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95th Annual Pikes Peak International Hill Climb: 1st Day

Cars and motorcycles practice on the first day of sanctioned practice for the 95th Annual Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on Tuesday June 20, 2017.

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Chris Strauch of Colorado Springs, drives his 1970 Porsche 914 Wide Body Ediger Special during the first day of sanctioned practice for the 95th Annual Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on Tuesday June 20, 2017. Strauch is competing in the Pikes Peak Challenge - Pikes Peak Open Division. (Photo by Dougal Brownlie, The Gazette).

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Spencer Steele of Denver, Colorado gets ready to drive his 1995 PVA 2 for another lap during the first day of sanctioned practice for the 95th Annual Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on Tuesday June 20, 2017. Steele is competing in the Pikes Peak Challenge - Open Wheel Division. (Photo by Dougal Brownlie, The Gazette).

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Seth Starnes of Aurora, Colorado races his 2016 KTM 690 Duke bike during the first day of sanctioned practice for the 95th Annual Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on Tuesday June 20, 2017. Starnes, a rookie, is competing in the Pikes Peak Middleweight Division. (Photo by Dougal Brownlie, The Gazette).

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The sun rises at Devil's Playground during the first day of sanctioned practice for the 95th Annual Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on Tuesday June 20, 2017. (Photo by Dougal Brownlie, The Gazette).

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Brandon Ward, of Fort Carson, Colorado ride his 2017 Honda CRF450R bike during the first day of sanctioned practice for the 95th Annual Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on Tuesday June 20, 2017. Ward, a rookie, is competing in the Pikes Peak Lightweight Division. (Photo by Dougal Brownlie, The Gazette).

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Bruno Fretin, of Paris, France, stands before the first day of sanctioned practice for the 95th Annual Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on Tuesday June 20, 2017. Fretin, drives a 2015 Mitjet. (Photo by Dougal Brownlie, The Gazette).

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Pit crew members work on RJ Gottlieb of Santa Monica, California's 1969 Chevrolet Camaro in the early hours the morning before the first day of sanctioned practice for the 95th Annual Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on Tuesday June 20, 2017. Fretin, drives a 2015 Mitjet. (Photo by Dougal Brownlie, The Gazette).

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Doug Chestnutt of Littleton, Colorado races his 2012 Yamaha WR450 bike during the first day of sanctioned practice for the 95th Annual Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on Tuesday June 20, 2017. Chestnutt is competing in the Pikes Peak Lightweight Division. (Photo by Dougal Brownlie, The Gazette).

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Cars and motorcycles take part in the first day of practice for the 95th Annual Pikes Peak International Hill Climb as they started at Devil's Playground on Tuesday June 20, 2017. (Photo by Dougal Brownlie, The Gazette).

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Cars and motorcycles take part in the first day of practice for the 95th Annual Pikes Peak International Hill Climb as they started at Devil's Playground on Tuesday June 20, 2017. (Photo by Dougal Brownlie, The Gazette).

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Cars and motorcycles take part in the first day of practice for the 95th Annual Pikes Peak International Hill Climb as they started at Devil's Playground on Tuesday June 20, 2017. (Photo by Dougal Brownlie, The Gazette).

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PIKES PEAK INTERNATIONAL HILL CLIMB
Cars and motorcycles take part in the first day of practice for the 95th Annual Pikes Peak International Hill Climb as they started at Devil's Playground on Tuesday June 20, 2017. (Photo by Dougal Brownlie, The Gazette).

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PIKES PEAK INTERNATIONAL HILL CLIMB
Cars and motorcycles take part in the first day of practice for the 95th Annual Pikes Peak International Hill Climb as they started at Devil's Playground on Tuesday June 20, 2017. (Photo by Dougal Brownlie, The Gazette).

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PIKES PEAK INTERNATIONAL HILL CLIMB
Cars and motorcycles take part in the first day of practice for the 95th Annual Pikes Peak International Hill Climb as they started at Devil's Playground on Tuesday June 20, 2017. (Photo by Dougal Brownlie, The Gazette).

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PIKES PEAK INTERNATIONAL HILL CLIMB
Cars and motorcycles take part in the first day of practice for the 95th Annual Pikes Peak International Hill Climb as they started at Devil's Playground on Tuesday June 20, 2017. (Photo by Dougal Brownlie, The Gazette).

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PIKES PEAK INTERNATIONAL HILL CLIMB
Cars and motorcycles take part in the first day of practice for the 95th Annual Pikes Peak International Hill Climb as they started at Devil's Playground on Tuesday June 20, 2017. (Photo by Dougal Brownlie, The Gazette).

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Cars and motorcycles take part in the first day of practice for the 95th Annual Pikes Peak International Hill Climb as they started at Devil's Playground on Tuesday June 20, 2017. (Photo by Dougal Brownlie, The Gazette).

