‘Dreamsicle’, Skidmore continue victorious 2013 at PDI Pride & Polish

| November 04, 2013
Bill Rethwisch's 2013 Peterbilt 389 and matching Polar tanker

Bill Rethwisch’s 2013 Peterbilt 389 and matching Polar tanker

Familiar faces of both this year and yesteryear showed strong at the Overdrive‘s Pride & Polish portion of the PDI Dyno Event and Truck Show at Performance Diesel Inc.’s St. George, Utah, headquarters Nov. 1-2. 

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Josh Skidmore’s 2007 Peterbilt 379

Bill Rethwisch, winner of the 2013 Pride & Polish National Championship in the Working Combo category, won Best of Show at the PDI event this weekend. Rethwisch also won Best of Show at the Crossville, Tenn.-based Fitzgerald Glider Kits’ Pride & Polish show in June. Rethwisch was also featured on the cover of the October Overdrive. 

Another 2013 Pride & Polish national champion, Josh Skidmore, picked up a Best of Show victory in the Limited-Mileage Combo category. Skidmore won the National Championship in the Working Bobtail category after qualifying for the championship judging round by winning Best of Show at the Las Vegas-held Great West Truck Show in June.

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Perennial Pride & Polish contender — and former P&P National Champion — Isaac Aguilar of Sandvik Trucking won Best of Show with the company’s 2005 Peterbilt 379, which won the Pride & Polish National Championship in 2011 in the Working Bobtail category. The Valley Center, Calif.-based Sandvik Trucking has also picked up several Best of Show victories with its 1992 Peterbilt 379 “Still Deliriouz”.

Paul Marcotte of Momence, Ill., won Best of Show in the Limited-Mileage Bobtail category with his 1999 Peterbilt 379. 

All four of the Best of Show winners qualify to compete in the 2014 Overdrive‘s Pride & Polish National Championship finals — a special judging round held at the Great American Trucking Show in Dallas each August to pick the four national champions. 

Here’s the full winner’s list from the show: 

 

Bill Sandvik’s 2005 Peterbilt 379 won the inaugural Pride & Polish national championship series in the Working Bobtail category.

Bill Sandvik’s 2005 Peterbilt 379 won the inaugural Pride & Polish national championship series in the Working Bobtail category.

BEST OF SHOW:

Limited-Mileage Bobtail: Paul Marcotte/Marcotte Farms, Momence, IL; 1999 Black & Red Peterbilt 379

 Runner up: Boots Chivington, Vernal, UT; 2000 Black & Orange Kenworth W900L – “Ol Rigger”

Limited-Mileage Combo: Josh Skidmore, Todd Henry & Jim Henry/Skidmore Transportation Svcs, Brigham City, UT; 2007 White & Yellow Peterbilt 379/2014 Western Elite Stepdeck

Runner Up: Kamrie Brinkerhoff/Bob Orton Trucking, Panguitch, UT; 2014 Dark Blue Peterbilt 389/1984 Beall Tanker – “Orton’s Pride Ride”

WORKING BOBTAIL: Isaac Aguilar/Sandvik Trucking, Valley Center, CA; 2005 Brown & Red Peterbilt 379 

WORKING COMBO: Bill Rethwisch, Tomah, WI; 2012 Orange & White Peterbilt 389/2008 Polar Gas Tanker – “Dreamsicle”

 

 

WORKING BOBTAIL – 2000 & Newer

1st Place: Isaac Aguilar/Sandvik Trucking, Valley Center, CA; 2005 Brown & Red Peterbilt 379

2nd Place: Jeremy Pearson/Bob Orton Trucking, Panguitch, UT; 2013 Black Peterbilt 389 – “Doin’ It The Bob Orton Way”

WORKING BOBTAIL – Antique

1st Place: Darnell Bradshaw/KD Truck Repair, Loma, CO; 1983 Red & Cream Peterbilt 359

