Sun Valley Tour de Force

Thu, Jul 21st - Sat, Jul 23rd
Jul
21
Thu

through Sat, Jul 23rd

4 weeks ago

Various Locations

Sun Valley Tour de Force

Sun Valley Tour de Force Friday Car Show will offer the chance to be up close to some of the rarest and most valuable cars in the world! Meet the people powering your favorite brands! Visit with McLaren and the Artura, Hagerty and Hub International, Pagani Beverly Hills, Singer Vehicle Design, and many more folks supporting the Car Show! Arrive ready to buy some cool gear and support your local restaurants! Visit the SVTdF team under the big tent for all your 2022 merch: hats, t-shirts, ’No Speed Limit Signs’, and more! This year’s food and beverage vendors include Warfield, Sawtooth Brewery, La Parilla, Smokey Bone BBQ, Shaved Ice Sun Valley & Pizza, KB’s, and Hailey Coffee Co. with desserts

Road Delay Notices:
– Thursday July 21: 11:00-11:30am,  Road delay at Highway 75 & Saddle Road
– Friday, July 22: 4:00-5:00pm,  Sun Valley Road at Festival Meadows
– Saturday July 23: 7:00am-3:00pm: Highway 75 from Cathedral Pines to Wood River Campground.
The first heat of cars starts at 8:00am sharp. Highway 75 will be open to North and South-bound traffic, with road closures permitted for 20 minutes at a time.

Thank you for your patience!

2022 Schedule of Events 

Thursday, July 21, 2022

9am-11am, VIP Welcome Breakfast, The Limelight Hotel

Exclusively for high-speed drivers, their guests, and Huckleberry Drivers, new and returning friends are welcome to enjoy this event. Enjoy a beautiful breakfast spread complete with locally made pastries at a serene venue before heading off on the scenic Huckleberry Drive. 

11am-2pm, Huckleberry Drive

This group of approximately 75 drivers will venture on a scenic drive to Smiley Creek, over Galena Pass on Highway 75, heading 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.

2pm-4pm, Happy Hour & Spirit Tasting

Guests are invited to enjoy an exclusive Happy Hour with local bites and spirits provided.

Friday, July 22, 2022

8am-3pm, Technical Inspection, Safety Briefings, & Lunch, Sun Valley Auto Club

The Technical Inspection is mandatory for all high-speed participant drivers. Sponsored by Sun Valley Auto Club, it is a great social opportunity for all drivers, sponsors, crew, mechanics and media. This event is an opportunity to get a ‘behind the scenes’ glimpse of Sun Valley Tour de Force and its partners.

5:00pm-8:00pm, SVTdF Car Show, Festival Meadows

The Car Show is a highly anticipated event with super cars, classics and collectibles on display. Both participants of the SVTdF high-speed event as well as any proud collector is welcome to participate. Approximately 150 cars are expected to enter the Show. This event offers a chance for spectators to check out sponsor cars, purchase SVTdF merchandise, and enjoy local food and beverage specialties. Guests will be entertained with commentary from Peter Bush, veteran radio personality. The SVTdF Car Show is free to attend for spectators.

Saturday, July 23, 2022

7am-3pm, High-Speed Runs at Phantom Hill, Highway 75, North

The high-speed event invites owners of supercars, exotics and collectible 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! The Driver Pit area offers a bit of respite from the rush of the run.

IMPORTANT Reminders about Spectating at Phantom Hill: SVTdF does not have a special events permit to host spectators on Phantom Hill, located in the Sawtooth National Recreation Area (SNRA). Spectators are allowed to recreate and view the event from Phantom Hill, but there will not be any hosted restrooms, tents, bleachers, food trucks, or any services in this area. The Harriman Trail will be closed to motorized vehicles and no parking is allowed on Highway 75. Biking and hiking are allowed, but all spectators will need to be 300 feet off the road when this State Highway 75 is closed for the high-speed event. The road is permitted to be closed for 20 minutes at a time and then opened up to north-bound and south-bound traffic. Highway 75 will have SVTdF volunteers and event personnel monitoring the road to ensure driver’s and spectator’s safety when the road is closed. SVTdF and the event safety crew ask that any and all spectators adhere to these rules to make for a safe event

6pm10pm, Cars & Comedy – A Fundraiser for The Hunger Coalition

The weekend concludes with a beautiful Idaho inspired dinner, live auction and comedy show. The hosted bar will highlight Idaho-procured wine and spirits with delectable appetizers and buffet dinner. The live auction, featuring auctioneer Tyson Baker, offers an opportunity to bid on unique items including multiple driving adventures and supports The Hunger Coalition, a local charity. Internationally acclaimed comedians will provide lots of laughs and bring down the house. The evening is chock full of entertainment!

 

More about this event:

Sun Valley Tour de Force is three days of events for car enthusiasts, sponsors and guests. Highlights include runs with no-speed limit at Phantom Hill, the Huckleberry Drive from Ketchum to Smiley Creek Lodge, hosted sponsor events, test drives, a Car Show, and Cars & Comedy, the chief fundraising event of the weekend. Sun Valley Tour de Force raises funds for programming at The Hunger Coalition, a local nonprofit serving community members struggling with food insecurity.

The SVTdF Car Show is a highly anticipated event with supercars, classics, and collectibles on display. Both participants of the SVTdF high-speed event as well as any proud collector are welcome to participate. Approximately 150 cars are invited to enter the Show. This event offers a chance for spectators to check out sponsor cars, purchase SVTdF merchandise, and enjoy local food and beverage specialties. Guests will be entertained with commentary from Peter Bush, veteran radio personality, and SVTdF friend Max Monahan.


Sun Valley Tour de Force, a non-profit raising funds for The Hunger Coalition, is three days of events for car enthusiasts, sponsors, and guests. Weekend highlights include runs on a state highway with no speed limit, with cars reaching well over 200mph. Open to the public, the Friday SVTdF Car Show hosts supercars, classics, and the latest models on display. Guests also enjoy the scenic Huckleberry Drive from Ketchum to Smiley Creek Lodge, hosted sponsor events, test drives, and Cars & Comedy, the chief fundraising event of the weekend.

For more information visit www.sunvalleytourdeforce.com

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