A Calgary man is going to court after going nearly double the speed limit on the Trans Canada Highway.

Mounties were conducting patrols when one spotted 2 vehicles travelling at a at high speeds.

One of the vehicles was clocked at 219 kph and was stopped with two other passengers in the car.

It was learned the 2 vehicles had been racing and the other car could not be stopped in time.

The 21 year old Calgary man will appear in Brooks Court next month. Police are still trying to identify the other driver involved.