Last year at the National Truck Driving Championships in Columbus, Ohio, 2019 Rhode Island Truck Driving Grand Champion David Lumpkin finished 23rd in the Step Van division. His son, Stephen of New Jersey, finished 17th.
Not only did Scott Delaney win his third straight division title at the Iowa Truck Driving Championships June 13-14 in Altoona, he also claimed his first Grand Champion trophy in six tries.
FedEx Freight driver Heladio “Lalo” Fernandez has a national title to his name — 2010 3-Axle champion — and four Oregon state titles but had never been named the state’s Grand Champion. That changed June 8.
YRC Freight’s Bill Krouse can add another trophy to his collection in what has become a long and distinguished career.
Walmart Transportation’s Jim Stinemates is a five-time Iowa Truck Driving Grand Champion. After having surgery earlier this year, he’s sitting out the 2019 competition, which is being held June 13-14 at the Prairie Meadows Casino, Racetrack & Hotel…
FedEx Freight driver Troy Swenson won the Sleeper class championship at the 2009 National Truck Driving Championships in Pittsburgh. He hasn’t been back to the Steel City since — but that’s about to change.