2018 Truck Driving Championship held April 7th

Despite the unseasonably cold temperatures, 41 drivers from across the Southeast gathered at Thompson Tractor Company on Saturday, April 7th, to compete in the 2018 Truck Driver Championship. The event is held each year to thank these men and women for all the hard work they do for our industry.

Thank you to Thompson for hosting once again! It was another successful “Rodeo” enjoyed by the drivers, their family and friends.

We also want to thank all of our sponsors and volunteers who helped make the event possible!

Sponsors
BASF
Beck Industries
ConTech
Indigo Fluids
McNeilus
Nextran
Sequatchie Concrete
Thompson Tractor
Truckworx

Listed below are the winners, and a complete photo gallery can be found on our Facebook page.

Overall
1st Frederick Jones – Bama Concrete

2nd Derrick Kenner – USA

3rd Willie Benson – USA

4th Gaylon Lovelace – USA

5th Edward Krall – Sequatchie Concrete

 

Highest Score for Individual Event
Railroad stop – Troy Scott – Sherman Industries

Rear stop – Ashley Gassaway – USA

Tightest turn – James Adams – Kirkpatrick Concrete

Written test – Andrew Gilmer – Sherman Industries

Parallel park – William McWhorter – USA

 

Team Competition
Ready Mix USA

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