Sun Valley Tour de Force, July 25-27, 2019, is a weekend of epic proportions! Whether you join us for a leisure Huckleberry Drive in the stunning Sawtooth mountains or cruise into Friday evening’s Sun Valley Tour de Force Car Show, we guarantee that you will have the time of your life! The weekend will be filled with exciting opportunities to participate in the thrill of high speeds and to spectate some of the finest cars the world has ever seen, with Saturday’s unique high-speed runs offering drivers to take their cars to the ultimate test of NO SPEED LIMIT on a public road.
“The event was truly amazing – I’ve driven all sorts of vehicles all over the world but have never gotten to experience a top speed run like the one at Tour de Force.”
Perry Stern, MSN Autos contributor and Editor of AutoNXT.net
Schedule of Events
Thursday, July 25, 2019
Huckleberry Drive, 10am – 1pm
Sponsored by Simmons Fine Jewelry
Our group of drivers will venture on a scenic drive over Galena Pass to Smiley Creek on Highway 75, North. Participants will take in some of Idaho’s most beautiful landscapes; stunning views of wildflower fields against a mountain backdrop right in the middle of the Sawtooth Mountains. Drivers can look forward to the infamous ‘Huckleberry milkshake and ice cream’ pit stop along the way.
Special invitation Ride & Drive Program(s)
Sponsor hosted activities
Friday, July 26, 2019
High Speed Drivers Technical Inspection, Hosted Lunch & Safety Meeting at Sun Valley Auto Club, 8am – 2pm
The Technical Inspection is mandatory for all participant drivers. Sponsored by Sun Valley Auto Club, it is a great social opportunity for all drivers, sponsors, crew, mechanics and media. This event has become a word-of-mouth insider event and an opportunity to get a ‘behind the scenes’ glimpse of our event and partners
Sun Valley Tour de Force Car Show, downtown Ketchum, 6pm-8pm
The downtown Car Show is hosted at Town Square in the heart of Ketchum. This is a free event for locals and spectators who visit Sun Valley in one of the busiest months of the year. The energy is palpable as folks visit vendors and sponsors and enjoy music, refreshments, and commentary from Peter Bush, veteran radio personality. Both participants of the high-speed event as well as local car owners are welcome to participate. Approximately 200 cars enter the Car Show and thousands of attendees flood the closed streets.
Saturday, July 27, 2019
High speed runs at Highway 75 North, Phantom Hill, 8am-2pm
The high-speed event invites owners of supercars, exotics and vintage automobiles with the rare opportunity to drive their vehicles on a stretch of Idaho State Highway 75, surrounded by the Sawtooth Mountains. There is no speed limit!
Cars & Comedy – benefiting Idaho BaseCamp, 6pm-10pm
The weekend comes to a close amongst new friends. Guests will enjoy Idaho inspired cocktails and dinner at the Limelight Hotel in Ketchum. The live auction offers great opportunities to support our beneficiary, Idaho BaseCamp, while you take home some unique items. Evening entertainment by legendary stand up comedians Dwight Slade and Kermet Apio.
We are excited to see in you in Sun Valley this summer and share all that the beautiful Idaho summer has to offer! Visitors and locals alike enjoy the world-class mountain biking, golf courses, rafting and excellent hiking trails. Accommodations are plenty and the restaurants offer everything from Asian fusion to the classic Idaho steakhouse. Guests can stroll down Sun Valley road popping into boutiques or trying out the latest in outdoor gear. Sun Valley is the perfect summer getaway!
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