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PPIHC Partners with USAC

The Broadmoor Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, brought to you by Gran Turismo is pleased to welcome our racing colleagues at the United States Auto Club (USAC) back to Pikes Peak – America’s Mountain as we move into our second century of auto racing. While the PPIHC remains a self-sanctioned motorsports event, USAC will provide

Pikes Peak International Hill Climb Accepts Driver Applications

Applications for the 101st Running of The Broadmoor Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, brought to you by Gran Turismo, open today. Competitors, race teams and manufacturers may submit applications for consideration through January 12, 2023. Drivers will vie for slots in six divisions – Open Wheel, Unlimited, Time Attack 1, Pikes Peak Open, Porsche Pikes Peak

Compound Turbo 6.0L Powerstroke-Swapped R35 GT-R

Nissan’s R35 GT-R is one of the most popular cars out there, and for good reason. It’s been used for countless racing applications and tuning opportunities… but have you ever heard of a diesel-powered GT-R? We sure hadn’t until we stumbled across the team at Lyfe Motorsport and Riff Raff Diesel. Check out this insane 6.0L Powerstroke-powered GT-R!

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2023 Pikes Peak Int’l Hill Climb Set For June 25

Officials with the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb (PPIHC) have revealed the 101st Running of the Race to the Clouds will take place on Sunday, June 25, 2023. Drivers, teams, and fans will converge on “America’s Mountain” for the 12.42-mile course with 156 turns on the 14,115’ summit. “This race is an event like no other,” said PPIHC Board

Pikes Peak International Hill Climb Announces 2023 Race Date

The Pikes Peak International Hill Climb has revealed the date for the 101st Running of the Race to the Clouds. On Sunday, June 25, 2023, drivers and fans will converge on Pikes Peak – America’s Mountain as the racing world focuses on following the action up the 12.42-mile course, through 156 turns to the 14,115’ summit. First

Results From the 100th 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, CO. On Sunday, June 26, nearly 70 drivers

Pre-Race Qualifying Sessions on Pikes Peak Nearly Complete

Drivers in the 100th Running of the iconic Broadmoor Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, brought to you by Gran Turismo, took to the mountain for day two of early morning practice sessions and ran on all three sections of the course with the Unlimited and Exhibition divisions taking their qualifying runs on the lower section. A

David Donner will pursue production car record at 100th Pikes Peak International Hill Climb

When seven-time Pikes Peak winner David Donner joined Porsche collector Jim Edwards and 000 editor Pete Stout for dinner at last year’s Napa Valley 750, a vintage car rally, the conversation quickly turned to the 100th Pikes Peak International Hill Climb. It wasn’t long before the trio hatched a plan that would put Donner into the ideal

The PPIHC Bergmeister Award in 2022

The Broadmoor Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, brought to you by Gran Turismo, is pleased to announce a competitor award for 2022. The PPIHC Bergmeister Award, presented by Fred Veitch and Porsche of Colorado Springs, will be presented to the driver of the overall fastest Porsche, regardless of division. On June 26, seventeen racecars sporting the

Renée Brinkerhoff to Drive Pikes Peak Pace Car for 100th Running

The Broadmoor Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, brought to you by Gran Turismo, is pleased to announce the driver of the pace car for the milestone 100th Running of the Race to the Clouds, Valkyrie Racing’s Renée Brinkerhoff.   “We’re so pleased to welcome Renée and Valkyrie Racing to Pikes Peak. She has a proven ability to

82-Year-Old Ralph Murdock to Race in the 100th Running of the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb

The Broadmoor Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, brought to you by Gran Turismo, celebrates Ralph Murdock’s 82nd birthday today. As the oldest competitor this year, and most likely the oldest in the history of the event, this Colorado native brings a lifelong passion for automobiles, auto racing and Colorado history. Murdock stated, “To be able to

Royalty Return to Pikes Peak for 100th Running 

There have been 98 King of the Mountain titles awarded and one Queen of the Mountain since the inaugural Pikes Peak National Hill Climbing Contest in 1916. On June 26, the 100th King of the Mountain will be celebrated by race fans around the globe when The Broadmoor Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, brought to you