“Climb to the Clouds” 2011

by Lucia on June 17, 2011

The Legendary “Climb to Clouds” Automobile Hill Climb is Back!

America's oldest automobile race returns June24-26!

After a ten year hiatus, the legendary “Climb to the Clouds”, America’s oldest autorace, returns to Pinkham Notch, New Hampshire this Friday, June 24-Sunday, June 26 at the Mt. Washington Auto Road!

That’s right motorsports fans, this summer the Mt. Washington Auto Road is celebrating 150 years in operation, and led by Vermont SportsCar, “Climb to the Clouds”  is back featuring a 70-car competition field composed of the some of the best race car drivers and teams from around North America and the World.

First run in 1904, this 7.6 mile timed sprint is one of the ultimate challenges for driver and automobile. Among trees and dramatic dropoffs, drivers will battle more than 100 turns and switchbacks along the tarmac and dirt climb to the 6,288ft summit of Mount Washington!

Jump in the drivers seat right now with world famous driver Travis Pastrana…


Bring the entire family for the weekend…there’s so much to do! Aside from great racing action, there will be open pits with easy acess to the divers and their cars, lots of food, a judged car show, music on Friday and Saturday night featuring headliner, TAB the Band, and tours to the summit! 

WMWV is a proud sponsor of this event, and will be giving tickets away all week so listen for the que to call…see you there!