Shell Rotella SuperRigs kicks off in southern Minnesota next week

Eric Turner Sr.’s 2015 Peterbilt 389 captured Best of Show honors at the 2018 Shell Rotella SuperRigs competition in Raphine, Virginia. 2019’s rendition of the working truck show will be held in Albert Lea, Minnesota.Eric Turner Sr.’s 2015 Peterbilt 389 captured Best of Show honors at the 2018 Shell Rotella SuperRigs competition in Raphine, Virginia. 2019’s rendition of the working truck show will be held in Albert Lea, Minnesota.

Trail’s Travel Center in Albert Lea, Minnesota, will serve as host to the 37th annual Shell Rotella SuperRigs working truck show next week.

The event will be held July 25-27 at the truck stop located off of I-35. The event will include the annual fireworks display, a truck lights competition, live music, a barbecue lunch for competitors and more.

Contestants will be competing for more than $25,000 in cash and prizes, and 12 drivers will have their trucks selected for the 2020 Shell Rotella SuperRigs calendar.

The competitors will convoy to downtown Albert Lea for the town’s weekly “Thursdays on Fountain” summer series on Thursday, July 25. Then on Friday night, July 26, the Best Lights contest and a fireworks display will be held. Awards for the event will be presented Saturday afternoon.

Additionally, on Friday night, country singer Casi Joy will perform. There will also be a DJ for music on-site at the truck stop throughout the show all three days.

Competitor registration is free and can be done online. On-site registration will also be available during the event. The show is open only to working trucks.

Eric Turner Sr. and his 2015 Peterbilt 389 claimed top honors at last year’s SuperRigs competition in Raphine, Virginia. Scenes from the 2018 event can be seen here.

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