For the last 59 years, the Hot Rod Hill Climb in Georgetown, Colorado has been nothing but a memory. Held in the quaint mountain community for the first time 60 years ago, the hot rod event was short-lived, despite its popularity and outlet for the local hot rod community. But after over 50 years, the hill climb returned and we were lucky enough to be there to take it all in with legends and newcomers alike!
In 1953, the town or Georgetown, was a tiny mountain community 45 miles West of Denver with a population barely breaking 300 people.While this may not surprise many people based on the location of the town and available roadways back in those days, 60 years later Georgetown hasn’t changed all that much.
It was an extreme honor to have Scotty Lachenaur make the trip from New Jersey to Colorado to write this excellent article on the 2013 60th Anniversary Hot Rod Hill Climb.
Thank you Scotty!
Read the feature article on HotRod.com