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Pikes Peak Speedweek Coming to Colorado

8 Jun, 2015


Pikes Peak Speedweek, billed as Colorado’s premier motorsport experience, runs June 20-28. Events are as follows:

 JUNE 20: Residents and visitors to Woodland Park will be able to see what the still relatively young sport of Super Enduro is about when the Rocky Mountain Super Enduro comes to the Ute Pass Saddle Club off Hwy 24 in Woodland Park. READ MORE

JUNE 22: Held at The Broadmoor World Arena, the PPIHC Tech Inspection is the formal kick-off event for Pikes Peak Race Week. All the 2015 PPIHC competitors and their vehicles will be on-hand as each one must pass the rigorous tech inspection. READ MORE

JUNE 26 – 27: The Pikes Peak Airstrip Attack is a half-mile side-by-side roll race and trap speed competition hosted at the Colorado Springs Airport featuring hundreds of the fastest, most powerful street cars in the nation. New for 2015, motorcycles! READ MORE

JUNE 26: The Pikes Peak International Hill Climb Fan Fest is the annual pre-race celebration in Colorado Springs.This FREE event features a large Budweiser beer garden, motorcycle jumpers, live entertainment and more. Top PPIHC qualifiers and Pikes Peak Airstrip Attack competitors will display their vehicles as thousands of enthusiasts flock to the city center. READ MORE

JUNE 28: The Pikes Peak International Hill Climb is the second oldest motorsports race in America and a long-standing tradition in Colorado Springs and the Pikes Peak Region. The race is run on a 12.42 mile course with 156 turns that begins at 9,390 feet and finishes at the 14,110 foot summit of America's Mountain. READ MORE

Other events coming up are as follows:

Upcoming Events in 2015

Rocky Mountain State Games Swimming - June 12-14

College Football Kick-Off Luncheon - June 16

PPIHC Technical Inspection - June 22

PPIHC Fan Fest - June 26

Pikes Peak Airstrip Attack - June 26-27

The Broadmoor Pikes Peak International Hill Climb (Race Day) - June 28

Rocky Mountain State Games - July 17-19 & 24-26

The Broadmoor Pikes Peak Cycling Hill Climb - August 9 

Colorado Springs Labor Day Lift Off - September 4-7

Pikes Peak World Cup - September 12-13

Rocky Mountain State Games Figure Skating - September 16-20

College Hockey Face-Off Luncheon - September 30 

Colorado Springs Sports Hall of Fame - October 27  

About Colorado Springs Sports Corporation: Colorado Springs Sports Corporation (The Sports Corp) is a 501(c)3 non-profit committed to establishing a strong regional presence through positive economic development and contribution to the quality of life for citizens in the Pikes Peak Region. The Sports Corp was established in 1978 to assist in the relocation of the United States Olympic Committee from New York City to Colorado Springs and has grown and prospered to become a driving force in the agenda for amateur and Olympic sport.

Through event promotion and community development activities, The Sports Corp plays a critical role in bringing city and civic leaders together with some of the nation's premier sporting organizations, including the United States Olympic Committee and national and international sports organizations. 

As a professional event management company, The Sports Corp spearheaded the organization and management of the following events, driving economic vitality in the Pikes Peak Region: the Rocky Mountain State Games, State Games of America, The Broadmoor Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, The Broadmoor Pikes Peak Cycling Hill Climb, NORCECA Men’s & Women’s Volleyball World Championship Qualifier, Warrior Games, USGA Senior Open, U.S. Women's Open, USA Pro Challenge, USA Boxing National Championships, and many other high profile events. 

These major events celebrate the unique sports legacy and traditions in the Pikes Peak Region as well as exemplify The Sports Corp’s dedication to making Colorado Springs a sports destination as “America’s Olympic City.”

Mission Statement: The mission of Colorado Springs Sports Corporation is to:

• Attract, retain and support local, state and national sports organizations and businesses

• Attract, create and retain sporting events that contribute to the quality of life for citizens of the Pikes Peak region

• Support the economy of Colorado Springs by promoting the region as a destination for sports business, competition and meetings

• Support youth sports through the recognition of athletes and coaches 

For more information, visit www.coloradospringssports.org

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