Heart Rock Cafe, Feb. 12-13, 2022 at Willow Springs International Raceway

Event Information

Updated 2/10/22. Subject to change.

General Information

Gates close: Thursday, 10pm; Friday, 11pm; Saturday, 10pm
Fuel is available.
Dyno service: Friday, 1-5pm; Saturday, 9-5pm; Sunday, 9-3pm
2021 WERC Awards Celebration: Saturday, 8 PM

Race Group Definitions

Group A: SE46, SE30, Spec 3
Group B: 944 Spec, HC, SM
Group C: AI/AIX, NP01, Spec Iron, Spec Z, ST, Thunder Roadster
Group D: Enduro

Schedule for Saturday, Feb. 12, 2022

Track direction/configuration, both days: Clockwise

Print .pdf of schedule — Print Track Map Print Pit/Paddock Map

Timed races start when pace car leaves and include cool-down lap, unless otherwise specified.

Start End Event
7:45 AM 8:15 AM Mandatory drivers’ meeting for HPDE/TT drivers.
8:00 AM 8:15 AM RACE GROUP C – D: WARMUP
8:15 AM 8:30 AM RACE GROUP A – B: WARMUP
8:30 AM 8:50 AM Time Trial
8:50 AM 9:10 AM HPDE 3 – 4
9:10 AM 9:25 AM RACE GROUP B: QUALIFYING (944 Spec, HC, SM)
9:25 AM 9:30 AM

Course Check – Time Permitting

9:30 AM 9:45 AM RACE GROUP C: QUALIFYING (AI/AIX, NP01, Spec Iron, Spec Z, ST, Thunder Roadster)
9:45 AM 10:05 AM HPDE 1-2, Toyota GR Experience
10:05 AM 10:20 AM RACE GROUP A: QUALIFYING (SE46, SE30, Spec 3)
10:20 AM 10:30 AM

Course Check and Flagger Break

10:30 AM 10:45 AM RACE GROUP D: QUALIFYING (Enduro)
10:45 AM 11:05 AM Time Trial
11:05 AM 11:25 AM HPDE 3-4
11:25 AM 11:45 AM

RACE GROUP A, B, C: Drivers’ Meeting

11:25 AM 11:45 AM HPDE 1-2, Toyota GR Experience
11:45 AM 12:40 PM Lunch Break – Course Check
12:40 PM 1:05 PM

RACE GROUP B: RACE (944 Spec, HC, SM)

1:05 PM 1:25 PM Time Trial
1:25 PM 1:45 PM HPDE 3-4
1:45 PM 2:05 PM HPDE 1-2, Toyota GR Experience
2:05 PM 2:30 PM RACE GROUP C: RACE (AI/AIX, NP01, Spec Iron, Spec Z, ST, Thunder Roadster)
2:30 PM 2:40 PM

Course Check and Flagger Break

2:40 PM 2:55 PM Time Trial
2:55 PM 3:10 PM

Enduro Drivers’ Meeting

2:55 PM 3:10 PM

HPDE 3-4

3:10 PM 3:35 PM RACE GROUP A: RACE (SE46, SE30, Spec 3)
3:35 PM 3:50 PM HPDE 1-2, Toyota GR Experience
3:50 PM 4:30 PM

Afternoon Break – Course Check

4:30 PM 8:00 PM WERC 3.5-hour endurance race
8:00 PM 9:00 PM WERC Awards + Beer Party

Schedule for Sunday, Feb. 13

Start Finish Event
7:45 AM 8:15 AM Mandatory drivers’ meeting for HPDE/TT drivers.
8:00 AM 8:15 AM RACE GROUP B: WARMUP (944 Spec, HC, SM)
8:15 AM 8:30 AM RACE GROUP C: WARMUP (AI/AIX, NP01, Spec Iron, Spec Z, ST, Thunder Roadster)
8:30 AM 8:45 AM RACE GROUP A: WARMUP (SE46, SE30, Spec 3)
8:45 AM 9:10 AM Time Trial
9:10 AM 9:15 AM

Course Check – Time Permitting

9:15 AM 9:35 AM HPDE 3 & 4
9:35 AM 9:55 AM RACE GROUP B: QUALIFYING RACE (944 Spec, HC, SM)
9:55 AM 10:15 AM HPDE 1-2, Toyota GR Experience
10:15 AM 10:35 AM RACE GROUP C: QUALIFYING RACE (AI/AIX, NP01, Spec Iron, Spec Z, ST, Thunder Roadster)
10:35 AM 10:45 AM

Course Check and Flagger Break

10:45 AM 11:10 AM Time Trial
11:10 AM 11:30 AM RACE GROUP A: QUALIFYING RACE (SE46, SE30, Spec 3)
11:30 AM 11:50 AM HPDE 3 & 4
11:50 AM 12:10 PM HPDE 1-2, Toyota GR Experience
11:50 PM 12:10 PM

RACE GROUP A, B, C: Drivers’ Meeting

12:10 PM 1:05 PM

Lunch Break & Course Check

1:05 PM 1:35 PM RACE GROUP B: RACE (944 Spec, HC, SM)
1:35 PM 2:00 PM Time Trial
2:00 PM 2:20 PM HPDE 3 & 4
2:20 PM 2:30 PM

Course Check and Flagger Break

2:30 PM 3:00 PM RACE GROUP C: RACE (AI/AIX, NP01, Spec Iron, Spec Z, ST, Thunder Roadster)
3:00 PM 3:20 PM HPDE 1-2, Toyota GR Experience
3:20 PM 3:50 PM RACE GROUP A: RACE (SE46, SE30, Spec 3)
3:50 PM 3:55 PM

Course Check – Time Permitting

3:55 PM 4:20 PM Time Trial
4:20 PM 4:40 PM HPDE 3 & 4
4:40 PM 5:00 PM HPDE 1-2, Toyota GR Experience

Event Officials

Event Director: Mike Collins
Deputy Director: Tessa Kyriakopoulos
Registration: Amber Flory
Race Director, WERC: Shawn Meze
Race Director: Adam Ginsberg

Control: Christina Moreno
Communications: Diane Stucker
Timing/Scoring: Corla Wade
Pace Car: Rob Rucker

Chief Instructor: Fulton Haight

HPDE 1-2 Leader: Patrick Orozco
HPDE 3-4 Leader: John Matthew

Chief of Tech: Tom Sidoti, James Bowers, Joey Zhou