Custom Rigs

Glider kit gets personalized treatment

MATS 2016

A.J. Lopez Trucking Owner Henry Lopez used some personal touches — his name and his wife's — to set apart his 2015 Peterbilt 389 and Armorlite trailer.

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Photos: A sampling of the custom rigs on display at MATS

MATS 2016

The PKY Truck Beauty Championship is taking place this week at the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Ky. Take a look at some of the custom rigs competing in this year’s competition below.

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Custom parts set this Bulldog apart from the pack

MATS 2016

Owner Scott Lynch shows off his 2010 CHU613, which has one of the coolest colors among all the trucks in the PKY Truck Beauty Championship at the Mid-American Trucking Show.

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MATS 2016: Show trucks await judging

MATS 2016

The Mid-America Trucking Show gets underway Thursday in Louisville, Ky. Preview a few show trucks competing in the PKY Truck Beauty Championship here.

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Owner’s headache, customization’s win

MATS 2016

Clay Snider's '07 Kenworth boasts one of the standout color schemes in the PKY Truck Beauty Championship at the Mid-America Trucking Show, which starts Thursday. Snider has entered some truck contests before, but this is his first time at MATS.

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Cadillac + custom International Eagle = The Game Changer

“I figured it’s time we brought something different to the equation. That’s why I call it The Game Changer,” says owner Zebie Daniel.

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‘Ready for the show:’ Cleaned-up ’81 KW

A reader's classic KW.

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Blake Ballestrazze’s 1991 Pete 379

Blake Ballestrazze, 28, runs this 1991 Peterbilt 379 out of Chico, Calif. He hauls solar panels and converters.

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Vietnam vet’s Kenworth T660

Marty Meyer drives this 2013 Kenworth T660 owned by TW Transport out of Cheney, Wash. Every year, he gets to haul "The Wall That Heals" for the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund.

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Fitzgerald Gliders to sponsor Team Penske NASCAR Mustang, Bristol-held Xfinity series race

Fitzgerald Glider Kits announced March 17 it will sponsor the No. 22 Ford Mustang in NASCAR's Xfinity Cup series for four races this season. It also announced it will be the titles sponsor of the Bristol Motor Speedway Xfinity series race, now set to be called the Fitzgerald Glider Kits 300.

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