Archive for July 2007

DUST BOWL DOGS DRIVERS IN RIMBEY

RIMBEY, AB. – Both scheduled race events at Central Alberta Raceway in 2007 have had less than desirable outcomes. Two months ago (May 26th) race teams of the Northern Provincial Pipelines Late Model Series had a scheduled race in Rimbey, Alberta. The event was unfortunately cancelled due to a freak spring snow storm that left…

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NPP SERIES SHINES IN SOUTHERN ALBERTA

LETHBRIDGE, AB – The $100,000 Northern Provincial Pipelines Late Model Series marked the halfway point of the 2007 season with two events in southern Alberta. Race fans at Rocky Mountain Raceway Park (Okotoks) and Bridge County Raceway (Lethbridge) witnessed two action packed shows. On Friday night, Kevin Clark, last years rookie of the year, won…

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UNLOADING INCIDENT LANDS NPP DRIVER IN HOSPITAL

LETHBRIDGE, AB – Surgery is scheduled for tonight on NPP Late Model Series driver Dan Stewart. While unloading his #19 race car for a display in north Lethbridge Saturday morning, Stewart fell backwards off the upper deck of the car transporter landing on the pavement below. Ambulance crews rushed to the scene where they stabilized…

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NPP SERIES SWINGS SOUTH

EDMONTON, AB – The $100,000 Northern Provincial Pipelines Ltd. Late Model Series reaches the halfway point of the 2007 season with stops in Okotoks and Lethbridge this Friday and Saturday night. “This will be a huge test for all teams this weekend,” indicates NPP Series announcer Gord Craig, “Rocky Mountain Raceway Park (near Okotoks) is…

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GOLD CUP FEVER STRIKES NPP SERIES

EDMONTON, AB – The Northern Provincial Pipelines Late Model Series is proud to be a part of this weekend’s Gold Cup 2007 Sprint Car event at Edmonton’s Castrol Raceway. “This is the 7th consecutive season the NPP Late Model Series has competed at Canada’s oldest, most prestigious open wheel race event,” says tour announcer Gord…

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BEAULIEU PODIUMS THREE TIMES IN EDMONTON

EDMONTON, AB (July 1) – Four weeks after the NPP Late Model Feature event was rained out at Castrol Raceway (June 2nd) a makeup race was finally run. Current point leader Jason Beaulieu collected his second consecutive Feature event win of the season on the Canada Day long weekend (Saturday June 30th). The Campbell River…

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PAST NPP CHAMP WINS OILMENS

EDMONTON, AB – Race fans will be talking about the 14th annual Oilmen’s Invitational race event for the rest of the season. The Canada Day long weekend event at Edmonton’s Castrol Raceway had picture perfect weather (for a change). It was also one of the most intense and memorable Oilmen’s race events in recent memory.…

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