Custom Rigs

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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Bryan Fontenot’s custom 2011 Pete 389

He uses the truck to haul mostly hazmat up the East Coast and through the central U.S. He purchased the truck custom from DB Kustom Trucks in Antioch, Ill. Fontenot runs out of Pattison, Texas.

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Japanese ‘Dekotora’ tradition in custom rigs

A long look across the Pacific at Takuya Sosogi's custom 'dekotora' straight truck, hauling produce in the island nation of Japan. Mel Films' new short documentary shows Japanese custom traditions share a lot with those in the U.S.

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Photos: Celebs, trucks, race cars and more from the MATS show floor

MATS 2016

Scroll through the MATS gallery below to see photos of celebrities, trucks, race cars and more.

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Beautiful trucks grace the MATS show floor

MATS 2016

Many stunning trucks can be spotted this week on the show floor at the Mid-America Trucking Show. Here are a few that caught our eye.

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SuperRigs returns to Joplin with focus on trucks, veterans

MATS 2016

Shell expects to team with Fastport, an agency that helps veterans find civilian jobs, to educate veteran attendees about the job opportunities that exist in trucking.

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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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New Advantage When Spec’ing a Cummins SmartAdvantage™ Powertrain

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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