Custom Rigs’ Pride and Polish

Overdrive Staff | June 01, 2012

I-75 Show Shoppers

Wildwood, Fla., played host to the year’s first Custom Rigs Pride & Polish competition, held at the 75 Chrome Shop in late April. Four rigs were crowned Best of Show winners, making them eligible to compete for the 2012 Pride & Polish National Championship. That culminates in Dallas at the Great American Trucking Show, Aug. 23-25.

John O’Keefe and his 2007 Peterbilt 379 and 2011 Mac dump combo took home Best of Show, Working Combo.

Randy Stroup’s 2005 Peterbilt 379 and matching tanker, dubbed First Gear, won Best of Show, Limited-Mileage Combo.

Ronald Huey’s 2010 International ProStar won Best of Show, Working Bobtail, for the second year in a row.

Arnold Frankie Jr. won the Best of Show, Limited Mileage Bobtail, with his 1994 Kenworth W900L.

Scan the QR code with your smartphone to see a full list of winners from the event and to view a photo gallery of the event’s light show. Or visit

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