Pride & Polish

Overdrive Galleries

Culled from 50 years, the classic images in these galleries epitomize some of trucking’s big moments and the feel of bygone eras.

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Pride & Polish crowns national champions

The first-ever Custom Rigs Pride & Polish national champions were named Aug. 27 at the Great American Trucking Show’s Pride & Polish event, culminating a playoff-style series that’s been going since October 2010. Jonathan Eilen of Hampton, Minn.; Bill Sandvik of Valley Center, Calif.; Randy Stroup of Lewisport, Ky.; and Paul Voigt of St. Cloud, Minn.; received the national awards in the four categories. In the qualifying rounds at the GATS Pride & Polish, Stroup, Voigt, Eilen ...

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Pride Gets Recognized

The Pride & Polish competition, now part of Overdrive’s Custom Rigs, rises to a new level this year with a national championship.

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American Trucker season opens with Joplin coverage

Later this season, Robb Mariani will tape an episode at the Great American Trucking Show in Dallas in August.

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Jamey Johnson to perform at GATS

Singer-songwriter will headline a free concert at the Great American Trucking Show Aug. 26 in Dallas.

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Vegas Pride & Polish awards Saturday

One of the biggest attractions of the June 9-11 Great West Truck Show is the Custom Rigs’ Pride & Polish truck beauty show.

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75 Chrome Shop hosts Pride & Polish opener

The 2011 Custom Rigs Pride & Polish season – and its new National Championship format – kicks off in Wildwood, Fla., April 8-10 at the 13th annual 75 Chrome Shop Show.

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‘Showing Severe’ w/ Texas dump fleet

I met the Redwines of Nederland, Texas, at the Great American Trucking Show last year by the back bumper of Jerry Redwine's prize-winning 2007 Peterbilt 378 tri-axle dump (pictured). The labor of love is a hardworking truck in Redwine construction business. Powered by a Caterpillar C13 boosted to 600 hp and an Eaton 8 LL off-road transmission, the tri-axle main unit is evidence of a “bad habit” the young Redwine inherited from his father and ...

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Pride & Polish championship set

Top truck beauty show winners will meet in Dallas in August to compete for the Custom Rigs Pride & Polish National Championship.

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Pride of Charlotte

The crowd at the first Charlotte Diesel Super Show was eager to see the parade of trucks entered in Pride & Polish and the less competitive Wash-and-Show.

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