Archive for June 2009

DUST GETS IN YOUR EYES

DRUMHELLER, AB – Tears were flowing at Dinosaur Downs Speedway in Drumheller Sunday afternoon. Unfortunately they were not tears of joy. The Northern Provincial Pipelines Late Model Series had to cancel its ‘A’ and ‘B’ Dash plus the Feature event due to dangerous track conditions. “I feel pretty bad for the organizers,” says NPP Series…

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BEAULIEU BRIDGE WORK

LETHBRIDGE, AB – It was a perfect race night for Jason Beaulieu as his domination of Bridge County Raceway continued on the weekend. After winning his Heat race and the ‘A’ Dash, the current NPP Late Model Series point leader drove his Lucas Oil #46 Dodge to victory lane Saturday night. The Campbell River, BC…

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KEEPING ON TRACK

EDMONTON, AB – Northern Provincial Pipelines Late Model Series race teams wrap up the month of June with events in Lethbridge and Drumheller, Alberta. The NPP Series travels to Bridge County Raceway Saturday night then will compete Sunday afternoon at the new Dinosaur Downs Speedway grand opening event. Current NPP Series point leader Jason Beaulieu…

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BEAULIEU ROCKS THE ROCK

OKOTOKS, AB – Jason Beaulieu scored his second consecutive Feature win of the 2009 season Saturday night sneaking past three-time NPP Series Champion Trevor Emond just before the finish line. “That was an incredible race,” says the Campbell River BC driver, “we made it stick on the outside tonight for a win which is not…

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EDMONTON RAINS OUT….. BRING ON THE ROCK!!

EDMONTON, AB – With a threatening sky, Northern Provincial Pipelines Late Model Series race teams unloaded their race cars at Castrol Raceway late Friday afternoon. Just after 6 o’clock light rain began to fall at the track site. Unfortunately it didn’t stop. With rain still falling, Castrol Raceway officials declared the event a rain out…

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FREQUENT RACER MILES

EDMONTON, AB – The Northern Provincial Pipelines Late Model Series resumes its 2009 season schedule with a Northern Alberta, Southern Alberta race weekend. “This is going to be a pretty intense weekend for everyone,” says NPP Series announcer Gord Craig, “we haven’t raced in over a month due to the weather and now we run…

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PROGRAMS…. GET YOUR PROGRAMS!!

EDMONTON, AB – This weekend, race fans at Castrol Raceway (Edmonton) and Rocky Mountain Raceway Park (Okotoks) will be the first to flip through the official 2009 souvenir program of the Northern Provincial Pipelines Late Model Series. “This is the fourth consecutive season we’ve had a souvenir program,” says NPP Series announcer Gord Craig, “it’s…

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NPP SERIES RISES TO NEW HEIGHTS

EDMONTON, AB – Next time you are in Edmonton, Alberta and you turn on the radio, you just might hear the tour announcer for the Northern Provincial Pipelines Late Model Series talking about an accident on Yellowhead Trail or indicate there is a slow down on Whitemud Drive due to construction. NPP Series announcer Gord…

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BLAME IT ON THE RAIN

EDMONTON, AB – It’s been a frustrating start to the season for Northern Provincial Pipelines Late Model Series race teams. Only two of five scheduled race dates have been run thus far in 2009. Coming off a weekend where back to back races (Edmonton/June 5th and Rimbey/June 6th) were cancelled due to weather, many are…

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NPP RACE WEEKEND RAINED OUT

EDMONTON, AB – Northern Provincial Pipelines Late Model Series race teams will have to wait a few more weeks before racing on their home track. Rain and poor weather conditions have forced Castrol Raceway officials to cancel tonight’s event (Friday, June 5th). The same weather system which brought rain to the Edmonton region also dumped…

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