2013 PPIHC Pit Space, Parking Management, Trailer Length

Wednesday, Mar. 20 2013

The 2013 the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb and Pikes Peak Highway have the following restrictions in place due to the number of competitors in this year’s event.


Here are the requirements for race day:

  • No motor homes allowed
  • Motorcycle / Quads/ Side car-Combined length of tow vehicle/support vehicle and trailer cannot exceed 30 feet.
  • Car / truck – Maximum combined length of tow/support vehicle and trailer is 60 feet.

It is vital that your tow / support vehicle and trailer fit our requirements.  All Race Cars / Trucks must be in there pit space by 6:00 PM June 29, 2013.  Pitting on Saturday the 29th is available for bikes, but optional.

ROADSIDE PARKING AT THE START LINE IS RESTRICTED TO TEAMS WHICH HAVE PAID FOR THE SPACE ALL WEEK LONG.  On practice days:  NO parking out on the road.  On the top section:  park in the lot at Devils Playground.

Pit space will be assigned following Friday qualifying.

Saturday June 29th Schedule:

Noon- Pits open for all competitors for race cars and motorcycles

6:00pm- The gateway closes to uphill traffic

8:00pm- Competitors must be back off of the mountain

Pitting on Saturday is 100% mandatory for all car competitors

Pitting on Saturday is optional for all bike competitors


Specific Information for Car Competitors

In an effort to reduce pit and traffic congestion on Race Day the following procedures will be enforced.

  1. Pit space will be assigned to each competitor by Friday evening, 6/28/2013.
  2. Each pit space will only be allowed 1 support/tow vehicle and 1 race car.  Any large trailers will need to be placed further down from the pits in the gas pump areas.
  3. All support/tow vehicles and race cars must be in place in the assigned pit space by 6:00 p.m., Saturday, June 29,2013

Specific Information for Bike Competitors

On all practice days each entry will be limited to one support vehicle. No additional vehicles will be allowed without prior approval.

The motorcycle/ATV/powersports pits will be open on Saturday, June 29, 2013 from 12:00pm through 6:00 p.m. for motorcycle/ATV/powersports competitors.  Each entry will be allowed one space no longer than 30 feet in length. Competitors will be allowed to bring a trailer to the pits on Saturday.  No vehicles over 30’ will be allowed in the motorcycle pits.  It is acceptable for competitors to team up and bring one trailer 30’ or less with several race motorcycles/quads and park in the pits. The trailer will need to be unhooked from the tow vehicle.

On Sunday, June 30, 2013 the toll gate opens for competitors at 2:00 a.m. (use the right lane).  The overall vehicle length to include a trailer and tow/support vehicle will not exceed 30 feet. The rider/driver associated with any vehicle over 30 feet in length that attempts to enter the pits will receive a 1 minute penalty added to their time on race day and/ or a fine. The motorcycle pits are extremely crowded and each rider/driver will be limited to one support vehicle in the pits on race day.




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