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INTO THIN AIR DRIFT PARTY 2017
COLORADO'S #1 DRIFT PARTY WEEKEND!

INTO THIN AIR DRIFT PARTY 2017 FEATURING FORMULA DRIFT PRO-AM SOUTHWEST DRIFT, DRIFT COLORADO, PPIR OPEN DRIFT AND SATURDAY NIGHT DRAGS

The Into Thin Air Drift Party on Memorial Day Weekend at Pikes Peak International Raceway is going to be a huge party for car enthusiasts featuring Formula Drift Pro-Am Southwest Drift, Drift Colorado, PPIR Open Drift and Saturday Night Drags!  

-Overnight camping is available for all on the infield area of PPIR on Friday, Saturday and Sunday night for FREE!  
-RV power hook-ups are $25 for the weekend (limited availability).

Spectator and Participant Rules:
-All drivers and passengers must be at least 16 years old to participate. ANY MINORS MUST BE ACCOMPANIED BY A PARENT OR LEGAL GUARDIAN WITH I.D. IN ORDER TO EXECUTE A MINOR'S RELEASE AT THE FRONT GATE. If a minor is not accompanied by a parent or legal guardian they will not be allowed into the facility.
-Kids 12 and under are FREE (MUST BE ACCOMPANIED BY A PARENT OR LEGAL GUARDIAN WITH I.D.)
-All spectators, drivers and passengers who are minors must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian and a release of liability waiver must be completed by the parent or legal guardian or entry to the facility will be denied.
-No firearms allowed.
-NO GLASS CONTAINERS. Any glass containers will be confiscated by PPIR.
-No camp fires outside of dedicated fire pits.
-Gas grills only, NO CHARCOAL.
-PPIR reserves the right to eject anyone for any reason from the event at any time without a refund.

Motorcycle Parking and Rules:

-None of the driving activities allow motorcycles. 

-There will be a dedicated motorcycle parking area. ALL MOTORCYCLES MUST PARK IN THE SECURED MOTORCYCLE PARKING AREA.

-Motorcycles are NOT ALLOWED to be driven around the property for any reason.

-If you are returning to your motorcycle at any point during the event it should be because you are leaving the property.

Pit Bike / Quad / Scooter / etc. Rules:

-Pit bikes, quads, scooters, or similar transportation vehicles are NOT ALLOWED unless pre-approved by PPIR.

-ONLY staff and organizers of the event (Southwest Drift, Drift Colorado, and PPIR) may be approved for the use of such vehicles within the facility.


Pricing: **all fees are due at the facility, no pre-registration available for PPIR Open Drift, Saturday Night Drags, and Buddy Bands (passengers), cash or credit card.

IN ORDER TO PARTICIPATE IN SATURDAY'S FORMULA DRIFT PRO-AM EVENT DRIVERS MUST CONTACT SOUTHWEST DRIFT / VEGAS DRIFT  https://www.vegasdrift.com/

IN ORDER TO PARTICIPATE IN SUNDAY'S DRIFT COLORADO COMPETITION DRIVERS MUST CONTACT DRIFT COLORADO https://www.driftcolorado.com/

ALL SOUTHWEST DRIFT PRO-AM AND DRIFT COLORADO DRIVERS, DRIFT TEAMS/ CREW, FAMILY, FANS, SPECTATORS (ANYONE OTHER THAN SWD AND DC STAFF) ARE SUBJECT TO THE BELOW SPECTATOR/GATE FEES. IF A DRIVER IS PARTICIPATING IN FRIDAY NIGHT PRACTICE, ONLY THE DRIVER FEE IS DUE. IF A DRIVER IS COMPETING WITH SWD PRO-AM ON SATURDAY OR DC ON SUNDAY, THE $10 PER DAY FEE AT THE FRONT GATE OF PPIR IS DUE OR THE DRIVER MAY PURCHASE THE WEEKEND SPECTATOR/GATE PASS (SEE BELOW).

ANY DRIVER THAT IS NOT A REGISTERED COMPETITOR WITH SWD PRO-AM MUST EMAIL JARED@PPIR.COM TO BE CLEARED TO PARTICIPATE IN FRIDAY NIGHT DRIFT PRACTICE. 

SPECTATOR/GATE FEE: $10 PER DAY (Spectators may upgrade to a passenger band for $10, see below)
SPECTATOR/GATE WEEKEND PASS: $25 (Access to PPIR Friday, Saturday and Sunday)
AGAIN, THE ABOVE FEES ARE APPLICABLE TO ALL PEOPLE OTHER THAN EVENT STAFF ENTERING THE RACEWAY EACH DAY.

THE FOLLOWING PRICING IS FOR FRIDAY NIGHT DRIFT PRACTICE, PPIR OPEN DRIFT SATURDAY AND SUNDAY, AND SATURDAY NIGHT DRAGS.

DRIVER BAND: $40 PER DAY 
DRIVER BAND WEEKEND PASS: $100 (A weekend pass driver's band allows access to drive in Friday Night Drift Practice, Saturday PPIR Open Drift and Night Drags, and Sunday PPIR Open Drift)

PASSENGER BAND: $20 PER DAY (Passenger bands do not give you the right to ride in any car, this is to ride with your friends) NO PASSENGERS ON FRIDAY NIGHT DRIFT PRACTICE, ONLY OPEN DRIFT COURSES SAT & SUN AND SATURDAY NIGHT DRAGS
PASSENGER BAND WEEKEND PASS: $35

KART RACING: $20 for one ticket, $35 for two (one ticket per kart race, per driver AVAILABLE SATURDAY ONLY, OPENING/CLOSING TIME TBA)

CAMPING: FREE (Camping available only on the infield in dedicated areas)

HELMET RENTAL: $15 (Your I.D. and/or credit card will be held at the beer garden until helmet is returned)

BEER GARDEN: Helmet rentals, glow rings, glow toys, beer, soda, water, snacks and more will be available.

