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Archive for August 2013

WHERE RUBBER MEETS THE DIRT

EDMONTON, AB. – For more than a decade, Goodyear has been the ‘official’ racing tire of the Northern Provincial Pipelines Late Model Series.  Last summer, Goodyear dropped a bombshell by announcing it was phasing out production of its dirt track tires.  The decision left many North American racing Series looking for a replacement.  With the…

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FINISHING WELL

EDMONTON, AB. (August 15) – Northern Provincial Pipelines Late Model Series drivers are setting their sights high as the 2013 race season enters the home stretch.  Crystal Kennedy and Dean Deatherage are just a handful of points out of the top 5 in the NPP Series Championship point standings.  Kennedy sits 7th in the points…

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CHAMPIONSHIP BATTLE

EDMONTON, AB. – Kevin Wheeler almost let a Feature win slip through his fingers Saturday night at Castrol Raceway.  On the white flag lap, two-time NPP Late Model Series Champion Dwight Kennedy got by the defending NPP Series Champion down the back straight.  Wheeler managed to muscled back the lead coming out of turn four…

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ALL IN THE FAMILY

EDMONTON, AB – Championship weekend has arrived for drivers and teams of the Northern Provincial Pipelines Late Model Series.  For the second consecutive season, race fans at Flatlanders Speedway in Kindersley, Saskatchewan will get to witness the crowning of the champion in Western Canada’s toughest racing series ‘on the dirt’.  The Wheeler and the Kennedy…

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