Archive for July 2008

NPP AT GOLD CUP SHOWDOWN

EDMONTON, AB – Race teams of the Northern Provincial Pipelines Late Model Series are about to enter the most grueling portion of the 2008 schedule. When the green flag drops Friday night at Castrol Raceway it will mark the beginning of five consecutive weekends of racing. “This is the toughest part of the NPP schedule,”…

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RAIN DAMPENS NIGHT #1 OF 08 GOLD CUP

EDMONTON, AB – The weather forecast called for a 40% chance of showers Friday night. Ask any NPP Late Model Series race team that gathered at Castrol Raceway for Night #1 of the Gold Cup and they will tell you that the forecast was 100% wrong. “It was a very frustrating night for everyone,” sigh’s…

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BEAULIEU WINS SECOND FEATURE OF SEASON

EDMONTON, AB – The point chase in the Northern Provincial Pipelines Late Model Series is heating up as the halfway mark of the season approaches. Night number one of the Gold Cup (Friday) was rained out so the race weekend was turned into a one night show. Sherwood Park, Alberta’s Curtis Moore (#80) and Edson,…

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NPP SERIES REACHES 08 SEASON MIDPOINT

EDMONTON, AB – The Northern Provincial Pipelines Late Model Series reaches the halfway point of the 2008 season at one of the biggest fastest oval tracks in Western Canada. The NPP Series has made at least one scheduled stop at Bridge County Raceway in Lethbridge, Alberta since 2006. It’s the second visit to the ‘Big…

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POINTS CHASE HEATS UP WITH BEAULIEU VICTORY

LETHBRIDGE, AB – Race fans at Bridge County Raceway anticipated a heated battle on the track Saturday night. What they got from drivers of the Northern Provincial Pipelines Late Model Series was one of the wildest races of the season. Campbell River British Columbia’s Jason Beaulieu would win the Feature in his #46 All Weather…

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READY FOR A RUMBLE IN RIMBEY

EDMONTON, AB – The Northern Provincial Pipelines Late Model Series wraps up the month of July with its only visit of the season to Central Alberta Raceways in Rimbey, Alberta. “We hit the halfway point of the season last weekend in Lethbridge,” says NPP series announcer Gord Craig, “the race in Rimbey this Saturday afternoon…

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McCAUGHAN WINS FIRST NPP SERIES FEATURE

RIMBEY, AB – For the second time this season the Northern Provincial Pipelines Late Model Series has a first-time Feature winner. Rookie driver Brian McCaughan drove his Lucas Oil/A-Men Contracting #42 Dodge to victory lane Saturday night at Central Alberta Raceway’s. “It was one of those tracks where you had to be on the ball,”…

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CRUCIAL WEEKEND FOR NPP SERIES TEAMS

EDMONTON, AB – The final Southern Alberta road trip for race teams of the Northern Provincial Pipelines Late Model Series takes place this Saturday and Sunday at Rocky Mountain Raceway Park. It’s the fourth consecutive weekend that teams will battle for valuable season points. “You couldn’t ask for a better script heading into this weekend’s…

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