HARD PARK'D CAR SHOW Presented by Drift Colorado is Saturday 4pm -8pm. ALL cars that enter the car show must pre-register with Drift Colorado
This is the first Annual Car Show by Drift Colorado, Ltd featuring Down To Earth Days 2017After Hours Automotive, and Aftermidnight Print Shop. Do you have a sweet ride, but too afraid to Drift or drag it??? Then come by Saturday and get
Hard Park'd 2017 Come for the show, Stay for the PARTY!!!!
There will be $500+ in cash and prizes. Class determination will happen the "day of" at the event.

Gauranteed classes:
Best in Show
Best Import
Best Domestic

Please enter your vehicle information in the "notes" section when you register for the show. NO information, NO gauranteed class entry!!
Its $20 pre-registration (Day Of registration will be $40) and there will be a $10 facility fee due at the gate for every person that enters.
Pre-registration closes on May 25th!!!



Food vendor(s) will be located at the raceway Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

Schedule: 
FRIDAY MAY 26TH 2017:
3:00pm Gates open for entry to facility
5:30pm FRIDAY NIGHT DRIFT PRACTICE ON SOUTHWEST DRIFT PRO-AM COMPETITION COURSE
10:00pm Track Goes Cold

SATURDAY MAY 27TH 2017:
6:30am Gates open for entry to facility
9:00am Competition Course is available to Formula Drift Pro-Am Southwest Drift 
9:00am PPIR Open Drift Courses open to participants
4:00pm PPIR Open Drift Courses go cold
4:00pm HARD PARK'D Car Show presented by Drift Colorado begins 
7:00pm (or earlier when SWD Pro-Am competition finishes) Night Drags in Pit-Lane open to participants (STREET LEGAL CARS ONLY)
Midnight: Night Drags go cold

SUNDAY MAY 28TH 2017:
7:00am Gates open for entry to facility
9:00am Competition Course is available to Drift Colorado
9:00am PPIR Open Drift Courses open to participants
4:00pm All courses go cold
6:00pm GATES CLOSE

Passenger and Driver Rules:
-Passengers and Drivers must be at least 16 years old.
-Passengers are not allowed in Friday Night Drift Practice  
-Passengers must keep limbs inside of vehicle.
-Passengers must wear a seat belt at all times.
-No Motorcycles on courses, cars only. 
-Drivers must be wearing a driver band.
-Passengers must be wearing a passenger band.
-Lost driver or passenger wrist bands are not re-issued, participant must pay for another.
-Passengers in Tandem Cars must have all the required safety features present that are required for the driver side of the car.

FOR TANDEM CAR RULES AND SPECIFICATIONS FOR PPIR OPEN DRIFT AND DRIFT COLORADO GO HERE: https://www.driftcolorado.com/tech


Helmet Rules:
-Helmets in single run drift cars must be DOT or better.
-All helmets must be strapped properly when riding in the car.
-All helmets worn in tandem drift runs must be SA Snell rated 2005 or newer (passengers and drivers).
-Helmets may or may not be required for Saturday Night Drags. If a participant's car is modified for increased speed purposes the driver may have to wear a helmet, DOT or better. PPIR reserves the right to enforce that a helmet is required for any driver in Saturday Night Drags. 

Vehicle Rules:

Vehicle PreparationPPIR will not be inspecting vehicles prior to entering the racing surface.  It is the responsibility of each individual to make certain that his or her vehicle is track worthy.  The following items should be thoroughly inspected/set before arriving to the raceway:

ALL DRIVERS PARTICIPATING IN PPIR OPEN DRIFT ACTIVITIES AND SATURDAY NIGHT DRAGS WILL BE PROVIDED A TECH CARD THAT MUST BE FILLED OUT IN ITS ENTIRETY AND SIGNED BY THE DRIVER.

ü  Tires in good condition (tread depth, sidewalls clear of damage, valve stems, etc.)

ü  Tire pressures are properly set (refer to vehicle manufacturer settings)

ü  All lug nuts are torqued and present (refer to vehicle manufacturer specifications)

ü  Hubcaps and trimmings (if not secured by lug nuts) are removed from vehicle

ü  No play in wheel bearings

ü  Minimal play in steering linkage

ü  Brake system in good condition (pads, rotors, lines, etc.)

ü  Fluid levels are set (Engine oil, transmission fluid, power steering, coolant, brake fluid, etc.)

ü  No fluid leaks from the vehicle of any kind

ü  Fuel level is set (Arrive to the track with a full tank! Refueling may be required during lunch.)

ü  Vehicle is free of loose items (including the trunk)

ü  Battery is properly secured

ü  No exposed electrical wires

ü  Hoses and lines are securely fastened and routed properly and safely

ü  Fully functional seat belts in good condition (factory stock or better required)


Contact PPIR

16650 Midway Ranch Road Fountain, CO 80817.

Phone: 719.382.7223
Fax: 719.382.9180

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