Archive for May 2007

WELCOME TO OUR NEW WEBSITE!

EDMONTON, AB – Welcome to the brand new Northern Provincial Pipelines Late Model Series official website. “This site will be another way to get out the information regarding Canada’s richest touring series on dirt,” says NPP tour announcer Gord Craig, “race fans and of course NPP race teams are now just a few clicks away…

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CASTROL RACEWAY CANCELS FIRST RACE OF THE SEASON

EDMONTON, AB (May 5) – The 2007 season opener of the Northern Provincial Pipelines Late Model Series has been cancelled due to weather. Although the sun shone for most of the day Saturday, heavy rain on Thursday and Friday partially flooded the oval track at Edmonton’s Castrol Raceway. Officials at the track had no other…

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NPP SERIES HEADS TO DINOSAUR COUNTRY

EDMONTON, AB – This long holiday weekend, race fans in Southern Alberta will get the first opportunity to look at brand new race cars, shiny new paint jobs, plus be able to meet the rookie and veteran drivers of the $100,000 Northern Provincial Pipelines Late Model Series. “For the second year in a row the…

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BC DRIVER WINS DEFENDING CHAMP DQ’D

DRUMHELLER, AB – The Northern Provincial Pipelines Ltd. Late Model Series began its 7th season of action on the weekend with its first ever visit to Hidden Valley Motorsports Park. Twenty-one race teams, including a record 6 rookie drivers, made the trek to Southern Alberta. Heat race action saw 6 different drivers picking up wins.…

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NPP SERIES HEADS TO CENTRAL ALBERTA

EDMONTON, AB – The next stop of the $100,000 Northern Provincial Pipelines Ltd. Late Model Series is this Saturday night at Central Alberta Raceways in Rimbey, Alberta. “This is only the 3rd time we’ve run at this facility,” indicates NPP tour announcer Gord Craig, “we were the first major touring class to race at this…

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LEPAGE FILLS IN FOR KENNINGTON IN NORTH CAROLINA

CHARLOTTE, NC (May 24) – One of the few drivers in NASCAR that calls the New England states home will be driving one of the few BUSCH Series cars fielded with Canadian sponsorship. Veteran NASCAR competitor Kevin Lepage (Shelburn, Vermont) will be the relief driver for DJ Kennington (London, Ontario) this weekend at Lowes Motor…

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SNOWSTORM CANCELS NPP SERIES RACE

RIMBEY, AB – The May 26th NPP Late Model Series race event at Central Alberta Raceways in Rimbey, Alberta has been cancelled. Close to 10 inches of snow is on the ground (as of 2:00PM Thursday) due to a rare spring snowstorm currently blasting central and southern Alberta. The snow, which is expected to melt…

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BC DRIVERS LEAD ALBERTA BASED SERIES

EDMONTON, AB – The $100,000 Northern Provincial Pipelines Late Model Series touches down at Edmonton’s Castrol Raceway this Saturday night. “It’s been close to 7 months since our last stop there (September 9th),” indicates NPP tour announcer Gord Craig, “after last month’s rain out, drivers have been itching to finally go racing on their home…

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