During the race weekend, fans of the race submitted online photos sharing their memorable moments to Garrett, the official turbocharger supplier to the Pike’s Peak Hill Climb race. The images depicted various scenes from any era of the famed race which just celebrated its 100th anniversary.
PPIHC Top Contest winner Nick Cress
Winning entries received award packages ranging as high as $1,000 in value and comprised of prizes including a new action video camera, a $500 Garrett Performance Turbocharger coupon and various special edition Garrett apparel items.
The historic and unique race features a 12.42-mile race against the clock and around more than 150 corners while ascending to the 14,000-foot summit of Pikes Peak in Colorado. Contestants piloted electric cars, motorcycles, sidecars, trucks and race cars driven by privateers and pros alike—all standing side by side.
Honeywell supports both the professional and sportsman classes of grassroots racing venues like Pike’s Peak all the way through to the most advanced powertrain designs used in global racing venues such as Formula One and the 24 Hours of Le Mans. At Pike’s Peak, Honeywell engineers helped not only its sponsored teams, but also private teams needing some help with troubleshooting their equipment, installing a new turbo or updating the software supporting engine performance.