KST Launches Updated PPIHC App for 95th Running RaceMonday, Jun. 12 2017
KST Launches Updated PPIHC App for
95th Running Race
Posted Online: June 12, 2017
Last Updated: June 12, 2017
The Broadmoor Pikes Peak International Hill Climb Brought to you by Gran Turismo (PPIHC) is pleased to announce the continued partnership with local engineering firm KS Technologies (KST). New for 2017. The PPIHC app is free for all Apple iOS and Android users.
The PPIHC app, available for mobile devices running Apple’s iOS 9.0+ and Android Version 5.0+, has numerous new features to keep global race fans informed before, during, and after the race. Users can favorite drivers, allowing them to receive timely push notifications to their mobile device as their competitor races to the Summit. Section times, driver profiles, and a realtime live leaderboard with flag statuses and mountain weather information are all available in the app.
The PPIHC is a long-standing tradition in Colorado Springs and the second oldest motor sports event in the United States. An annual event since 1916, 2017 marks the 95th Running of the “Race to the Clouds.” The 2017 race will take place on Sunday, June 25th with race related events happening throughout the prior week. Fan Fest, with participation of 35,000+ spectators, will kick off the celebration on the evening of Friday, June 23rd.
“The hill climb is one of Colorado Springs’ oldest annual traditions and is known by automotive enthusiasts from across the globe,” stated Megan Leatham, PPIHC Executive Director. “We are thrilled to have been able to form a partnership with the bright minds of KS Technologies and improve the fan experience for fans on the mountain and across the globe.”
“We are so proud to work with the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on this mobile app,” said Bob Kressin, President of KS Technologies. “The Push Notifications and Live Leaderboard are just a few simple ways to help the crowd interact with all of the exciting events happening in Colorado Springs around the Hill Climb.”
Download the app today by using the links below.