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Videos: Behind the scenes, in the pits in European race circuit

Overdrive Equipment Editor Jack Roberts is in Misano, Italy, this week to check out a Meritor plant in Italy and catch some European trucking races. Here's some footage he shot of the pits and the trucks.

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Video log: Truck races, Ferrari test drive, Meritor’s Italian axle plant

Overdrive Executive Editor Jack Roberts is in Milan, Italy, this week visiting a Meritor test lab. Here are videos he's shot on his trip, including some of checking out Ferraris and Lamborghinis at a nearby track and some footage from the European truck racing circuit.

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Shell’s SuperRigs show takes place this week in Charlotte, N.C.

The annual Shell Rotella SuperRigs competition will be held May 15-17 at the zMax Dragway adjacent to the Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, N.C.

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Major antique truck convention held in Springfield,Mo., this month

The American Truck Historical Society's 2014 National Convention and Antique Truck Show will take place May 29-31 in Springfield, Mo., at the Ozark Empire Fairgrounds. Tickets are $10 per day for ages 16 and older; admission is free for ages 15 and younger accompanying a paying adult. The show is open to the public from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday and Friday and 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday. Trucks of nearly every vintage and make ...

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Chris Janson to play Iowa 80 show

Country singer Chris Janson will perform at the 35th Annual Walcott Truckers Jamboree at Iowa 80 Truckstop on Thursday, July 10, at 7 p.m. The concert is sponsored by CAT Scale.     Janson is an up and coming singer-songwriter. He has toured with Lynyrd Skynyrd and Hank Williams, Jr. Janson joins the already announced headline concert that will be played by John Anderson on Friday night, July 11. That concert is sponsored by Mobil Delvac.  This year ...

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Country star John Anderson to play Iowa 80 show in July

John Anderson will perform at the 35th Annual Walcott Truckers Jamboree on Friday, July 11, at 7 p.m at the Iowa 80 Truckstop.  The concert is sponsored by Mobil Delvac. The 35th annual Walcott Truckers Jamboree, will be held July 10-12, 2014, at the Iowa 80 Truckstop, I-80 Exit 284, Walcott, Iowa. The 2014 Walcott Truckers Jamboree will the annual feature a Super Truck beauty contest, antique truck display, Iowa pork chop cookout, Trucker Olympics, carnival games, live ...

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‘Deadliest Catch’ star Edgar Hansen, country stars Sara Evans, Craig Morgan highlight Red Eye Radio booth at MATS

Red Eye Radio's lobby booth at the Mid-America Trucking Show next month will have on hand Edgar Hansen, one of the stars of the Discovery Channel's "Deadliest Catch" show, along with country stars Sara Evans and Craig Morgan.

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Gretchen Wilson headlines concert at Mid-America

Grammy award-winning country star Gretchen Wilson will play a live show at the Mid-America Trucking Show next month. The concert is sponsored by Mobil-Delvac.

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Working grain hauler with 4 million miles takes home beauty prize

A hard-working grain hauler took home the President’s Choice award at the Heart of America Trucking Show's Beauty Contest last weekend.

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A working truck at the show booth

Oscar Robledo's 2005 Western Star at the Load One show booth at the Expedite Expo -- Robledo was surprised when he was asked to show the truck there, but ultimately he shouldn't have been, says company president.

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