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Technical Inspection Schedule and Mandatory Meeting Bulletin

Tuesday, May. 9 2017

Technical Inspection Schedule and Mandatory Meeting Bulletin

Posted Online: May 9, 2017

 Last Updated: May 9, 2017

(Subject to Change)

  • The Broadmoor PPIHC Technical Inspection will be held at The Broadmoor World Arena parking lot (located at 3185 Venetucci Blvd, Colorado Springs, CO 80906) on Monday, June 19, 2017 from 9:00am-3:00pm PPIHC Technical Inspection is free and open to the public.
  • Prior to Technical Inspection, competitors must complete Registration in the Breckenridge Room at Hotel Eleganté (located at 2886 South Circle Dr., Colorado Springs, CO 80906). Competitors will not be able to go through Tech Inspection without first completing Registration.
  • During Registration, competitors will be given a Tech folder that they need to bring to Technical Inspection at The Broadmoor World Arena. Competitors will not be allowed to begin Technical Inspection without their folder in hand.
  • All teams must have the ability and be prepared to raise their vehicle upon request during Technical Inspection.
  • The Technical Inspection schedule is broken down by division/class.  In order to avoid long backups and delays, vehicles will not be allowed to be presented for inspection prior to their scheduled time, unless the previously scheduled division/class has completed inspection early.  If the inspection of a division/class takes longer than scheduled, the next division/class must wait in line behind the final vehicle of the previously scheduled division/class.
  • Registration at Hotel Eleganté will be open for Rookie competitors and Rookie Orientation Mentors only on Sunday, June 18, 2017 from 5:00-7:00pm.
  • Registration for all PPIHC Veterans will begin on Monday, June 19, 2017 from 8:00am-5:00pm at Hotel Eleganté
  • Technical Inspection and safety forms detailing items to be checked during Tech Inspection can be found here: http://www.ppihc.com/wp-content/uploads/2017-Technical-Inspection-Sheets-Bulletin.pdf
  • Only one race vehicle will be inspected during Technical Inspection. No back up vehicle inspections will be conducted at that time.
  • Each participant is required to reserve a space on the front left and front right side of the vehicle for decals noting that the vehicle has passed the PPIHC’s Technical Inspection requirements. These decals must be displayed at all times while participating in Race Week activities.
  • All competitors entered in the 2017 Broadmoor Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, brought to you by Gran Turismo, will be required to display a Gran Turismo banner on their vehicle and/or person during all practice and qualifying sessions and on Race Day.

For more information please visit:

http://www.ppihc.com/wp-content/uploads/2017-Windshield-Sticker-Bulletin.pdf.

  • Any rookie competitor who fails to attend the mandatory Rookie Orientation will not be allowed to practice or qualify until they are authorized to do so by the Assistant Director of Competition, Director of Competition, or a designee. Per the 2017 Rule Book, there is a $1,000 fine and/or disqualification for missing Rookie Orientation.
  • Any competitor who fails to attend the mandatory Riders/Drivers Meeting at Hotel Eleganté Monday, June 19th, will not be allowed to practice or qualify until they are authorized to do so by the Assistant Director of Competition, Director of Competition, or a designee. Per the 2017 Rule Book, there is a $1,000 fine for missing the Rider’s/Driver’s Meeting.
  • 7 Mandatory Meetings – During the course of the event there are mandatory sessions to include: technical inspection, competitor’s (drivers’ and riders’) meetings, rookie schooling (driver and rider), etc. Failure to attend or arrive at scheduled time will result in fines (not to exceed $5,000.00 USD), loss of practice time or exclusion from event.
  • The driver’s and rider’s meetings will be limited to competitor and owner/crew-chief. The meetings are closed to family members, spectators and the media.  Failure to comply or attend may result in penalties.

MONDAY, JUNE 19, 2017

Car Tech Schedule:

  • 8:30am – Rookie Cars line up for Tech
  • 9:00-10:30am – Rookie Car Competitors and Rookie Orientation Mentors
  • 10:30-11:15am – Unlimited Division
  • 11:15am -12:45pm – Time Attack Division (both classes)
  • 12:45-1:30pm – Pikes Peak Challenge-Open Wheel Class
  • 1:30-2:15pm – Pikes Peak Challenge-Pikes Peak Open Class
  • 2:15-2:30pm – Pikes Peak Challenge-Exhibition Class

Motorcycle Tech Schedule:

  • 8:30am – Rookie Motorcycles and Rookie Orientation Mentors line up for Tech
  • 9:00-10:30am – Rookie Motorcycle Competitors and Rookie Orientation Mentors
  • 10:30-2:00pm – Veteran Bike Competitors (Arrive any time between these hours, regardless of class/division)

Mandatory Meetings for All Competitors:

  • 11:00am-3:30pm – Mandatory Rookie Orientation
    • Location: Pikes Peak – America’s Mountain
  • 5:00-6:00pm – Mandatory Rider/Driver Meeting
    • Location: Hotel Eleganté – Pikes Peak Room #3 Joint Session
      • Riders will break off after Joint Session and move to the El Paso Room

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