Archive for May 2015

TUNE IN

EDMONTON, AB – Castrol Raceway hosts its open test ‘n’ tune on Saturday, May 2nd. This is the first officially scheduled event of the race season. All classes that are competing on Edmonton’s 3/8 mile clay oval track in 2015 are welcome to come out and shake off the winter cobwebs. Several Northern Provincial Pipelines…

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MILLER VS KENNEDY IN 2015?

EDMONTON, AB – An epic North vs. South battle is brewing in the Northern Provincial Pipelines Late Model Series for the upcoming race season. Along with showing off their brand new paint schemes for the 2015 season, Mark Miller and Shawn Kennedy both displayed quiet confidence at Saturday’s test ‘n’ tune in Edmonton. “We need…

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2015 SEASON PREVIEW: #18 DEATHERAGE

BEAUMONT, AB – Does marriage change the way one competes in a race car? Northern Provincial Pipelines Late Model Series competitor Dean Deatherage says no. “Yes it’s going to be my first season as a married man,” laughs the driver of Scott Safety #18 Dodge, “however there will be no changes to how I race…

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2015 SEASON PREVIEW: #3 and #4 TEAM WHEELER

WHITECOURT, AB – Brothers Kevin and Wayne Wheeler have been a powerful driving duo in the Northern Provincial Pipelines Late Model Series. Unfortunately the racing programs from both brothers are being ratcheted down dramatically in 2015. The two brothers, business owners in Whitecourt, are eyeing the current state of the Alberta economy with a little…

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2015 SEASON PREVIEW: TEAM KENNEDY

EDSON, AB – They may share the last name but when Dwight, Shawn and Crystal Kennedy hit the race track, getting to the finish line first is always the number one goal. The owner of Northern Provincial Pipelines Ltd. and founder of the NPP Late Model Series is looking at the upcoming season with optimism.…

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2015 SEASON PREVIEW: #18 BROUGHTON

STONY PLAIN, AB – Racing veteran Bruce Broughton wants to forget much of the 2014 racing season and focus on 2015. “Sure didn’t have the season we were hoping for last year. It was the first time in a long time we didn’t podium [in a Feature event]. Hoping that this year will be a…

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RACEDAY: EDMONTON, ALBERTA

EDMONTON, AB – The Northern Provincial Pipelines Late Model Series kicks off its 15th consecutive season tonight in Edmonton, Alberta. This is the 5th consecutive year that Castrol Raceway has hosted the season opener of the NPP Late Model Series. Since 2001 the NPP Series has seen 9 different drivers win the first race of…

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MIDGLEY GRABS SEASON OPENER

EDMONTON, AB – Hot, dry conditions greeted race teams of the Northern Provincial Pipelines Late Model Series on the weekend. Despite the scorching temperatures, winless droughts came to an end for two drivers. Darrell Midgley overcame difficult track conditions Saturday night to win the NPP Series season opener at Castrol Raceway. This was Midgley’s first…

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