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Archive for February 2009

GROUNDHOGS SEE SHADOWS, CHANGES MADE TO 2009 SCHEDULE

EDMONTON, AB. – Its official. Punxsutawney Phil, Shubenecadie Sam, Wiarton Willie and Balzac Billy all saw their shadows on this Groundhog Day 2009. As legend dictates, its another six weeks of winter. In just thirteen weeks, the chase for the 2009 Northern Provincial Pipelines Late Model Series championship begins. Often expected during any off-season are…

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NPP GOES INDOORS

STONY PLAIN, AB – The 11th annual AWANA Grand Prix took place at the East Parkland Bible Church on the weekend in Stony Plain, Alberta. For the second year in a row the Northern Provincial Pipelines Late Model Series was part of the action. NPP Series announcer Gord Craig provided the play by play for…

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CANADA’S KENNINGTON IN DAYTONA

DAYTONA BEACH, FL – The 2009 NASCAR race season starts this weekend at Daytona International Speedway. For Canadian DJ Kennington, there is no other place he’d rather be. “We’re ready to go. The team is ready. I’m ready. Lets get the season rolling.” There is a little less pressure on Kennington who’ll be kicking off…

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CALIFORNIA CALLING KENNINGTON

FONTANA, CA – Race number two of the NASCAR Nationwide Series schedule is this Saturday at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana California. Canada’s DJ Kennington is coming off his best ever finish in NASCAR competition last weekend. The St. Thomas Ontario driver is hoping to follow up his 17th place finish at Daytona International Speedway…

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2009 NPP SCHEDULE UPDATE

EDMONTON, AB – The 2009 Northern Provincial Pipelines Late Model Series tentative schedule, which was released back in November, is close to being finalized. “There are four race dates which are still written in pencil,” says NPP Series announcer Gord Craig, “securing the second night of racing in Elma, Washington is of most importance right…

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OPTIONAL NPP TEST ‘n’ TUNE DATE ADDED

RIMBEY, AB – Race teams with the Northern Provincial Pipelines Late Model Series have a bonus on track test ‘n’ tune session this spring. The 2009 Oval Season opener at Central Alberta Raceways in Rimbey, Alberta takes place Sunday May 24th. On this same day, NPP Series race teams will be allowed to come to…

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2009 NPP SCHEDULE CONFIRMATIONS

EDMONTON, AB – The Northern Provincial Pipelines Late Model Series is another step closer to officially finalizing the 2009 race schedule. “We secured our American race dates today (Wednesday)”, says NPP Series announcer Gord Craig, “for the second year in a row we will be competing at Grays Harbor Raceway on the September long weekend.”…

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KENNINGTON EYEING TOP TEN IN NASCAR NATIONWIDE STANDINGS

LAS VEGAS, NV – With the lights of Las Vegas shimmering in the distance, Canada’s DJ Kennington hopes he can deal his way into a top 10 position in the NASCAR Nationwide Series point standings. Las Vegas Motors Speedway is the next stop for the St. Thomas Ontario driver this weekend. Kennington currently sits 12th…

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