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Archive for April 2008

DJ BACK IN TOP 30 AFTER TRICKY TEXAS RACE

FORT WORTH, TX – Canada’s DJ Kennington continues to live the dream south of the border as he runs with the top stock car drivers in the world. In the Lone Star State on Saturday, the St. Thomas, Ontario driver competed in his 7th consecutive NASCAR Nationwide Series event. The starting lineup at Texas Motor…

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KENNINGTON RUNS STRONG IN PHOENIX

AVONDALE, AZ – Momentum continues to swing in DJ Kennington’s direction. The St Thomas, Ontario driver qualified the Northern Provincial Pipelines #81 Dodge in the 28th position Friday night at Phoenix International Raceway. Kennington would finish the race in 26th, his highest finish since February. Even better news for Kennington was that for the third…

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NPP THROWS BLACK FLAG AT NEW YELLOW FLAG RULE

EDSON, AB – Race teams of the NPP Late Model Series were informed Saturday that a controversial ‘Yellow Flag rule’ that was going to be put in place for every Feature event in 2008 has been scrapped. A total of 47 people (drivers/crew) gathered at the head office of Northern Provincial Pipelines in Edson on…

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KENNINGTON WITHIN STRIKING DISTANCE OF TOP 20

TALLADEGA, AL – Canada’s DJ Kennington continues to turn heads as he races against some of the best stock car drivers in the world. The St. Thomas Ontario driver has gained an amazing 14 positions in the NASCAR Nationwide Series point standings the past 5 weeks. Kennington now sits 22nd in points, just 59 points…

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EDMONTON TEST N TUNE CANCELLED!!

EDMONTON, AB (April 23) – What was going to be one of the earliest test ‘n’ tune dates in Castrol Raceway history will not be taking place. Test ‘n’ tune, scheduled for this Saturday April 26th has been cancelled. “There’s still too much snow on the ground,” says oval track director Rollie Nash, “welcome to…

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BITTER-SWEET RACE FOR KENNINGTON IN ALABAMA

TALLADEGA, AL – Talladega Superspeedway in Alabama is the fastest stock car track in the world. It’s also known for the ‘Big One’. Multi-vehicle crashes at over 180mph are not only a common occurrence, they are expected. Canada’s DJ Kennington would miss the ‘Big One’ at Talladega Saturday afternoon. He did have a front row…

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SEASON OPENER JUST DAYS AWAY… THEN AGAIN

EDMONTON, AB – The 2008 Northern Provincial Pipelines Late Model Series begins its 8th season of racing action with a huge question mark. Where will the first race of the season be taking place? “The schedule does show May 3rd in Edmonton and that’s what we are aiming for,” says NPP Series announcer Gord Craig,…

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NPP SEASON OPENER CANCELLED

EDMONTON, AB – The 2008 Season opening race of the Northern Provincial Pipelines Late Model Series has been cancelled at Castrol Raceway. Although the weather is expected to be sunny and warm for Saturday, May 3rd, track officials still have been unable to prepare the racing surface after the winter layoff. Last weeks snow storm…

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