Archive for May 2018

WELCOME BACK WADE

EDMONTON, AB – Although he did compete in a special “Old-timers” exhibition race in 2015, nearly a decade has gone by since Wade Fleming was behind the wheel of an open wheel ‘360’ Sprint Car.  Saturday night, the eight-time track champion returned to action at Castrol Raceway for the first-time since August 29, 2009.  “There…

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LESS THAN EIGHT NOT SO GREAT

EDMONTON, AB – Central Alberta Raceways kicks off its 14th consecutive season of race action Friday and Saturday night (May 25/26).  The Northern Provincial Pipelines Late Model Series was looking forward to being a part of the festivities unfortunately a lack of team entries has forced officials to cancel their visit.  “We were only going…

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TESTING, TESTING

EDMONTON, AB – A sunny sky and strong westerly winds greeted race teams Saturday afternoon as the 28th consecutive season of oval action began in Edmonton.  Castrol Raceway was holding its open test and tune for competitors.  Six classes/divisions, including the Northern Provincial Pipelines Late Model Series, participated in the first oval event organized by…

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DOWN IN THE VALLEY

DRAYTON VALLEY, AB – Drayton Valley Speedway officials have announced they are postponing the start of their 2018 season.  Track president Brandon Murray explains the delay.  “It comes down to a refusal of permits.  I was asking for a two-year operating permit.  I couldn’t even get a permit for this year (2018).”  Murray was looking…

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SANGUDO SESSIONS

EDMONTON, AB – Northern Provincial Pipelines Late Model Series race teams have another option for spring testing in 2018.  Track officials at Sangudo Speedway have an open invitation to all NPP Series teams to attend their 2018 season opener on May 19th and 20th.  The invitation is also extended to any scheduled race dates at…

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