Divisions & ClassesThursday, May. 18 2017
- Anything goes in the Unlimited Division as long as it passes safety inspection and meets The Broadmoor PPIHC’s general rules. The Unlimited Division features some of the most exotic vehicles in the world, and most are specifically built for The Broadmoor PPIHC. These racecars have the best chance of setting a new overall course record. Record: 2013 Sébastien Loeb, ’13 Peugeot 208 T16 Pikes Peak – 8:13.878
Time Attack Division
The Time Attack Division is for production based two and four-wheel drive vehicles. Eligibility is restricted to close-bodied four-wheeled vehicles.
Time Attack 1 Class
- This class features highly modified and specialized production based race vehicles. Record: 2013 Paul Dallenbach, ’13 Hyundai Genesis Coupe – 9:46.001
Time Attack 2 Production Class
- This class features production based race vehicles with minor modifications. TA2 Production is The Broadmoor PPIHC’s answer to a modern day stock car class. Record: 2015 David Donner, ’14 Porsche 911 Turbo S – 10:26.896
Pikes Peak Challenge Car Division
- Established is 2014, the Pikes Peak Challenge Division encompasses a wide variety of class options.
Open Wheel Class
- The traditional racecars on Pikes Peak with appearances ranging from Indy style sprinters to dune buggies. Open Wheel racers have competed in every running of The Broadmoor PPIHC since the inaugural race in 1916. Record: 2015 Paul Dallenbach, ’03 PVA Dallenbach Special – 9:36.496
Pikes Peak Open Class
- These cars may look like stock cars from the outside, but major modifications can be done to their engines, transmissions and suspension. Record: 2012 Romain Dumas, ’12 Porsche GT3R – 9:46.181
- In keeping with the mission statement of The Broadmoor PPIHC, specifically to “demonstrate advancements in the practical application of motor sports technology,” the race encourages competitors with vehicles that do not meet the technical specifications of PPIHC sanctioned divisions and classes to enter in the Exhibition Class. While there are no records for this class because of its exhibition status entries are eligible for recording an overall course record.
Pikes Peak Heavyweight Division
- Pikes Peak Heavyweight is traditionally the top motorcycle division at The Broadmoor PPIHC. This division features some of the fastest bikes the market has to offer. Record: 2014 Jeremy Toye, ’13 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R – 9:58.687
Pikes Peak Middleweight Division
- The Pikes Peak Middleweight Division features a wide range of motorcycles. Competitors in this division are allowed to enter motorcycles boasting two or four-stroke engines that do not exceed four cylinders and have a displacement between 501 and 750cc. Record: 2014 Eric Piscione, ’13 Ducati Streetfighter – 10:46.159
Pikes Peak Lightweight Division
- Pikes Peak Lightweight is a great division for the development of both man and machine. Competitors in this division are allowed to enter motorcycles boasting two or four-stroke engines that do not exceed two cylinders and a displacement of 500cc. Record: 2015 Codie Vahsholtz, ’06 KTM SMR – 10:50.421
Pikes Peak Challenge Motorcycle Division
- Established is 2014, the Pikes Peak Challenge Motorcycle Division encompasses a wide variety of class options.
Electric Motorcycle Class
- The future’s electric! Electric motorcycle constructors use this division to showcase the engineering excellence of electric motorcycles. This class features the cutting edge of electric technology as it applies to these truly unique bikes. Record: 2013 Carlin Dunne, ’13 Lightning Electric Superbike – 10:00.694
Pikes Peak Quad Class
- These four-wheeled machines are quick and nimble making them fast through the corners despite having lower top speeds. Record: 2016 Cyril Combes, 2011 Suzuki KTM JF Prototype – 11:05.664
- This class exists to encourage manufacturers and builders to enter prototype or pre-production vehicles that do not fit perfectly in other PPIHC sanctioned divisions and classes. While there are no records for this class because of its exhibition status entries are eligible for recording an overall course or two-wheeled record.