The Grand Opening of Pikes Peak International Raceway features the inaugural USAC Rocky Mountain Classic. See USAC Midget, Silver Crown cars and WSMRA Super Modifieds attack PPIR's mile paved, banked oval in the nation's best open wheel...
The Grand Opening of Pikes Peak International Raceway features the inaugural USAC Rocky Mountain Classic.
See USAC Midget, Silver Crown cars and WSMRA Super Modifieds attack PPIR's mile paved, banked oval in the nation's best open wheel racing competition.
Schedule Of Activities: Saturday, June 7th 8:00 am: Gates open. 9:00 am-2:00 pm: USAC Silver Crown, WSMRA Super Modified and USAC Midget practice sessions. 2:00 pm-2:45 pm: USAC Silver Crown qualifying. 2:45 pm-3:30 pm: USAC Midget qualifying. 3:30 pm-4:15 pm: WSMRA SUper Modified qualifying. 4:15 pm: USAC Silver Crown last-chance race. 4:45 pm: USAC Midget last-chance race. 5:15 pm: WSMRA Super Modified last-chance race. 5:30 pm: Vintage car exhibition.
Saturday, June 8th 8:00 am: Gates open. 12:00 pm: Opening Ceremonies. 12:30 pm: WSMRA Super Modified feature race. 1:30 pm: USAC Midget feature race. 2:30 pm: USAC Silver Crown feature race.
Following the race, live music by Doug Kershaw.
Ticket info: 1-800-955-RACE. Visit the PPIR website at http://www. ppir.com
PPIR is America's newest state-of-the-art racing facility, consisting of a one mile banked oval, and a 1.35 mile road course. PPIR will host this USAC inaugural event, as well as the Samsonite 200 IRL event June 27-29, the NASCAR 500k July 25-27 a Winston West event, AMA Superbikes August 15-17, and the combined SCCA Trans-Am, IMSA, Children's Hospital Grand Prix of Colorado, September 26-28.
Initial grandstand seating for 42,787 has been completed, plus 33 luxury suites, with general admission, hill-side (bring a blanket and your picnic basket) seating for 10,000 opposite the grandstands, on the east side straight. Track side RV parking is also available.
General rules: Coolers 14 inches high and smaller are permitted. No glass bottles, cans or alcoholic beverages will be allowed through the gates. Fans can bring plastic bottles and lunch into the seating areas. Tailgate parties are allowed in the parking lot. Let Fido watch the race on TV at home, no pets allowed.
PPIR is located approximately 20 miles south of Colorado Springs, adjacent to I-25, Fountain exit 122.