Calm Before the Storm is a Hot Pursuit event featured in Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit (2010), and is a racer career event.

The event can be accessed from the East Gorge Canyon racer node on the career map, and is a Hyper Series event that starts along Boulder Road.

The event starts west along Boulder Road, continues north along Memorial Highway, turns east along South Face Drive, and finishes at the southern end of Interstate 33.


"It seems as if you've successfully avoided police attention for today's race: radio chatter has been quiet. Too quiet perhaps..."


The player is given three Turbos, five EMPs, five Spike Strips, and five Jammers.



The player's choice of racer vehicle for this event is limited to Hyper Series cars.

Racer Suspects

There are three racer suspects participating in the event alongside the player.

SCPD Units

SCPD Koenigsegg CCX Special Response units will engage in pursuit, but only beyond the 11.8 miles remaining mark along Memorial Highway.