Our friend Kristin Cline came the the 2015 Hot Rod Hill Climb and had this to say….
Chances are you’ve been to a car show or two (or three, or hundreds if you’re like me). Car shows are awesome – but do you know what is even better? Driving cars… hearing their engines and racing them! If you’re with me on this, then Hot Rod Hill Climb is a vintage car event you’ve got to see. As talked about in our Hot Rod Hill Climb coverage from last year, a bunch of Colorado hot rodders in the ‘50s decided they needed an event of their very own. The tiny village of Georgetown allowed them to take it over once a year and open up the throttle on Guanella Pass heading out of town. The ~1.5 mile course up the mountain is steep enough to give these nostalgic hot rods a run for their money and to designate bragging rights for the quickest car. Of course, back then just as today, getting together and enjoying hot rods was reason enough.
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Adam Reynolds of Acentric Video pulled off another stellar video for Nicks Garage and Hot Rod Hill Climb!
The Vintage video is 8mm that was taken by Vern Holmes at the 1954 Hot Rod Hill Climb. The Aerial was taken by Bob Broom. Some of the vintage stills were taken by Pete Garramone. Thank you for getting on board with us.
Here is a link to the 2013 recap.
Mike and Emily Panos made the trip to Georgetown, Colorado (1 hour west of Denver) from Lawrence, Kansas in 34C, their 1934 Chevy Pick-Up.
They were lucky enough to get rain both ways along I-70, however they agreed, “the time of our life”.
Take a ride with them up the Hot Rod Hill Climb course!