#GRIDLIFE: Alpine Horizon 2020

    Racing and drifting and off-road, oh my!

    If one thing’s for certain, 2020 is not the year of the car meet. However, in early August I managed to sneak away from my garage building (more on that later!) and wedding planning to attend at least one event this year. If I had to choose a single event – and I did- it would definitely be a GRIDLIFE Festival. They are hands down the best events in the States. Even during a pandemic they manage to put on a spectacular show; social distancing and all.

    GRIDLIFE: Alpine Horizon is a real life version of everything that makes you want to play Forza Horizon (See the parallel? Word association is neat!), including the off-road bits! It takes place at Pike’s Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colorado.

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    While we did miss the spectacular live music that comes with typical GRIDLIFE Festivals, the racing had no shortage of entertainment. The touring cup series is always a treat to watch. It comprises the best drivers going wheel-to-wheel in some of the most “relatable” race cars. These aren’t your typical 1000 horsepower Corvettes or fully-kitted BMW M3s. These are Hondas, Mazdas and other “low-cost” race cars. It is spectacularly fun to watch!

    As always with GRIDLIFE Festivals, the drifting was equally entertaining. The boys over at Fun-Haver decided to turn things up a bit when Loren Healy jumped his trophy truck OVER Vaughn Gitten Jr. and Chelsea DeNofa, among other drifters. It was intense.

    It was a real pleasure to be able to attend GRIDLIFE: Alpine Horizon in 2020 and I can’t wait to visit again. For access to 500+ high resolution photos of the event, please reach out to us via the contact page or message us on Facebook!

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    Steve Miller
    Steve Miller
    I am a sarcastic, honest, fanatical car guy who tells it like it is. I have a passion for how things work and no patience for stupidity. My dream car is a Koenigsegg Agera R because the engineering behind it is superb.


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