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January 3, 2022

After a long COVID-19 hiatus, Parker Thompson returns to SPEEDERS Calgary where the best SPEEDERS racers showed they have what it takes to go wheel to wheel with a pro driver. Parker took overall wins in Rounds 1 & 2, but SPEEDERS racers took it to a photo finish in both final races.  For Round #3 contenders will battle on the standard SPEEDERS racecourse, with a custom joker lane added specifically for the challenge event.



05:30 PM – Welcome

06:00 PM – Driver’s Meeting

06:30 PM – Qualifying Rounds

07:30 PM – Heat Races

09:00 PM – Final Rounds

10:00 PM – Celebrations

Parker Thompson Speeders Challenge Event #3 Racecourse


Each Challenge event consists of three stints on track. The first two stints will be conducted in four randomly assigned heats.


1. Qualifying

The participant’s best single lap time will be used to set the start order for Heat Races.


2. Heat Races

Individual heats will conduct a single race for position with a rolling start. The top three finishers from each heat will advance to FINAL A. Remaining racers will be seeded to FINAL B, FINAL C, and a consolation round (FINAL D) based on their average heat race lap times.


3. Final Rounds

Groups A, B, C and D will race for position with a roll start order determined by lap times in the preceding Heat Races.


1 PT will be awarded for the top time in qualifying heats (pole-position).

10 PTS will be awarded to participants who qualify for FINAL A.

In FINAL A, B & C points will be awarded based on finishing position. Entrants in FINAL D will earn no points.

1st Place – 30 PTS
2nd Place – 25 PTS
3rd Place – 22 PTS
4th Place – 19 PTS
5th Place – 17 PTS
6th Place – 15 PTS
7th Place – 14 PTS
8th Place – 13 PTS
9th Place – 12 PTS
10th Place – 11 PTS


In all three sessions, penalties will be assessed for at-fault incidents of contact as determined by a panel of SPEEDERS officials.