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Can’t Be On The Course? Here’s How You Can Follow The Excitement And Thrills Of The Broadmoor Pikes Peak International Hill Climb On June 25th

Thursday, Jun. 22 2017

Can’t Be On The Course?  Here’s How You Can Follow The Excitement And Thrills Of The Broadmoor Pikes Peak International Hill Climb On June 25th

Last Updated: June 20, 2017

Colorado Springs——- If you are lucky enough to have a ticket to join some 7,500 spectators, credentialed media and race officials along the 12.42-mile course for the 95th running of The Broadmoor Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, brought to you by Gran Turismo, congratulations!

It’s not too late to get your tickets and be there in person to see the drama, excitement and thrills as the lineup of 88 drivers and riders take on the Race to the Clouds and the 14,115-foot summit of Pikes Peak, America’s Mountain.

Ticket sales have moved online!  To expedite entry to the event, and improve traffic flow, tickets will NOT be sold at the Gateway.  Click here to purchase practice day tickets, Race Day tickets and camping permits.

  • Tickets can be purchased throughout Race Week at the various locations listed on the race week schedule.
  • PPIHC may limit the number of tickets sold to the 2017 event.
  • Spectators are not guaranteed a parking spot if specific locations are full.
  • Parking at the spectator viewing areas is on a first come, first served basis.

But You Won’t Have A Ticket?

If you just can’t be up there in the rarified air, here’s a list of ways to follow America’s second-oldest motorsport event and the world’s toughest hill climb from start to finish in your home, auto, or just about anywhere else.

Live Stream

The PPIHC and Matchsports will deliver a high-quality, live broadcast covering the entire race course from start to finish for the first time!  The Broadmoor Pikes Peak International Hill Climb will be the group’s flagship event in the United States for 2017, with further events steadily building the international IPTV calendar.  The first year of a 10-year partnership will see the PPIHC live-streamed using revolutionary production techniques specifically adapted by Matchsports to overcome Pikes Peak’s many challenges.  Just go to live.matchsports.com/ppihc.html and enjoy the race live.

The host for Matchsports’ presentation of the race will be Ramona Bruland, abroadcast veteran with more than 1,000 hours of live TV experience, who specializes in travel adventure, luxury lifestyle and action sports programming.  In 2013, she was selected as the on-air host for the global expansion of X Games on ESPN, covering six events in five countries that aired in more than 430 million homes across 182 countries. Joining Ramona in the commentary will be ‘Race Smart’ coaches and course experts Carlin Dunne and Don Canet.

KRDO Broadcast

KRDO NewsRadio, the Official Radio

Broadcast Partner of the Broadmoor Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, will provide flag to flag coverage of the 95th running of Race to the Clouds.  Listeners have a variety of options to hear the broadcast.  Complete coverage is available on 105.5 FM, 1240 AM, and 92.5 FM.  The broadcast will also be available at www.KRDO.com, and on the KRDO NewsRadio App.

KRDO NewsChannel 13’s anchor Bart Bedsole and KRDO NewsRadio’s Renae Roberts will join Phill Emmert, former PPIHC Board member, Don Sanborn, race historian and former competitor,and veteran race announcers Dave Rose and Jeffrey Orman.  KRDO will announce times at several course locations, as well as speeds achieved through the fastest section, Halfway Picnic Grounds.  Look for social media updates from KRDO team members deployed on America’s Mountain.

The Official PPIHC App

Follow the race with the all new free PPIHC App, available for mobile devices running Apple’s iOS9.0+ or Android version 5.0+ operating systems.  The app has numerous features to keep global race fans informed before, during, and after the race.  Users can add favorite drivers, allowing them to receive timely push notifications to their mobile device as their competitor races to the Summit.  Live leaderboard with section times, racer profiles, and more are available in the app.  Download the Official PPIHC App on your favorite iOS and Android devices.

TAG Heuer Live Timing & Scoring

Follow the results throughout race day at www.ppihc.com.

YouTube

In-car video from many competitors, as well as post-race interviews will be uploaded to the Official PPIHC YouTube Channel and promoted though PPIHC social media channels.

 

Mike Moran   mike@thesportscorp.org

Senior Media Consultant

1631 Mesa Avenue, Suite E

Colorado Springs, CO 80906

(719) 338-9161

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