Photos: The five trucks named winners in virtual Shell Rotella SuperRigs

Brian Dreher’s 2016 Peterbilt 389 won Best of Show in the 2020 Shell Rotella SuperRigs virtual truck show.Brian Dreher’s 2016 Peterbilt 389 won Best of Show in the 2020 Shell Rotella SuperRigs virtual truck show.

Brian Dreher and his 2016 Peterbilt 389 earned top honors in the 38th annual Shell Rotella SuperRigs truck show, winning Best of Show in the event. SuperRigs, like most other industry events this year, was held virtually.

Dreher will appear in the 2022 Shell Rotella SuperRigs calendar, as the 2021 version of the calendar will be a special edition celebrating the past 37 years of the event and feature “Legends of the Road” from previous SuperRigs calendars.

“Congratulations to Brian Dreher for winning Best of Show at Shell Rotella SuperRigs and to all of the award winners,” said Annie Peter, North American marketing manager, Shell Rotella. “Our 38th annual Shell Rotella SuperRigs looked a little different this year, but the same spirit of community rose to the top. It was important to Shell Rotella to continue the great tradition of honoring hardworking truckers through SuperRigs as our community continues to help North America persevere during a challenging year.”

In addition to Best of Show, winners were named in other categories – Tractor, Tractor-Trailer, Classic and People’s Choice. Truck driver Jeron Whittmore was also named by the judges as the Hardest Working Trucker, which was determined by judges based on stories of hard work over the past year submitted by drivers. Each award winner received MyMilesMatter reward points and a limited-edition Shell Rotella jacket.

Winners in each of the SuperRigs categories are:

Best of Show
1st place – Brian Dreher, 2016 Peterbilt 389
2nd place – Jason Koch, 2010 Peterbilt 389
3rd place – Jake Robak, 2006 Peterbilt 379 car carrier

Tractor 
1st place – Truett Novosad, 2007 Peterbilt 379
2nd place – Dave Koliha, 2018 Peterbilt 389
3rd place – Aaron Walters, 2019 Peterbilt 389 glider

Tractor-Trailer
1st place – Kiegan Nelson, 2013 Peterbilt 389
2nd place – Jacob Bonham, 2007 Peterbilt 379 Extended Hood Legacy Edition
3rd place – Jamie Walker, 2001 Peterbilt 379

Classic 
1st place – David Foster, 2005 Kenworth W900L
2nd place – Ethan Russel, 1998 Peterbilt 379
3rd place – Daniel Snow, 1996 Freightliner Classic XL

People’s Choice Award
Jay Palachuk, 1996 Kenworth W900

Kiegan Nelson and his 2013 Peterbilt 389 won first place in the Tractor-Trailer class. (Photo by JG Photography)Kiegan Nelson and his 2013 Peterbilt 389 won first place in the Tractor-Trailer class. (Photo by JG Photography) This 2005 Kenworth W900L, owned by David Foster, won first place in the Classic category.This 2005 Kenworth W900L, owned by David Foster, won first place in the Classic category. Truett Novosad’s 2007 Peterbilt 379 earned first place honors in the Tractor class.Truett Novosad’s 2007 Peterbilt 379 earned first place honors in the Tractor class. The People’s Choice winner was Jay Palachuk and his 1996 Kenworth W900.The People’s Choice winner was Jay Palachuk and his 1996 Kenworth W900.
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