes Peak Open, Porsche Pikes Peak Trophy by Yokohama and Exhibition. The total field will be limited to 75 competitors.
Since the first running in 1916 the 12.42-mile race to the summit of Pikes Peak – America’s Mountain has been an invitation-only motorsports event. Board Chairman, Fred Veitch stated, “Racing on Pikes Peak is so unique. It’s a dream come true for every driver who is chosen to compete. With the 100th Running next summer, we know the competition will be made up of ‘the best of the best,’ but we also have an opportunity and an obligation to honor all those who have challenged this mountain for more than a century.”
The 100th Running will take place on Sunday June 26, 2022. Tickets go on sale December 1, 2021 at ppihc.org.
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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 typically 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 on June 26, 2022.