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Iowa 80 to hold multiple Truckers Jamborees in 2015

In addition to the Walcott Truckers Jamboree, Iowa 80 will hold a show in North Carolina and two in Missouri.

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Women in Trucking, NASCAR driver join to honor fallen vets

Women in Trucking has announced it is teaming with NASCAR driver Jennifer Jo Cobb and her No. 10 Driven 2 Honor NASCAR Camping World Truck Series team in a fund raising effort to benefit Wreaths Across America. Each WIT member who donates to Wreaths Across America will have a decal with his or her name (or the person honored by the donation) placed on Cobb’s racing truck. Also, one dollar frome each wreath donation will go ...

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Peterbilt celebration to have ’76 359 giveaway, 400 milestone trucks on display

Peterbilt announced this week it is holding a celebration in October to celebrate its 75th anniversary, where it's raffling off a 1976 Peterbilt 359 and showcasing 400 trucks representing milestones for the company.

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Walcott wrap-up: 44,000 attended show; list of winners from Super Truck competition

The Iowa 80 Truckstop hosted more than 44,000 attendees last week at its annual Walcott Truckers Jamboree, the truck stop announced. Here are some photos from the event and the list of winners from its Super Truck competition.

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BigRigBuilder offers virtual 3D truck builder

BigRigBuilder.com recently announced the launch of its virtual entertainment website built for American truck operators that allows them to "build their dream semi and compete in a virtual truck show" for gear they can install on their actual trucks.

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Industry at Sea event sails in Sept.

The Industry at Sea event, hosted by the Small Business in Transportation Coalition, will set sail September 12 from Port Canaveral, Florida, aboard Royal Carribean's "Enchantment of the Seas" vessel.

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Video log: A day at the tracks on the European truck racing circuit

Overdrive Equipment Editor Jack Roberts attended a race in the European truck racing circuit last week in Misano, Italy. While there, he caught up with some of the participants in the race and captured some other sights and sounds at the event.

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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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