Major Media Partnership Announced for The Broadmoor Pikes Peak International Hill ClimbWednesday, Dec. 10 2014
Fans from across the world will have unprecedented access to the 93rd Running of The Broadmoor Pikes Peak International Hill Climb Brought to you by Gran Turismo thanks to a new partnership with automotive entertainment giant, GTChannel. The PPIHC and GTChannel will work together to provide and promote a collection of current and historic race footage from one of the most iconic and exciting races in the world.
GTChannel was formed in 2010 as a way for automotive enthusiasts from around the world to have access to the latest video content from all aspects of the automotive world. GTChannel is more than a YouTube channel; it is a meeting place and community for lovers of all things motorized. Since the launch of the GTChannel Multi-Channel Network (MCN), they have accumulated over 2,500,000 subscribers and 835,000,000 views.
With an online platform as well established as GTChannel, the PPIHC expects to greatly increase the exposure for the race, and competitors. GTChannel has an extensive and proven background in elevating the content of their partner channels, and the PPIHC is excited to expose our event to millions of fans across the globe interested in seeing footage from one of the most challenging events in existence.
“We have been fans of GTChannel for several years and are excited to work with them going forward,” said Tom Osborne, PPIHC Chairman. “Pikes Peak provides one of the most beautiful backdrops for an automotive race in the world, and we are excited that GTChannel will help us deliver that content to the millions of fans who want to see more.”
For the first time ever, 2015 competitor in-car footage will be available to the public minutes after each competitor cross the Finish Line through the Official PPIHC YouTube Channel. This format, along with promotion across the GTChannel network, will allow fans to follow the exciting race footage and their favorite competitors – free and on-demand.
“Pikes Peak is one the world’s premiere and iconic race events.” said Taro Koki, Founder and President of GTChannel, “It’s a race that combines adrenaline rushing speeds, a one of kind local, and spawns the best and brightest motorsports minds to conquer the course. GTChannel is thrilled to join forces with PPIHC to introduce a new worldwide audience, and fulfill current fans and enthusiast who seek a more interactive and real-time experience.”
The 93rd Running of The Broadmoor Pikes Peak International Hill Climb Brought to you by Gran Turismo will take place on Sunday, June 28th, 2015. Registration for the 2015 event is already underway, and excitement is at an all-time high. Tickets will go on sale in December, and hotel rooms are already booking up fast! For more information on tickets and where to stay, please visitPPIHC.com.