Archive for July 2014

VICTORY FOR SCHRADER

EDMONTON, AB – Ken Schrader won a hard fought and often gritty Northern Provincial Pipelines Late Model Series Feature at Castrol Raceway on Wednesday night. The second annual Race of Champions/Legends of NASCAR event welcomed Schrader, Kenny Wallace and two-time Daytona 500 Champion Michael Waltrip to Edmonton, Alberta. “I thought we were going to have…

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NPP AND NASCAR

EDMONTON, AB – For the second year in a row the Northern Provincial Pipelines Late Model Series welcomes some NASCAR star power to its line-up. Castrol Raceway is the stage for the second annual Race of Champions/Legends of NASCAR event on Wednesday, July 30th. Ken Schrader, Kenny Wallace and two-time Daytona 500 Champion Michael Waltrip…

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MILLER TIME IN EDMONTON

EDMONTON, AB – The Northern Provincial Pipelines Late Model Series was the support class to the open wheel Sprint Cars at the 60th anniversary of the Gold Cup this past weekend. On Friday night, in only his 9th start in NPP Series competition, Mark Miller won his first Feature event. Miller not only went to…

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RACE DAY: EDMONTON, ALBERTA

EDMONTON, AB – The Northern Provincial Pipelines Late Model Series is proud to be a part of the 60th anniversary of the Gold Cup. First run at Edmonton Speedway Park in 1954, the Gold Cup is Canada’s oldest, most prestigious open wheel race event. Edmonton’s Castrol Raceway has hosted the Gold Cup since 1991. The…

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CRAIG SURVIVES CRUNCH

BATTLEFORD, SK – Northern Provincial Pipelines Late Model Series announcer Gord Craig is resting comfortably at home after a scary crash in Saskatchewan late Wednesday night. Just shortly after 11pm Craig drove the NPP Series Pace Car into a herd of more than 25 Black Angus cattle which had wandered onto Highway 16 west of…

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GET READY FOR GOLD

EDMONTON, AB – Canada’s longest running open wheel race event is this weekend at Castrol Raceway. First competed at Edmonton’s Speedway Park (1954 – 1969), the 60th anniversary of the Gold Cup runs Friday and Saturday night. Castrol Raceway has hosted the prestigious Gold Cup event since the track opened back in 1991. “The Gold…

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PROMO THE PEOPLE

EDMONTON, AB – Castrol Raceway hosted one of Canada’s biggest drag race events on the weekend. Track officials have already declared the 12th annual IHRA Mopar Rocky Mountain Nationals a huge success. Thousands of race fans poured through the gates for the three-day motorsports extravaganza. On display in the concourse area was the Northern Provincial…

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