For the Record
Shell SuperRigs competition results | Driver John O’Keefe won Best of Show at the 2012 Shell Rotella SuperRigs competition held May 17-19 in at the Joplin Speedco in Joplin, Mo., with his 2007 Peterbilt 379 Legacy. The truck, called “Low Life,” also captured first place in the Best Interior, Best Theme, Best Chrome, Best Lights and Best Engine categories.
Paul Rissler of California, Mo., won Best of Show, first runner-up and $4,000 with his 1996 Peterbilt 379, and TJ Timblin of West Bend, Wis., was awarded Best of Show, second runner-up and $2,500 for his 2005 Kenworth 900L.
Twelve trucks were selected at the Shell Rotella SuperRigs competition for its 2013 calendar. The trucks and their owners are Larry Pruitt of St. Clair, Mo., 2007 Mack CHN-613; Ron Saris of Leamington, Ontario, 2000 Kenworth W900; Chad Blackwell of Greenville, Va., 2007 Peterbilt 379; John O’Keefe of Portland, Conn., 2007 Peterbilt 379 Legacy; Dan Look of Appleton, Wis., 2004 Peterbilt 379; Josh Ihlenfeld of Owatonna, Minn., 2005 Kenworth W900; Jeremiah Wolfe of Roanoke, Va., 1998 Kenworth W900L; Don Wood of Denmark, Wis., 2003 Peterbilt 379; Caleb Eilers of Odessa, Texas, 2000 Peterbilt 379; Larry Bontrager of Kolona, Iowa, 2007 Peterbilt 379; Albert Tocci of Inola, Okla., 1955 Mack LTL; and Travis Buhr of Adams, Neb., 2001 Peterbilt.
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