Pride and Polish

Legends and Heroes: Custom ’99 Freightliner Classic

Mike Most is a self-proclaimed Freightliner man, having driven one for years, but he never had seen a Freightliner compete in a truck show and win. So in 2006, he decided to amend his bystander-seen Freightliner track record. “I wanted to slowly but surely show that a Freightliner Classic could compete with Peterbilt and Kenworth trucks and win Best of Show,” says Most, who feels that after seven Best of Show awards, “I think we’ve ...

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Truckers’ Choice: Vote now for your favorite Pride & Polish truck

New to this year's Pride & Polish National Championship is the Truckers' Choice award, in which online voters will decide which truck they think deserves to be crowned No. 1.

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Pat Eilen’s Iron Outlaw II

Pat bought his 2010 Peterbilt 389 in January 2010 and immediately began tearing it apart and rebuilding it as a working show truck.

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Tennessee Pride & Polish show kicks off later this month

The newest addition to the Overdrive's Pride & Polish tour — the Fitzgerald Truck Show — will take place at the end of the month, June 28-29, at the headquarters of Fitzgerald Truck Parts & Sales in Crossville, Tenn.

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‘Family Biziness,’ Lil’ Ray crowned Pride & Polish winners

A few familiar faces brought home Best of Show trophies at The Great West Truck Show Pride & Polish this weekend.

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Photos: Custom trucks, good times at Wildwood show

There was much fun to be had simply gawking at the custom trucks and motorcycles. There was even a Marilyn Monroe impersonator. Here's a full gallery.

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Council Bluffs truck show bigger and better this year

The second annual show and shine at the Peterbilt of Council Bluffs dealership's truck show expected to beat last year's participation. The event's scheduled for May 4.

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Christa Ferdarko

I was a police officer for 6 years and then a business manager for 6 years. We were tired of chasing the materialistic "American dream" and never spending time together. We got rid of the house, the furniture and finally pared down to just 6 boxes of photos and sentimental items that we stored at a relative's house. Life is much simpler without all that baggage! I thought it would be fun to participate in the truck ...

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Ingrid Brown

I’m gracious and humbly thankful God has given me 32 years in trucking and 51 years in life! I haul baby moos and general freight to all 48 states and Canada. Why me? Because I like pretty trucks, memory filled ones — and it’s a rush to show they have personalities, too!

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Jessica Samko

I don't think there is any difference between men or women truckers. We both get the job done. I love trucking, and there is just something about being on the open road that makes me feel free. No limits, and I can go anywhere. There are so many places I never thought I would see and so much more to discover, the possibilities are endless. I truck with my two dogs and it’s always nice to ...

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