2nd Place: Josh Skidmore/Skidmore Transportation Services, Brigham City, UT; 1978 White & Yellow Kenworth W900A

3rd Place: Chris Jonsen/Far West Freighters, St George, UT; 1972 Black Peterbilt 359A

WORKING COMBO

1st Place: Bill Rethwisch, Tomah, WI; 2012 Orange & White Peterbilt 389/2008 Polar Gas Tanker – “Dreamsicle”

2nd Place: Moe Whitchurch III/Whitchurch & Son Trucking, Chico, CA; 2008 Green & Yellow International 9900i/2014 Wilson Flatbed

3rd Place: Stacey Bettridge/KB Oil, Cedar City, UT; 2000 White & Blue Kenworth W900L/2000 Beall Tanker

INTERIOR – CAB ONLY

1st Place: Moe Whitchurch III/Whitchurch & Son Trucking, Chico, CA; 2008 Green & Yellow International 9900i/2014 Wilson Flatbed

INTERIOR – OEM SLEEPER

1st Place: Bill Rethwisch, Tomah, WI; 2012 Orange & White Peterbilt 389/2008 Polar Gas Tanker – “Dreamsicle”

2nd Place: Isaac Aguilar/Sandvik Trucking, Valley Center, CA; 2005 Brown & Red Peterbilt 379 

BEST INTERIOR – LIMITED MILEAGE

Tie: Paul Marcotte/Marcotte Farms, Momence, IL; 1999 Black & Red Peterbilt 379

Tie: Josh Skidmore, Todd Henry & Jim Henry/Skidmore Transportation Svcs, Brigham City, UT; 2007 White & Yellow Peterbilt 379/2014 Western Elite Stepdeck

PAINT – BOBTAIL

1ST Place: Isaac Aguilar/Sandvik Trucking, Valley Center, CA; 2005 Brown & Red Peterbilt 379

2nd Place: Darnell Bradshaw/KD Truck Repair, Loma, CO; 1983 Red & Cream Peterbilt 359

3rd Place: Jeremy Pearson/Bob Orton Trucking, Panguitch, UT; 2013 Black Peterbilt 389 – “Doin’ It The Bob Orton Way”

PAINT – COMBO

1st Place: Bill Rethwisch, Tomah, WI; 2012 Orange & White Peterbilt 389/2008 Polar Gas Tanker – “Dreamsicle”

BEST PAINT – LIMITED MILEAGE BOBTAIL

Paul Marcotte/Marcotte Farms, Momence, IL; 1999 Black & Red Peterbilt 379

BEST PAINT – LIMITED MILEAGE COMBO

Kamrie Brinkerhoff/Bob Orton Trucking, Panguitch, UT; 2014 Dark Blue Peterbilt 389/1984 Beall Tanker – “Orton’s Pride Ride”

Tie: Josh Skidmore, Todd Henry & Jim Henry/Skidmore Transportation Svcs, Brigham City, UT; 2007 White & Yellow Peterbilt 379/2014 Western Elite Stepdeck

ENGINE

1st Place: Bill Rethwisch, Tomah, WI; 2012 Orange & White Peterbilt 389/2008 Polar Gas Tanker – “Dreamsicle”

2nd Place: Moe Whitchurch III/Whitchurch & Son Trucking, Chico, CA; 2008 Green & Yellow International 9900i/2014 Wilson Flatbed

3rd Place: Isaac Aguilar/Sandvik Trucking, Valley Center, CA; 2005 Brown & Red Peterbilt 379 

BEST ENGINE – LIMITED MILEAGE

Tie: Paul Marcotte/Marcotte Farms, Momence, IL; 1999 Black & Red Peterbilt 379

Tie: Josh Skidmore, Todd Henry & Jim Henry/Skidmore Transportation Svcs, Brigham City, UT; 2007 White & Yellow Peterbilt 379/2014 Western Elite Stepdeck