Archive for August 2008

GRUNDBERG WINS FIRST NPP FEATURE IN USA

ELMA, WA – The Northern Provincial Pipelines Late Model Series raced its first ever point event in the United States Saturday night.  NPP teams were given some bonus hot laps about 45 minutes prior to the official start of the nights race schedule at Grays Harbor Raceway in Elma, Washington.  Spruce Grove Alberta’s Bruce Broughton…

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NPP TO MAKE SERIES HISTORY SATURDAY NIGHT

ROCHESTER, WA (August 29th) – Anticipation is growing for drivers and teams of the Northern Provincial Pipelines Late Model Series.  A history making weekend begins in only a few hours time.  Saturday and Monday night, the first ever NPP Series points race takes place at an American race track.  Grays Harbor Raceway in Elma Washington…

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AMERICAN DEBUT FOR NPP SERIES THIS WEEKEND

EDMONTON, AB – For the first time in its eight year history, the Northern Provincial Pipelines Late Model Series competes south of the border.  “This is the final road trip of the 2008 season,” indicates NPP Series announcer Gord Craig, “it’s also a history making road trip that drivers and teams will remember for a…

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KENNEDY TAKES BACK POINT LEAD

EDMONTON, AB – The Northern Provincial Pipelines Late Model Series competed at Castrol Raceway’s biggest oval race of the season on the weekend.  More than 15,000 race fans packed the stands for The Boston Pizza Oil City Cup.  The race featured the NPP Series and the World of Outlaw Sprint Car Series.  Friday night would…

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NPP TO SUPPORT ALBERTA DRIVER AT OUTLAW RACES

EDMONTON, AB – Northern Provincial Pipelines Ltd., proud title sponsor of the NPP Late Model Series, is pleased to announce that Wade Fleming, seven-time Castrol Raceway Sprint Car season champion, will be racing the Boston Pizza Oil City Cup this Friday and Saturday night in Edmonton.  In order to run competitively with the ‘Outlaws’, Fleming’s…

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A PIECE OF THE ACTION

EDMONTON, AB – Castrol Raceway’s biggest oval show of the season is this Friday and Saturday night.  For the second year in a row, the Northern Provincial Pipelines Late Model Series will be part of it.  The NPP Series and the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series are once again joining forces in Edmonton for…

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BONUS NPP RACE DATE ADDED TO SCHEDULE

EDMONTON, AB – Grays Harbor Raceway in Elma Washington is holding its annual Lucky Eagle Casino BIG ‘E’ Labor Day weekend spectacular on Saturday, Sunday and Monday, August 30th, 31st and September 1st.  The Northern Provincial Pipelines Late Model Series is proud to announce it will be be playing a much larger role in the…

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NPP SERIES ANNOUNCER GOES TRACTOR PULLING

EDMONTON, AB  – Veteran Alberta motorsports announcer Gord Craig will be flying the rookie flags off his microphone this weekend in Darwell, Alberta.  The Northern Provincial Pipelines Late Model Series announcer and media relations director will be calling his first ever tractor pull event.  “I’m closing in on 600 total race events announced since 1992,”…

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NIGHT #2 OKOTOKS RESULTS REVISED

EDMONTON, AB  – Upon video review, the fourth place finish given to Lethbridge Alberta’s Sean Moskal Sunday night has been taken away.  “Awarding the #01 car a fourth place clearly was an error,” says NPP Series announcer Gord Craig, “it should have been caught at the track Sunday night but it wasn’t.”  After the long…

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ROOKIE DRIVER GRABS POINTS LEAD ON HOME TRACK

OKOTOKS, AB – Race fans at Rocky Mountain Raceway Park witnessed history on the weekend.  Brian McCaughan’s second place finish in the Feature Saturday night gave him the Northern Provincial Pipelines Late Model Series point lead.  It’s the first time in the 8 year history of the NPP Series that a rookie driver has led…

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