Archive for August 2016

DECISION TIME

EDMONTON, AB. – Race officials with the Northern Provincial Pipelines Late Model Series will decide Thursday whether to attempt to run this Saturday’s scheduled race event at Castrol Raceway.  The state of the Alberta economy has wreaked havoc on race teams in 2016.  Only five NPP Late Model Series teams were present for the season…

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DECISION MADE

EDMONTON, AB. – Race officials with the Northern Provincial Pipelines Late Model Series have made the difficult decision to cancel its scheduled August 13th appearance at Castrol Raceway. “It’s disappointing that we have to do this,” sighs NPP Series announcer Gord Craig, “you want to put on a good show for the fans but it’s…

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COUNT DOWN

EDMONTON, AB. – Castrol Raceway held just their fourth oval race of the 2016 season Saturday night.  This was supposed to be a night featuring four classes of race cars. Unfortunately last Thursday, the Northern Provincial Pipelines Late Model Series informed Edmonton track officials that it was withdrawing its appearance due to a low car…

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GOLD CUP PRIMER

EDMONTON, AB. – Canada’s longest running open wheel sprint car event runs this weekend at Castrol Raceway.  First run in 1954, the Gold Cup will be held Friday and Saturday, August 26th and 27th.  “The NPP Late Model made its official Edmonton debut at the 1999 Gold Cup race,” says Northern Provincial Pipelines Late Model…

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MOTORING MIDGLEY

EDMONTON, AB. – Darrell Midgley solidified his point lead in the Northern Provincial Pipelines Late Model Series after a weekend sweep of the Features at Castrol Raceway’s Gold Cup weekend.  On Friday night the Sidney, British Columbia driver held off a late charge by Edson, Alberta’s Shawn Kennedy to win his second Feature of the…

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NPP Results – August 26 & 27, 2016

CASTROL RACEWAY Edmonton, Alberta FRIDAY, August 26, 2016 HEAT 1 1. #69 Mark Miller 2. #81 Shawn Kennedy 3. #14 Darrell Midgley 4. #61 Bruce Broughton 5. #10 Jeff Duperron(R) FEATURE 1.(4) #14 Darrell Midgley – Sidney, British Columbia (MOV 0.155seconds) 2.(2) #81 Shawn Kennedy – Edson, Alberta 3.(1) #69 Mark Miller – Calgary, Alberta…

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