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Rocky Mountain Thunder HPDE

PCA - Rocky Mountain Region

Friday, Sep 14 — Saturday, Sep 15, 2018
High Plains Raceway, Deer Trail, CO

Registration closed September 9, 2018 11:59 PM on September 9, 2018 11:59 PM MDT Registration ends September 9, 2018 11:59 PM on September 9, 2018 11:59 PM MDT Registration opens July 16, 2018 12:00 AM on July 16, 2018 12:00 AM MDT Registration runs from July 16, 2018 12:00 AM to September 9, 2018 11:59 PM



Rocky Mountain Thunder HPDE  




NOTE: The DE event is in conjunction with the National Club Race being held the same weekend.  Only experienced DE drivers are allowed to participate. To qualify for the 2018 Rolling Thunder DE you need to have:

  • If local to RMR
    • You have driven in at least two RMR/AMR HPDE events in the last two seasons
    • You have driven in at least one event at High Plains Raceway
  • If an out-of-town DE participant
    • You are an HPDE instructor or an intermediate-advanced driver having driven solo for at least 4 days on at least 2 different tracks
    • You can provide a track driving history and/or reference contacts with your local club's chief driving instructor

Registration approval for instructed DE drivers will be dependent upon the number of instructors available for the event.  Preference will be given to more experienced instructed students, depending on the number of drivers and instructors who register, but we will try to accommodate everyone we can.  We cannot have shared driver cars unless one driver has previously run in the Expanded Passing run groups (Orange or Black).

Date:          FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 2018 AND SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2018***

                   Gates open on Wednesday evening at 4:00PM

                   Registration is on Friday and Saturday mornings at 7:00AM - 8:00 AM in the Classroom. PLEASE REGISTER BEFORE THE MANDATORY DRIVERS' MEETING AT 8:00 AM!!! Registration CLOSES at 8:00AM!!!


Location:  17 miles east of Byers on US 36.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      

Website:  For all the information you will need for this event, please click this link:


Event Registration fees:  FRIDAY AND SATURDAY - $320.00  (no co-driver discount)  (4 sessions on Friday and 4 sessions on Saturday)

                                           FRIDAY only -  $200.00  (no co-driver discount) (4 sessions)

                                           SATURDAY only - $200.00  (no co-driver discount ) (4 sessions)

                                           Friday night dinner tickets are $20.00 in advance.  Dinner tickets at the track will be $25.00

                                           Saturday night dinner will be provided by Chris Macarak of On-Site tires.  


MANDATORY drivers' meeting each day  8:00AM under the Jerry's Bleachers Canopy overlooking T13-15.   Please register BEFORE the driver's meeting.




On both Saturday and Sunday we will offer noon time parade laps for a $20 charity donation.  You can take your personal car on some  low speed laps around the HPR track.  


For this event we are using deferred billing.  Your credit card will be charged on Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018.


Event chairs:     Art Van Dyck  Doug Bartlett

Chief Driving Instructors: Dan Carlson Chris Sulley

The CDIs can answer questions about being confirmed for the DE, run groups, eligibility, cars, etc.

Registrar:  Nancy Warren


Accommodations:  Residents in Byers, Deer Trail, etc. are offering to rent their extra bedroom(s) to High Plains Raceway Drivers. $80.00 single per night and $95.00 double per night. Either a shared or private bath.  A continental breakfast at The Inn at The Feed Store  is included.  Room(s) available Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights. Please call Roberta Roth at Byers America  303-822-5625 or email  The Inn at The Feed Store has a bunk bed room in the Back 40.  A bunk bed is available for $39 per night with a shared bath.  A continental breakfast is also included.

Budget Host Longhorn Motel – Byers, CO - 303-822-5205. This is an older facility, but clean and closer to the track.e

Aloft Denver International Airport

  • A block of rooms has been reserved at Aloft for this event.  Reservation cutoff is Aug 22nd.

  • Use the link above to make an online reservation at our discounted rate

  • 16470 E 40th Cir, Aurora, CO 80011

  • 40 min. from the track

  • For special requests, late bookings, etc. contact Christen Turk 720-587-6575 or LIzzette Brown 303-459-8000

  • Main phone number: 303-371-9500




You can also she Club of America rate will come up and you can book online. 

To reach the hotel directly, call the hotel's phone number - 888-492-8847 or regional number - 303-371-0700.  This rate is only good through August 8th.  THIS RATE WILL NOT BE EXTENDED BEYOND AUGUST 8th, 2015.cmd=v


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