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Archive for February 2013

ONE GIANT LEAP (part II)

EDGEWATER, FL. – Less than two months after running over 150 test laps at South Boston Speedway near Danville Virginia, Northern Provincial Pipelines Late Model Series competitor Crystal Kennedy is taking her next big step into the world of pavement late model racing. This week, the 23 year old Kennedy is enrolled at the Finish…

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OFF-SEASON BLUES

EDMONTON, AB – The ‘off-season’ can be incredibly short or agonizingly long for race car drivers. For several Northern Provincial Pipelines Late Model Series teams, the roar of engines has not been heard since the season championship weekend back in September. Last month, the official mid-way point of the NPP Series ‘off-season,’ quietly passed by…

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BEACH BATTLE

DAYTONA BEACH, FL. – Over 80 race teams have gathered in Southern Florida for the inaugural February 18th and 19th UNOH Battle At the Beach at Daytona International Speedway. This two-day event, featuring pavement Late Models and Modifieds, is all a part of Speedweeks which leads up to the 55th running of the Daytona 500…

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YOUNG GUNS GO RACING

STONY PLAIN, AB – As NASCAR kicked off the 2013 race season south of the border, the 15th annual AWANA Grand Prix took place north of the border at the East Parkland Bible Church Saturday afternoon. “This is their Daytona 500,” exclaims Northern Provincial Pipelines Late Model Series announcer Gord Craig, “it’s a huge race…

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REMEMBERING KELVIN BELL

HARDISTY, AB. – Close to 300 people gathered at the Hardisty Community Hall Monday afternoon to say goodbye to five-time Edmonton track champion Kelvin Bell. The popular Late Model driver died in a snowmobile accident on February 17th near Blue River, British Columbia. Drivers and crew members from dozens of race car teams were in…

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