2016 marks the 100th Anniversary of the first Pikes Peak International Hill Climb. This blog post features some of my favorite photos from the practice/qualifying days as well as race day. The average day starts by getting to the mountain around 3am, teams unload and prep in the darkness of night. As soon as the sun starts rising the sessions start.
On to the next spot. Depending on how smooth the sessions are running you normally get 2-4 passes each morning. One of the safer times to move is when the cars are going down the hill.
Another Pikes Peak International Hill Climb is in the books and it brought two to competitors into the 8 minute club. Romain Dumas won the race fresh off a 24 hours of Le Mans win the week before and Rhys Millen broke the Electric car record. Until next year.