Custom Rigs

Pride on I-75: Annual Florida-held Pride & Polish show takes place this weekend at 75 Chrome Shop

The springtime show attracts dozens of the country’s top show trucks each year. It also offers free food, live music and giveaways such as lights, steering wheels, grills, train horns and more. Admission is free to spectators, and onsite truck parking is available.

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Reigning champ ’88 Mike’ opens 2016 ChampTruck season with win

Morgan out-raced familiar faces such as Ricky “Rude” Proffitt and Allen Boles, as well as newcomers to the series Justin Ball, Miklos Maricsek and Chris Kikelhan, a star on A&E’s TV show “Shipping Wars.”

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Randy Harris’ 2013 Freightliner Cascadia

This 2013 Freightliner Cascadia is owned by Randy Harris and features a 515 horsepower Detroit with an Eaton 13-speed automatic and 3:41 rears.

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Stan Courter’s 2016 Peterbilt 579

The only customization to the truck is a U.S. Navy seal applied to the cab extenders to signify Courter’s service in the Navy from 1984-1989.

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Video: Sights and sounds from the Mid-America Trucking Show

Quick hits from the Mid-America Trucking Show, which took place earlier this month.

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Revisiting a classic and a class act: Butch Mueller and his 1971 Peterbilt 358

On the byways of Wisconsin, my meeting of Leon "Butch" Mueller and his 1971 Peterbilt 358 -- reader Al Zieher recalls the rig well from his youth, as Mueller was himself just beginning a 4-million-mile tour of duty in the rig.

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Things that don’t travel well for a thousand, Alex

George on Wendy's trucking conversion: "“If you had told me five years ago my nurse wife would be rating chrome polish for a truck we're going to show, I would have thought you were crazy.”

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Mike Alexander’s 2013 Kenworth W900

Steel hauling owner-operator's KW.

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Torque It Up – 1850 lb-ft Now Available In ISX15 400-475 HP Ratings

ChampTruck’s second season opens Saturday in Palm Beach

Tickets are available at the track the days of the races for $10 per person, per day, or $15 per person for the two-day event. Each paid adult can bring three children under the age of 15 for free.

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Classic former Burt Reynolds-owned W900B, across the pond

How a U.K.-based trucker came to possess a classic mid-1980s W900B, only to realize its former owners here in the United States including none other than Smokey & the Bandit star Burt Reynolds.

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