Pride & Polish results: Black-cherry rigs strike again

| November 05, 2012
Ryan Hooten’s 1995 Peterbilt 379, shown by Tommy Larsen, won Best of Show, Working Combo.
John Gonzalez and his 2009 Peterbilt 388 won Best of Show, Limited-Mileage Bobtail.

After sweeping up Overdrive‘s Pride & Polish awards for not only Best of Show victories but also in paint, interior and engine categories the last two years in Las Vegas and in California, Ryan Hooten’s 1995 Peterbilt 379 hay hauler combo (shown by Tommy Larsen) and Yamko Truck Lines’ 2009 Peterbilt 388 (shown by John Gonzalez) showed strong once again at Pride & Polish’s first stop at the PDI Dyno and Customer Appreciation Show, held at Performance Diesel Inc.’s St. George, Utah, headquarters.

Larsen and Gonzalez, along with Josh Skidmore and his ’07 379 and Paul Marcotte and his ’99 379 and Heil tanker combo, punched their tickets to compete in the 2013 National Championship judging round at the 2013 Great American Trucking Show in Dallas in August. They will be going head to head in a final round of judging against the Best of Show winners from the 2012 Great American Trucking Show, 2012 Charlotte Diesel Super Show, the 2013 Great West Truck Show and the 2013 75 Chrome Shop show.

Here’s the full winner’s list:

BEST OF SHOW – WORKING COMBO: Tommy Larsen, Santa Ynez, CA; 1995 Peterbilt 379/1994 double hay hauler

Second: Bill Duckworth, Sapulpa, OK; 2012 Freightliner Coronado/2012 Utility Van, “Silver Streak”

Third: Moe Whitchurch III, Chico, CA; 2008 International 9900i/2004 Reinko Curtain Van

BEST OF SHOW – WORKING BOBTAIL: Josh Skidmore, Brigham City, UT; 2007 Peterbilt 379 Legacy

Second: Robert Thomas, Brigham City, UT; 2013 Peterbilt 389

Third: Kevin Williams/Dan Robinson, Salina, UT; 2005 Kenworth W900L, “Catty Shack”

BEST OF SHOW – LIMITED-MILEAGE COMBO: Paul Marcotte, Momence, IL; 1999 Peterbilt 379/1976 Heil Tanker

Second: Jeff England, Salt Lake City, UT; 1959 Peterbilt 351/2000 Utility

BEST OF SHOW – LIMITED-MILEAGE BOBTAIL: John Gonzalez,  Long Beach, CA; 2009 Black Cherry Peterbilt 388

Second Place (tie): Isaac Aguilar, Valley Centre, CA; 1998 Peterbilt 379

Second Place (tie): Nick Mitchell, Phoenix, AZ; 1999 Freightliner Classic, “Legends & Heroes”

Third: Matt Long, Salina, UT; 1956 Kenworth 825, “Hog Wild”

 

INTERIOR – CAB ONLY

First: Josh Skidmore, Brigham City, UT; 2007 Peterbilt 379 Legacy

 

INTERIOR – OEM SLEEPER

First: Tommy Larsen, Santa Ynez, CA; 1995 Peterbilt 379/1994 Double Hay Hauler

Second: Bill Duckworth, Sapulpa, OK; 2012 Freightliner Coronado/2012 Utility Van, “Silver Streak”

Third: Kevin Williams/Dan Robinson, Salina, UT; 2005 Kenworth W900L – “Catty Shack”

 

BEST INTERIOR – LIMITED MILEAGE

First: Isaac Aguilar, Valley Centre, CA; 1998 Peterbilt 379

 

PAINT – COMBO

First: Tommy Larsen, Santa Ynez, CA; 1995 Peterbilt 379/1994 Double Hay Hauler

Second: Bill Duckworth, Sapulpa, OK; 2012 Freightliner Coronado/2012 Utility Van, “Silver Streak”

 

BEST PAINT – LIMITED MILEAGE BOBTAIL

First: Nick Mitchell, Phoenix, AZ; 1999 Freightliner Classic, “Legends & Heroes”

 

BEST PAINT – LIMITED MILEAGE COMBO

First:  Paul Marcotte, Momence, IL; 1999 Peterbilt 379/1976 Heil Tanker

 

ENGINE

First: Tommy Larsen, Santa Ynez, CA; 1995 Peterbilt 379/1994 Double Hay Hauler

Second: Josh Skidmore, Brigham City, UT; 2007 Peterbilt 379 Legacy

Third: Bill Duckworth, Sapulpa, OK; 2012 Freightliner Coronado/2012 Utility Van, “Silver Streak”

 

BEST ENGINE – LIMITED MILEAGE

First: John Gonzalez, Long Beach, CA; 2009 Peterbilt 388

  • http://www.facebook.com/stuart.petty.9 Stuart Petty

    Ryan Hooten’s 1995 Peterbilt 379,is one Bad A** Combo!!!!

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