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Meet PPIHC Competitor Tommy Boileau - KRDO’s Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - August 19, 2020

Meet PPIHC Competitor Tommy Boileau - KRDO’s Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - August 19, 2020

August 28, 2020

It's Hill Climb time!  Meet Tommy Boileau (pronounced Boy’-Low) driving his 1967 Chevy Camaro in the Pikes Peak Open division. Tommy hales from Monument, CO.  He's 2019 Rookie of the Year and is applying to become a licensed NASCAR driver.

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Meet PPIHC Competitor Paul Dallenbach - KRDO’s Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - August 28, 2020

Meet PPIHC Competitor Paul Dallenbach - KRDO’s Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - August 28, 2020

August 28, 2020

It's Hill Climb time!  Meet Paul Dallenbach driving his 2006 PVA-03 Dallenbach Special in the Open Wheel division.  Paul is a Colorado native living in Basalt.  Among his claims to fame is that he has been driving in commercials and films since 1992.  He's also featured this year on the race program cover.

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Meet PPIHC Competitor Steve Goeglein - KRDO’s Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - August 26, 2020

Meet PPIHC Competitor Steve Goeglein - KRDO’s Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - August 26, 2020

August 26, 2020

It's Hill Climb time!  Meet Steve Goeglein driving his 2002 Chevy Camaro in the Unlimited Division.  Steve comes to the race from Falcon, CO.  This is Steve's 30th run up the mountain. He's a diehard Chevy driver and has raced on both the gravel and now paved hill climb course.

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Meet PPIHC Competitor Clint Vahsholtz - KRDO’s Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - August 24, 2020

Meet PPIHC Competitor Clint Vahsholtz - KRDO’s Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - August 24, 2020

August 26, 2020

Meet Clint Vahsholtz driving his 2013 Ford Open in the Open Wheel division.  Clint drove McClarens the last two years and is back this year in his record setting open wheel Ford.  His father is a Hill Climb Hall of Famer!

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Meet PPIHC Competitor Scott Birdsall - KRDO’s Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - August 21, 2020

Meet PPIHC Competitor Scott Birdsall - KRDO’s Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - August 21, 2020

August 23, 2020

Meet Scott Birdsall who is driving his 1949 Ford F1 in the Exhibition Division.  Scott is attempting to break the current Diesel Record on Pikes Peak.  He holds a world speed record for diesels in the 1/2 mile and did that in the truck he found in a field, overgrown with weeds, full of animal nests and an opossum.  

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Meet PPIHC Competitor Rob “Chairslayer” Parsons - KRDO’s Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - August 17, 2020

Meet PPIHC Competitor Rob “Chairslayer” Parsons - KRDO’s Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - August 17, 2020

August 17, 2020

Rob Parsons, a 2020 rookie driving his 2014 Chevy SS in the Pikes Peak Open division.  Rob is nicknamed the "Chairslayer" because he is a paraplegic. He designed and built all of the hand controls in his car and earned the Rookie of the Year title last year.

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Meet PPIHC 2020 Competitor James Robinson - KRDO’s Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - August 14, 2020

Meet PPIHC 2020 Competitor James Robinson - KRDO’s Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - August 14, 2020

August 14, 2020

James Robinson is driving the 2019 Acura NSX in the Time Attack 1 division.  James is a member of the Acura Team, driving a car packed with new technology that could make its way into production vehicles and is looking to break another Hybrid fuel record this year.

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Photo Credit:  Honda R&D Americas

Meet PPIHC 2020 Competitor Don Wickstrum - KRDO’s Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - August 13, 2020

Meet PPIHC 2020 Competitor Don Wickstrum - KRDO’s Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - August 13, 2020

August 13, 2020

Meet Don Wickstrum is driving a 911 GT3 Cup Car 2013 (Pikes Peak Open).  Don is known on the course as the "Fastest Pastor".  He crashed during his practice run last year and did not get to compete that is why he is considered a rookie this year. 

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