2012 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb Schedule

Revised 7/5/2012

Tuesday August 7 (Technical Inspection)

8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. – Competitor Registration (PPIR)

8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. – Technical Inspection (PPIR)

8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. – Press Room Open (PPIR)

8:00 am. – 5:00 p.m – Merchandise and Ticket Sales (PPIR)

3:30 pm – Mandatory Rookie School for Drivers/Riders/Co-Drivers (PPIR)

5:00 p.m – Drivers Meeting (PPIR)

6:00 p.m. – Riders Meeting (PPIR)

Wednesday August 8 (Practice Day 1)

3:30 a.m. – Tollgate open to Officials and Competitors in the Upper Section.

3:45 a.m. – Tollgate open to Officials and Competitors in the Middle Section.

4:00 a.m. – Tollgate open to Officials and Competitors in the Lower Section.

5:00 a.m. – Start line closes to uphill traffic.

5:30 a.m. – 9:0 a.m. Practice (Pikes Peak-America’s Mountain)

11:00a.m. –2:00 p.m. Merchandise (Crowne Plaza)

11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Press Room / Registration/ Ticket Sales and Camping Passes (Crowne Plaza)

Thursday August 9 (Practice Day 2)

3:30 a.m. – Tollgate open to Officials and Competitors in the Upper Section.

3:45 a.m. – Tollgate open to Officials and Competitors in the Middle Section.

4:00 a.m. – Tollgate open to Officials and Competitors in the Lower Section.

5:00 a.m. – Start line closes to uphill traffic.

5:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Practice (Pikes Peak- America’s Mountain)

11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Press Room / Registration/ Ticket Sales and Camping Passes (Crowne Plaza)

Friday August 10 (Practice Day 3)

3:30 a.m. – Tollgate open to Officials and Competitors in the Upper Section.

3:45 a.m. – Tollgate open to Officials and Competitors in the Middle Section.

4:00 a.m. – Tollgate open to Officials and Competitors in the Lower Section.

5:00 a.m. – Start line closes to uphill traffic.

5:30 a.m. – 9:30am Practice (Pikes Peak- America’s Mountain)

11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Press Room (Crowne Plaza)

11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Registration/ Ticket Sales (Crowne Plaza)

Fan Fest – 5:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. (Ticket Sales, Merchandise, Info Booth)

Saturday August 11 (Setup Day)

11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Press Room / Registration Open

11:00 am – 2:00 p.m. Ticket Sales (Crowne Plaza)

Noon – Pikes Peak Highway opens for Overnight Camping

Noon – Pits open for all competitors for race cars and motorcycles

Noon – 6:00 p.m. Ticket sales at the tollgate

6:00 p.m. –Tollgate closes and uphill traffic stops

8:00 p.m. –All competitors must be back off of the mountain

Sunday, August 12 (Race Day)

3:00 a.m. – Tollgate opens for Officials and Competitors only

4:00 a.m. – Tollgate opens to the public

4:00 a.m.- 12:00p.m. – Ticket Sales at PPIHC tollgate

12:00 p.m.- The toll booth closes to all spectators.

7:45 a.m. - Uphill traffic stopped at Glen Cove or until parking is full

8:00 a.m. – Uphill traffic stopped at Ski Area and Halfway Picnic Grounds or until parking is full

8:00 a.m. – Uphill traffic stopped at Start Line or until parking is full

8:30 a.m. – Uphill traffic stopped at Crystal Reservoir or until parking is full

8:30 a.m. – Begin Opening Ceremony

9:00 a.m. – Race Begins

Completion of Race – 7:30 p.m. Press Room Open (Crowne Plaza)

**Parking is limited on Pikes Peak. Spectators are not guaranteed parking spot if specific locations are full.