Historic Race Vehicles to be Displayed June 23rd at Road to 100 Celebration
Colorado Springs, CO – The 100th Running of the Broadmoor Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, brought to you by Gran Turismo will take place on Sunday June 26, 2022.
We are excited to announce the “Road to 100” Celebration to honor and pay tribute to the history of the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb. This event will showcase historic PPIHC race vehicles, recognize the 2022 PPIHC Hall of Fame inductees and announce our 2022 Fast 15, or fastest 15 qualifiers.
To honor the legacy of this iconic event, race vehicles from all eras will be on display. Race vehicles from all past classes and divisions are welcome.
Eligible vehicles may not be entered in the 100th Running, but all other 2-wheeled and 4-wheeled race vehicles will be considered for this special exhibit. A selection committee will choose vehicles showcasing technological innovation, various fuel types, and those that represent specific eras on Pikes Peak.
Drivers and vehicle owners interested in showcasing a Pikes Peak vehicle may submit an inquiry below.
The 100th Celebration will once again include Fan Fest a pre-race street Festival in Downtown Colorado Springs, as well as the 2022 Pikes Peak Hill Climb Hall of Fame Induction.
“The history of this prestigious motorsports event takes on new meaning as we prepare to celebrate the milestone 100th Running,” stated Fred Veitch, Interim Board Chairman. “As we look back, we explore our racing roots and the legacy that Spencer Penrose left us, but we also look forward and imagine what the next 100 years will hold.”
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 in 2022.