Archive for June 2010

RED FLAG FOR EDMONTON

EDMONTON, AB – The Northern Provincial Pipelines Late Model Series has been forced to cancel this weekend’s scheduled appearance at Edmonton’s Castrol Raceway. Current NPP Series point leader Bruce Broughton is disappointed but understands the decision. “You hate to cancel races but it’s not a show if you’re only going to have five or six…

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NICE DAY FOR A PARADE

STONY PLAIN, AB – With a light breeze and a partly cloudy sky, thousands of Parkland County residents lined the streets of Stony Plain for the annual Farmers Day Rodeo and Exhibition Parade. For the first time, the Northern Provincial Pipelines Late Model Series participated in this year’s extravaganza. NPP Series competitor Mike Tom says…

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READY FOR RIMBEY

EDMONTON, AB – The Northern Provincial Pipelines Late Model Series resumes its chase for the 2010 Championship at Central Alberta Raceways in Rimbey, Alberta this weekend. Series announcer Gord Craig indicates teams are ready. “The NPP Series and Rimbey have a unique relationship. It began back in July of 2005. We got to christen the…

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RIMBEY RAINOUT

RIMBEY, AB – Three days of heavy rain have forced track officials at Central Alberta Raceways in Rimbey to cancel this weekends scheduled event. “We have yet to hold a single Oval event this season,” says Rimbey mayor and track manager Dale Barr, “this is our third race in a row we’ve had to cancel…

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PACE CAR TURNS 100,000

EDMONTON, AB – There was little fanfare as the official pace car of the Northern Provincial Pipelines Late Model Series reached a major milestone this week. On a stretch of highway south of Drayton Valley, Alberta, the 2008 Dodge Charger turned over 100,000 kilometers. “I did give it a little pat on the dash and…

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DOUBLE THE FUN

LEDUC, AB – With no scheduled race till July 9th, Northern Provincial Pipelines Late Model Series competitor Trevor Emond is getting ready to compete in his first pavement Late Model event of the season. The three-time NPP Series champion debuts his brand new car at the inaugural race of the Dakota Dunes Casino Super Late…

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SECOND IN ‘TOON’ TOWN

SASKATOON, SK – The Northern Provincial Pipelines Late Model Series was represented well at the inaugural race of the Dakota Dunes Casino Late Model Series in the province of Saskatchewan. Three-time NPP Series Champion Trevor Emond drove his Hitchworks #17 Chevrolet to a second place finish at Auto Clearing Speedway Saturday night. Calgary, Alberta’s Chris…

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