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Cars and motorcycles take part in the first day of practice for the 95th Annual Pikes Peak International Hill Climb as they started at Devil's Playground on Tuesday June 20, 2017. (Photo by Dougal Brownlie, The Gazette).

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PIKES PEAK INTERNATIONAL HILL CLIMB
Cars and motorcycles take part in the first day of practice for the 95th Annual Pikes Peak International Hill Climb as they started at Devil's Playground on Tuesday June 20, 2017. (Photo by Dougal Brownlie, The Gazette).

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PIKES PEAK INTERNATIONAL HILL CLIMB
Cars and motorcycles take part in the first day of practice for the 95th Annual Pikes Peak International Hill Climb as they started at Devil's Playground on Tuesday June 20, 2017. (Photo by Dougal Brownlie, The Gazette).

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PIKES PEAK INTERNATIONAL HILL CLIMB
Cars and motorcycles take part in the first day of practice for the 95th Annual Pikes Peak International Hill Climb as they started at Devil's Playground on Tuesday June 20, 2017. (Photo by Dougal Brownlie, The Gazette).

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PIKES PEAK INTERNATIONAL HILL CLIMB
Cars and motorcycles take part in the first day of practice for the 95th Annual Pikes Peak International Hill Climb as they started at Devil's Playground on Tuesday June 20, 2017. (Photo by Dougal Brownlie, The Gazette).

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PIKES PEAK INTERNATIONAL HILL CLIMB
Cars and motorcycles take part in the first day of practice for the 95th Annual Pikes Peak International Hill Climb as they started at Devil's Playground on Tuesday June 20, 2017. (Photo by Dougal Brownlie, The Gazette).

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PIKES PEAK INTERNATIONAL HILL CLIMB
Cars and motorcycles take part in the first day of practice for the 95th Annual Pikes Peak International Hill Climb as they started at Devil's Playground on Tuesday June 20, 2017. (Photo by Dougal Brownlie, The Gazette).

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PIKES PEAK INTERNATIONAL HILL CLIMB
Cars and motorcycles take part in the first day of practice for the 95th Annual Pikes Peak International Hill Climb as they started at Devil's Playground on Tuesday June 20, 2017. (Photo by Dougal Brownlie, The Gazette).

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PIKES PEAK INTERNATIONAL HILL CLIMB
Cars and motorcycles take part in the first day of practice for the 95th Annual Pikes Peak International Hill Climb as they started at Devil's Playground on Tuesday June 20, 2017. (Photo by Dougal Brownlie, The Gazette).

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PIKES PEAK INTERNATIONAL HILL CLIMB
Cars and motorcycles take part in the first day of practice for the 95th Annual Pikes Peak International Hill Climb as they started at Devil's Playground on Tuesday June 20, 2017. (Photo by Dougal Brownlie, The Gazette).

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PIKES PEAK INTERNATIONAL HILL CLIMB
Cars and motorcycles take part in the first day of practice for the 95th Annual Pikes Peak International Hill Climb as they started at Devil's Playground on Tuesday June 20, 2017. (Photo by Dougal Brownlie, The Gazette).

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PIKES PEAK INTERNATIONAL HILL CLIMB
Cars and motorcycles take part in the first day of practice for the 95th Annual Pikes Peak International Hill Climb as they started at Devil's Playground on Tuesday June 20, 2017. (Photo by Dougal Brownlie, The Gazette).

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PIKES PEAK INTERNATIONAL HILL CLIMB
Cars and motorcycles take part in the first day of practice for the 95th Annual Pikes Peak International Hill Climb as they started at Devil's Playground on Tuesday June 20, 2017. (Photo by Dougal Brownlie, The Gazette).

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PIKES PEAK INTERNATIONAL HILL CLIMB
Cars and motorcycles take part in the first day of practice for the 95th Annual Pikes Peak International Hill Climb as they started at Devil's Playground on Tuesday June 20, 2017. (Photo by Dougal Brownlie, The Gazette).

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PIKES PEAK INTERNATIONAL HILL CLIMB
Cars and motorcycles take part in the first day of practice for the 95th Annual Pikes Peak International Hill Climb as they started at Devil's Playground on Tuesday June 20, 2017. (Photo by Dougal Brownlie, The Gazette).

DOUGAL BROWNLIE

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PIKES PEAK INTERNATIONAL HILL CLIMB
Cars and motorcycles take part in the first day of practice for the 95th Annual Pikes Peak International Hill Climb as they started at Devil's Playground on Tuesday June 20, 2017. (Photo by Dougal Brownlie, The Gazette).

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PIKES PEAK INTERNATIONAL HILL CLIMB
Cars and motorcycles take part in the first day of practice for the 95th Annual Pikes Peak International Hill Climb as they started at Devil's Playground on Tuesday June 20, 2017. (Photo by Dougal Brownlie, The Gazette).

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