Archive for July 2013

SEASON OVER FOR BROUGHTON

STONY PLAIN, AB. – Bruce Broughton certainly had high hopes for the 2013 race season. Unfortunately the Northern Provincial Pipelines Late Model Series competitor will be watching the remainder of the season from the sidelines. The 44-year old suffered a heart attack on July 4th. The good news is that Broughton is now resting comfortably…

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SASKATCHEWAN SWITCHEROO

KINDERSLEY, SK. – The Northern Provincial Pipelines Late Model Series appearance at Flatlanders Speedway has been moved from the August long weekend back to the September long weekend. “The big eraser is out once again,” says NPP Series announcer Gord Craig, “it’s just been one of those years as far as our schedule is concerned.”…

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RACING FOR GOLD

EDMONTON, AB. – The Northern Provincial Pipelines Late Model Series, which has been plagued with bad weather at all scheduled events this year, finally hopes to get the 2013 race season underway. This Friday and Saturday night, Canada’s oldest, most prestigious Sprint Car race rumbles into Castrol Raceway. First competed in Edmonton (Speedway Park) back…

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WHEELER LEADS WHITECOURT SWEEP

EDMONTON, AB. – After seven hard fought years, Kevin Wheeler can finally say he has won a Northern Provincial Pipelines Late Model Series Feature race in Edmonton. The defending season champion held off a late race charge by his brother Wayne Wheeler to claim victory at the 2013 NPP Series season opener Friday night. “I’d…

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RACE OF CHAMPIONS

EDMONTON, AB. – The race cars have been built and decaled. Now only the seats need to be fitted as Western Canada’s toughest racing Series ‘on the dirt’ welcomes some NASCAR star power to its line-up for a special night of racing. This Wednesday (July 31) the Northern Provincial Pipelines Late Model Series welcomes Ken…

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SCHRADER SWEEPS EDMONTON

EDMONTON, AB. – It was memorable and history making night for Western Canadian race fans and for drivers of the Northern Provincial Pipelines Late Model Series. Navigating dry slick track conditions, Concord, North Carolina’s Kenny Schrader held off a late race charge by Hartford, Ohio’s Dave Blaney and grabbed the checkered flag at the inaugural…

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