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Archive for April 2009

#81 QUALIFIES 14TH IN TEXAS

FORT WORTH, TX – NASCAR Nationwide Series driver Kevin Hamlin was 14th fastest in qualifying Thursday afternoon at Texas Motor Speedway. “It’s good to rebound from the tough weekend we had at Bristol with a good day in practice and a good qualifying lap,” says the driver of the D.H. Griffin/Northern Provincial Pipelines Ltd. #81…

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SEASON OPENER OPTIMISM?

EDMONTON, AB. – The Northern Provincial Pipelines Late Model Series begins its 9th incredible season of race action in less than one month. Facility preparation began today (Monday) at Castrol Raceway for the April 25th test ‘n’ tune session and the 2009 season opener on May 2nd. NPP Series announcer Gord Craig remains optimistic both…

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GREEN GETS THE GREEN FOR NASHVILLE

LEBANON, TN – NASCAR veteran Jeff Green will pilot the McDonald Motorsports/Northern Provincial Pipelines Ltd. #81 Dodge at the NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Nashville Superspeedway this weekend. The 2000 Season Champion (runner-up in 1999, 2001) got the call earlier this week from MacDonald Motorsports. Green has 16 career wins in the Nationwide Series (formally…

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SEASON OPENER OPTIMISM (part II)

EDMONTON, AB – In less than four weeks, the Northern Provincial Pipelines Late Model Series begins its 9th incredible season of race action. Facility preparations for the April 25th test ‘n’ tune and the May 2nd season opener continue at Castrol Raceway. “What a difference a week makes,” says NPP Series announcer Gord Craig, “thanks…

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KENNINGTON COMPETING IN THE COPPER STATE

AVONDALE, AZ – Race number seven of the 2009 NASCAR Nationwide Series schedule goes this Friday night at Phoenix International Raceway. What has seemed like a lengthy pit stop for Canadian DJ Kennington is now over. The St. Thomas Ontario driver, who last competed in Las Vegas on February 28th, will once again be at…

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TEST ‘n’ TUNE BLACK FLAGGED

EDMONTON, AB – The Oval test ‘n’ tune scheduled for this Saturday (April 28th) at Castrol Raceway has been cancelled. “Castrol Raceway track officials had their meeting today (Tuesday),” says NPP Series announcer Gord Craig, “it was decided that it would be in the best interests of all competitors not to hold a test ‘n’…

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KENNINGTON GRABS 19TH IN ALABAMA

TALLADEGA, AL – Canada’s DJ Kennington drove the #81 Dodge to a 19th place finish in the AARONS 312 NASCAR Nationwide race on Saturday. Twenty-four hours earlier Kennington recorded his best ever qualifying lap at Talladega Super Speedway. The St. Thomas, Ontario driver qualified 11th running a lap time of 51.915 seconds at 184.455mph. In…

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NPP HOME OPENER CANCELLED

EDMONTON, AB – The 2009 Castrol Raceway season opener originally scheduled for this Saturday, May 2nd has been cancelled. The cancellation means the 2009 Lucas Oil Slick Mist Season Opener for the Northern Provincial Pipelines Late Model Series is postponed until the May long weekend at Bridge County Raceway in Lethbridge. “This will be the…

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