Audio and still picture coverage of '99 RACE TO THE CLOUDS

29 June 1999

'99 Hill Climb Will Be Webcast July 4 at

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (June 28, 1999) -Recognizing the worldwide fan base
of the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, race officials announced today
that this year's 77th annual "Race to the Clouds" will be webcast at on July 4.

"We have a tremendous following among racing fans worldwide and thought this
would be a great way to give them up-to-the-minute information on the 1999
race," said Neil Klockziem, general manager of Hill Climb sponsor KRDO.
"We're breaking new ground with this webcast, and I think that it's going to
make a lot of fans who weren't able to attend the race very happy."

The webcast will begin at 10:00 a.m. on July 4 and feature still shots of
the race updated every three minutes, results from each division, as well as
audio from The Jock AM-1240 KRDO, which will be broadcasting live from the

The webcast is presented through a partnership between KRDO, Internet
Express (, DaveSpeed WebDesign (,, and Free Wave Technologies (

Tickets for the 1999 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb are available
online at, 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

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.

The event is presented by ADT Automotive. Other sponsors include Pennzoil,
Pirelli Tire, Toyota Motor Sales USA, The Robert Bosch Corporation, Rex Tire
of Colorado Springs, 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 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb is dedicated to racing legend
and longtime Hill Climb competitor Bill Daniels, who died suddenly of cancer
in April, 1999.

	The entire 1999 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb media guide and all
press releases are available online at


June 28
9am-5pm		Car/Truck Technical Inspection (Giuseppe's Depot)

June 29
4-5:00am		Pikes Peak Toll Gate Open

5:30-9am		Auto/Truck Practice (Pikes Peak Highway)

June 30
4-5:00am		Pikes Peak Toll Gate Open
5:30-9am		Auto/Truck Practice (Pikes Peak Highway)

July 1
4-5:00am		Pikes Peak Toll Gate Open
5:30-9am		Auto/Truck Practice (Pikes Peak Highway)
9am-4pm		Motorcycle Tech Inspection (Giuseppe's Depot)

July 2
4-5:30am		Pikes Peak Toll Gate Open
5:30-10am		Auto/Truck Qualifying (Start Line to Glen Cove, Pikes Peak
			Motorcycle/Quad Practice (Cove Creek to Summit, Pikes Peak 				Highway)

July 3
4-5:30am		Pikes Peak Toll Gate Open
5:30-9am		Motorcycle/Quad Practice (Start Line to Glen Cove, Pikes Peak)
12pm-10pm		Pikes Peak Highway Toll Gate Open for Overnight Parking

July 4
4-8:30am 		Pikes Peak Toll Gate Open
9:00 a.m.		Pikes Peak Highway Closes to Regular Traffic at Start Line
			Start Line and Summit Press Areas Open

9:30am		Challenge of Champions (Pikes Peak Highway)
10:00am		KRDO-AM 1240 Begins Live Race Coverage
10:30am		77th Annual "Race to the Clouds"

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