Shell’s annual SuperRigs truck show to be held in Tulsa in May

Jake Lindamood’s 1988 Peterbilt 379 won Best of Show at 2016’s Shell Rotella SuperRigs.Jake Lindamood’s 1988 Peterbilt 379 won Best of Show at 2016’s Shell Rotella SuperRigs.

The 35th annual Shell Rotella SuperRigs competition will be held May 18-20 in Tulsa, Okla., with a theme of “Titans of Tulsa,” Shell announced.

The event will be held at the Exchange Center at Expo Square, located near I-44, Highway 51 and Highway 244. The SuperRigs competition is open for active working trucks to compete for cash and prizes upwards of $25,000. Twelve drivers at the event will have their trucks selected to be featured in the 2018 Shell Rotella SuperRigs calendar.

Judging will take place between 7:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. on Thursday and Friday, May 18 and 19, and between 7:30 and 10 a.m. on Saturday, May 20.  Judging takes about 20 minutes and contestants do not need to be present to win. Trucks will be judged in four categories – Best of Show, Tractor, Tractor-Trailer Combo and Classic.

In addition to the truck show, there will be the annual truck parade, along with a fireworks show and live entertainment, the Rotella Road Show, a barbecue pit and more.

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