Archive for July 2009

VETERANS’ OF THE OILMEN’S

EDMONTON, AB – The very first Oilmen’s Invitational race was competed at Yellowhead Speedway near Hinton, Alberta back in 1994. Two drivers that currently race in the Northern Provincial Pipelines Late Model Series can proudly say that they were at that inaugural Oilmen’s event 16 years ago. Edson, Alberta’s Dwight Kennedy drove to victory lane…

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DIRT MEETS PAVEMENT

EDSON, AB – The Northern Provincial Pipelines Late Model Series, Western Canada’s top touring series on the dirt, welcomes one of Canada’s top pavement racers to Alberta this weekend. DJ Kennington sits second in the NASCAR Canadian Tire Series points chase heading into Saturday’s race in Edmonton, Alberta. “We’ve had a pretty good year so…

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CROUCHING RACE CAR, HIDDEN DRAGON

LEDUC, AB – With no scheduled event on the weekend, the Northern Provincial Pipelines Late Model Series dropped by the 2nd annual Leduc Dragon Boat races Saturday afternoon and took in the action on the waters of Telford Lake. A total of 17 dragon boat teams were on hand for the two day show. “Dragon…

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GOLDEN RACE FOR TOM, MIDGLEY & EMOND

EDMONTON, AB – After several weather cancellations in May and June, the stars of the Northern Provincial Pipelines Late Model Series raced on their home track for this first time this season. Friday and Saturday night (July 10th / 11th) NPP teams competed with the open wheel Sprint Car division at the 55th running of…

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GOLD CUP WEATHER UPDATE

EDMONTON, AB – The 2009 Gold Cup race event featuring ‘360’ Sprint Cars and the Northern Provincial Pipelines Late Model Series is still a go for Friday and Saturday night. A significant amount of rain has fallen in the Edmonton region since Tuesday. Despite this, the Oval track itself is in good condition. However the…

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READY SET GOLD

EDMONTON, AB – Drivers of the Northern Provincial Pipelines Late Model Series compete at one of Canada’s oldest motorsports events this weekend. First run in Edmonton back in 1954, the 2009 Gold Cup takes place this Friday and Saturday night at Castrol Raceway. “It’s going to be an incredible two nights of racing,” says NPP…

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NPP GOES DRAG RACING

EDMONTON, AB – Northern Provincial Pipelines, proud title sponsor of the NPP Late Model Series in Alberta, went drag racing on the weekend at the 7th annual IHRA Rocky Mountain Nationals at Castrol Raceway (July 3 – 5). Northern Provincial Pipelines Ltd. was proud to be a co-sponsor of the Top Fuel Dragster entry driven…

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