ADT/Hill Climb Auction July 2 in Colorado Springs
17 June 1999
Racing Greats to Attend Fundraiser for Hill Climb Museum COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (June 17, 1999) - The 2nd Annual ADT Automotive Pikes Peak International Hill Climb Auction is slated for 5:30-7:30 p.m. on Friday, July 2 at the Antlers Adam's Mark Hotel in downtown Colorado Springs. The event is a fundraiser for the Hill Climb Museum in Manitou Springs, Colo. Racing legends Parnelli Jones, Roger Mears, and Ivan Stewart will help auction off an exciting array of Hill Climb memorabilia and related products, including a 50th anniversary NASCAR jacket, an overnight stay package at the five-star Broadmoor Hotel, Pirelli tires, high-performance wheels from Ultra Wheel, tickets to an IRL race at the Pikes Peak International Raceway, shock absorbers from KYB, autographed ADT Automotive helmets and racing jackets, and much more. Tickets for the 1999 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb are available online at www.ppihc.com, the Hill Climb Auto Educational Museum in Manitou Springs, King Soopers throughout Colorado, Tire Centers Inc. in Colorado Springs, the U.S. Air Force Academy, and Colorado Springs military installations. The Pikes Peak International Hill Climb is held annually on July 4 in cooperation with the City of Colorado Springs and the U.S. Forest Service. The Race attracts an international field of auto, truck, and motorcycle competitors. Its 12.42-mile course on a groomed gravel highway to the 14,110 ft. summit of Pikes Peak is open to the public year-round. The event is presented by ADT Automotive. Other sponsors include Pennzoil-Quaker State Co., Pirelli Tire, Toyota Motor Sales USA, The Robert Bosch Corporation, Ultra Wheel Co., Contract Freighters, Inc., Kenworth, and Barnett Tool. The Hill Climb is the principal fund raising event for the Pikes Peak Auto Hill Climb Educational Museum. The 1999 Hill Climb is dedicated to racing legend and longtime Hill Climb competitor Bill Daniels, who died suddenly of cancer in April, 1999. For a Hill Climb media credential application or other information, contact Karen Kaukol at 303.346.8417 or firstname.lastname@example.org. The entire 1999 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb media guide is available online at www.ppihc.com; high-resolution photos are available for download at http://ppihc.com/1999/media/hi-res. The information is updated daily.