Archive for April 2015

NPP SERIES GOES HIGH-TECH

EDMONTON, AB – Western Canada’s toughest racing Series on the dirt is about to become the most technically advanced racing Series in the country after the acquisition of new electronic monitoring equipment. German company Aschenbahn Robotics is providing 6 high-tech motorsport mannequins to the Northern Provincial Pipelines Late Model Series for the 2015 race season.…

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DOLLARS AND SENSE

EDMONTON, AB – Northern Provincial Pipelines Late Model Series race teams, along with race teams from other divisions, will have to dig a little deeper into their pockets when competing on Castrol Raceway’s 3/8 mile oval track this season. In a surprise announcement, track officials in Edmonton have boosted its back gate fees for drivers…

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2015 SCHEDULE UPDATE

EDMONTON, AB – Competitors and race fans of the Northern Provincial Pipelines Late Model Series have been patiently waiting for the official release of the 2015 schedule. The schedule delays have been unfortunate but as the old saying goes – ‘Good things come to those who wait.’ Just added to the 2015 NPP Late Model…

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CALIFORNIA CALLING AGAIN

IRWINDALE, CA – Coming off a strong 13th place finish at Kern County Raceway last month, Darrell Midgley and the Northern Provincial Pipelines Ltd. race team are back in California once again. Irwindale Speedway hosts the 2015 Spring Classic this weekend. “We are going to be running the same car we raced at Bakersfield,” says…

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MIDGLEY PODIUMS IN CALIFORNIA

IRWINDALE, CA – Canada’s Darrell Midgley saved his best for last Saturday night in Southern California. A late race charge from the Sidney, British Columbia driver secured a third-place finish at the 2015 Spring Classic at Irwindale Speedway. With less than 20 laps to go, Midgley maneuvered his Northern Provincial Pipelines Ltd./Alien Chassis #81 Dodge…

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SCHEDULE FINALIZED

EDMONTON, AB – The 2015 race schedule of the Northern Provincial Pipelines Late Model Series has been finalized. “We were originally aiming for a 12 event season,” says NPP Late Model Series announcer Gord Craig, “right now we have 9 confirmed dates.” Edmonton, Alberta’s Castrol Raceway will host the NPP Late Model Series a total…

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UNFINISHED BUSINESS

WENATCHEE, WA. – Coming off a third place finish at the 2015 Spring Classic at California’s Irwindale Speedway earlier this month, Darrell Midgley hopes to carry the momentum into Washington State this weekend. The Sidney, British Columbia driver figures he left a lot on the table at last year’s spring race at the Wenatchee Super…

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MIDGLEY GRABS 11TH IN WASHINGTON

WENATCHEE, WA. – “That was a fun weekend,” exclaimed Darrell Midgley after climbing out of his Northern Provincial Pipelines/Alien Chassis #81 Dodge Sunday afternoon. The Sidney, British Columbia driver finished 11th at the Leonard Evans Memorial 200 race at Wenatchee Super Oval in Washington. “The car was pretty good in the first half of the…

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NOT ‘ROC’ SOLID

EDMONTON, AB – The date was set however the complete driver line-up could not be solidified. The Race of Champions/Stars of NASCAR event scheduled for Friday, July 24th at Castrol Raceway in Edmonton has been cancelled. “I got the phone call this morning [Thursday],” exclaims Northern Provincial Pipelines Late Model Series announcer Gord Craig, “this…

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