The Pikes Peak Hill Climb has been running since 1916 and has seen almost every type of vehicle known to man slid around it’s corners from the start at Mile 7 on Pikes Peak Highway at 9,390 ft up to 14,111 ft, covering a climb of 4,721 ft.

This 10 minute film covers the 1957 event in beautifully retro ’50s style, drinking a cold beer and watching this is a surefire cure for even the most severe case of Mondayitis…

Pikes Peak Hill Climb

Ben Branch Profile Picture Silodrome - Pikes Peak Hill Climb - Circa 1957
Founder & Senior Editor Silodrome

Ben Branch has had his work featured on CNN, Popular Mechanics, the official Smithsonian Magazine, Road & Track Magazine, the official Pinterest blog, the official eBay Motors blog, BuzzFeed, and many more.

Silodrome was founded by Ben back in 2010, in the years since the site has grown to become a world leader in the alternative and vintage motoring sector, with millions of readers around the world and hundreds of thousands of followers on social media.

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