Archive for May 2014

RAIN, RAIN GO AWAY

RIMBEY, AB – Officials with the Northern Provincial Pipelines Late Model Series figured a bullet was dodged when they toured Central Alberta Raceways on Friday afternoon. The Rimbey, Alberta race track endured two straight days of torrential rainfall yet showed little repercussions from the moisture. “The pits were drying out nicely,” says NPP Series announcer…

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RACEDAY: RIMBEY, ALBERTA

RIMBEY, AB – The Northern Provincial Pipelines Late Model Series kicks off its 14th consecutive season at Central Alberta Raceways today. This is the 10th season of operation for the Rimbey, Alberta facility. On July 30th, 2005, the facility held its very first race featuring the NPP Late Model Series on its 3/8 mile oval…

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NPP NEWCOMERS

EDMONTON, AB – After taking the Northern Provincial Pipelines Late Model Series for a ‘test drive’ in 2013, Marc Hobe’ and Jay Carr will be full-time competitors this season. Both drivers retain their rookie status from last season and will campaign for NPP Series Rookie of the Year honors in 2014. “It’s a big step…

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FULL THROTTLE FAMILY

EDSON, AB – Family has been an integral part of the Northern Provincial Pipelines Late Model Series since its first official season back in 2001. Larry and Earl Simpson were the first brothers to compete in the NPP Series in 2001 and finish top 10 in points. The 2004 season saw Gerry and Trevor Emond…

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WATCH OUT FOR THE WHEELERS

WHITECOURT, AB – The Northern Provincial Pipelines Late Model Series kicks off its 14th consecutive season at Central Alberta Raceways on May 31st. After finishing first and third in the NPP Series Championship points chase last season, brothers Kevin and Wayne Wheeler are looking confidently at the upcoming race season. “This is such a competitive…

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TESTING, TESTING

EDMONTON, AB – There could be new names heading to victory lane in 2014 if performances from Saturday nights test ‘n’ tune session carry over to the race season. Northern Provincial Pipelines Late Model Series race teams were back at Castrol Raceway for the first time since last August. Crystal Kennedy, Mark Miller and Dean…

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SCHEDULE SHUFFLE

EDMONTON, AB – Central Alberta Raceways, already the host track for the 2014 Northern Provincial Pipelines Late Model Series championship weekend in September, will now host the 2014 season opener in just a few weeks time. “The original plan was to hold our season opener in Edmonton on May 10th,” explains NPP Series announcer Gord…

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