The World Professional Chuckwagon Association returns to racing in 2022
The WPCA Pro Tour will feature 10 stages and 44 days of racing in 2022. Returning to the circuit after an absence since 2019 will be Grande Prairie, Medicine Hat and Century Down
In what will be a full racing season since 2019, the 2022 Cart Racing season will kick off at Grande Prairie Stompede, as one of the premier cart racing events returns to the WPCA Pro Tour after 2 years of cancellations due Covid-19 restrictions.
The 2022 WPCA Grande Prairie Stompede races will be held May 25-29 at Evergreen Park. The Grande Prairie Stompede, won by reigning world champion Obrey Motowylo in 2015 and 2017, would also return with another championship format and a Dash for Cash.
2021 has been a rebuilding year for the WPCA after 2020 was canceled due to Covid-19. The shortened schedule included record crowds at High River and Strathmore as well as a Dash for Cash at 5 of the 7 race locations.
Century Downs Racetrack and Casino will host the World Finals with an alternate championship format and, like Century Downs and Grande Prairie, Medicine Hat will return to the circuit.
After a successful show in 2021 to kick off the season, Dewberry returns to the program with a date change with Bonnyville.
A historic event will take place in Dawson Creek August 10-14 with the Dawson Creek Expo and Stampede celebrating their 100th anniversary.
In 2021 High River hosted the 6 Day Battle of the Foothills with 5 of the 6 days sold out. Due to the 2022 calendar dates, a 6-day event was not possible, however, there are hints that the 6-day championship format could return in 2023.
The move to a full tour in 2022 should see the return of veteran drivers including Jason Glass, Troy Dorchester and Mark Sutherland, as well as 2nd year drivers Tuff Dreger, Dean Dreger and Derek Aebly who proved in 2021 that they belong. at chuckwagon racings first tour.
Specific announcements for each show will be made at a later date as more information becomes available.