Archive for June 2016

THUNDER NEAR THE VALLEY

ROCKY RAPIDS, AB – Close to a decade of dormancy comes to an end for a racing facility located north-east of Drayton Valley, Alberta. After a successful two-day test and tune last month, the grand re-opening of Rapid Fire Motorsports Park / Drayton Valley Speedway runs this Saturday and Sunday (June 4 & 5). Sportsman…

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READY FOR RIMBEY

RIMBEY, AB – Officials and race teams of the Northern Provincial Pipelines Late Model Series are hopeful they can get the 2016 season underway this Friday and Saturday night (June 10/11). Due to last month’s rainout (May 28) at Castrol Raceway, Central Alberta Raceways inherited the NPP Series 2016 season opener. The Rimbey, Alberta oval…

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NPP Results – June 10 & 11, 2016

CENTRAL ALBERTA RACEWAYS Rimbey, Alberta >FRIDAY, June 10, 2016 HEAT 1 1. #61 Bruce Broughton 2. #14 Darrell Midgley 3. #81 Shawn Kennedy 4. #69 Mark Miller 5. #02 Kevin Larocque(R) HEAT 2 1. #14 Darrell Midgley 2. #61 Bruce Broughton 3. #69 Mark Miller 4. #02 Kevin Larocque(R) DNS #81 Shawn Kennedy FEATURE 1.(2)…

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FEATURE WINS FOR MILLER AND MIDGLEY

RIMBEY, AB – Northern Provincial Pipelines Late Model Series champions Mark Miller and Darrell Midgley each grabbed a Feature win at Central Alberta Raceways on the weekend. Miller, the 2014 NPP Series Champion, won the 2016 season opener on Friday night. Midgley, the two-time and defending NPP Series Champion, drove to victory lane Saturday night.…

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OUT OF SYNC

EDMONTON, AB – The official website of the Northern Provincial Pipelines Late Model Series was down for the count between Friday, June 17th and Sunday, June 19th. “It wasn’t on our end,” explains NPP Series announcer Gord Craig, “there was a bit of a technical malfunction downstream which caused some major issues. If you tried…

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SILENCING THE DRUM

EDMONTON, AB – The much anticipated return of the Northern Provincial Pipelines Late Model Series to Drumheller, Alberta is on hold for at least another year. The NPP Late Model Series is cancelling its scheduled Canada Day long weekend appearance (July 1st/2nd) at Dinosaur Downs Speedway. “We’ve got a car count problem,” exclaims series announcer…

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