The Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, often referred to as the "Race to the Clouds," is one of the most iconic and challenging motorsport events in the world. In 2009, this historic race took place in the scenic backdrop of Colorado Springs, Colorado, marking another chapter in the event's rich history.
The Pikes Peak racecourse stretches approximately 12.42 miles, with 156 turns and an elevation gain of over 4,700 feet from start to finish. What sets this race apart from others is its unique combination of high-altitude terrain, extreme weather conditions, and the sheer skill required to conquer it.
Competitors come from all over the world to participate, showcasing a wide variety of vehicles, from motorcycles to high-powered, purpose-built race cars.
After our PPIHC project we have continued to build cars specifically for Hillclimb events. Two to mention are our latest Ford Fiesta Mk8 models for Takis Soldatos (Greece) and Gerard De La Casa (Andorra).