Beauty shots of Pride & Polish champs and GATS Best of Show rigs (and a full winners list)

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Updated Aug 4, 2017

Four rigs were named this year’s kings of chrome at the Great American Trucking Show last week in the fifth Overdrive’s Pride & Polish National Championship. The event, in addition to hosting dozens of show truck competitors from around the country, was the venue for the culmination of the 2014-2015 championship season, holding a special round of judging for the roughly 20 trucks that qualified to compete in this year’s championship.

Below are beauty shots of those four winners, taken off site following the announcement by Shift Creative’s Brian Bourke. Also below are off-site beauty shots of the five GATS Pride & Polish Best of Show winners, who are now qualified to compete in the 2016 Pride & Polish National Championship judging round at next year’s GATS. See the full list of winners from this year’s GATS below the photos.

National champs

Working Combo champion: Phil Miller, 2010 Peterbilt 389/Wilson livestock:
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Working Bobtail champion: Vinnie Diorio, 1985 Peterbilt 359:
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Limited-Mileage Combo champion: Ray Rodriguez, 2015 Peterbilt 389/Western stepdeck:
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Limited-Mileage Bobtail: Todd Roccapriore, 1999 Peterbilt 379:
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Best of Show winners

Working Combo: Joe Regalado, 2000 379/CTS dump trailer:

Joe Regalado’s 2000 379 and CTS dump trailer

 

Working Bobtail: Dustin Ballard and Jim Bob Cross, 1995 Peterbilt 379:

Dustin Ballard and Jim Bob Cross’s 1995 Peterbilt 379

 

Limited-Mileage Combo: Jordan Jay, 2016 Peterbilt 389/Western flatbed:
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Limited-Mileage Bobtail: Josh Skidmore, 2016 Peterbilt 389:
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Builders Class: Israel Turner, 1979 Peterbilt 359:
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Full list of winners from GATS:

ANTIQUE – BOBTAIL

1st Place – Pablo Cuellar/David Schnautz, LaPorte, TX; 1973 Blue & White Kenworth K-125 – “Little Kenny”

2nd Place – Geo Cuellar/David Schnautz, LaPorte, TX; 1985 Blue & White Kenworth K100E – “Cabover Dreamin’”

3rd Place – Wade Wardlaw, Woodville, TX; 1975 White & Copper Peterbilt 359 –“ Wade’s Pride & Joy”

ANTIQUE – COMBO

1st Place – David Schnautz LaPorte, TX; 1981 Blue & Silver Kenworth W900A/1983 Wilson Livestock Trailer – “A Dream Come True”

BOBTAIL – NEW TRUCK (LESS THAN 50,000 MILES)

1st Place – Kyle Cousins, Carthage, MO; 2015 Purple Kenworth ICON 900 – “Easy Street”

2nd Place – Ken Youngblood/Melton Truck Lines, Tulsa, OK; 2016 Blue Kenworth T680

BOBTAIL – FIRST SHOW

1st Place – Trent White/Brandon Reinart, Greenville, TX; 2007 Blue Peterbilt 379 – “Air Force 1”

2nd Place – Zebie Daniel III/Genox Transportation, Tomball, TX; 1998 Inferno Orange & Metallic Gray International 9800 Eagle – “The Game Changer”

3rd Place – Von Harris, Houston, TX; 1990 Red Peterbilt 379 – “Junkyard Dog”

BOBTAIL – COMPANY TRUCK

1st Place – Charles Self/Certified Express, Inc, Neosho, MO; 2004 Red Peterbilt 379X

2nd Place – Michael Faram/Western Distributing Transportation, Denver, CO; 2015 Western Blue Peterbilt 389 – “Da Mistress”

3rd Place – Rogers Davis/Western Distributing Transportation, Denver, CO; 2015 Western Blue Peterbilt 389 – “Big Daddy”

BOBTAIL – SPECIALIZED

1st Place – Lynn & Shelly Baxter/Magary Trucking, Inc, Jacksonville, FL; 2006 White Freightliner M2112

2nd Place – Bob & Linda Caffee, Silex, MO; 2015 White Freightliner Cascadia – “Caffcadia 2”

BOBTAIL – 2000 & Older

1st Place – Dustin Ballard/Jim Bob Cross, Stigler, OK; 1995 Black & Red Peterbilt 379

2nd Place – Randy Victory, Jonesboro, AR; 1999 Black Flamed Peterbilt 379 – “Wild Child”

3rd Place – David Kosar, Dallas, TX; 1996 Maroon Peterbilt 379 – “Texas Pride”

BOBTAIL – 2001 – 2010

1st Place – Shane Boullion, Carencro, LA; 2001 Dark Rose Grey Peterbilt 379 – “Rosemary”

2nd Place – Alfredo Ramirez, Lenorah, TX; 2009 Purple & White Peterbilt 389 – “King of Kings”

3rd Place – Jeremy Hebert, Larose, LA; 2005 Champagne & Teal Peterbilt 379

BOBTAIL – 2011 & Newer

1st Place – Benjamin Cadle, Augusta, GA; 2013 White & Green Freightliner Coronado – “Dream Catcher”

2nd Place – Joel Dawes, Waterford, WI; 2014 Viper Red Kenworth T660– “Thrills, Chills and Dollar Bills”

3rd Place – Billy Griffin/Lindamood Demolition, Irving, TX; 2012 Red & White Peterbilt 389

COMBO – NEW TRUCK

1st Place – Henry Lopez, San Antonio, TX; 2015 Green Peterbilt 389/2016 Armolite End Dump

2nd Place – Jeff Blue/Stevens Transport, Dallas, TX; 2016 Black Kenworth T680/2016 Utility Reefer

3rd Place – Dave Conkling/Werner Enterprises, Omaha, NE; 2016 Graphic Kenworth T680/ 2013 Wabash Van – “Freedom 6”

COMBO – COMPANY TRUCK

1st Place – Carl Wilson/Autobahn Transport Services, Rowlett, TX; 2015 Black Freightliner Coronado/2007 Wabash Reefer – “Big Black”

2nd Place – Donald Senegal/Clark Freight Lines, Pasadena, TX; 2009 Red Kenworth W900L – “Big Red”

COMBO – SPECIALIZED

1st Place – Joe Regalado, Von Ormy, TX; 2000 Blue Peterbilt 379/2016 CTS Sand Master

2nd Place – Crystal Murphy/Equipment Express, Caldwell, TX; 2007 Blue Peterbilt 379/2015 Timpte Super Hopper – “Bad Romance”

3rd Place – Gilbert Velasquez/GoTex Trucking, Dallas, TX; 2000 White Peterbilt 379/2015 Great Dane Pups

COMBO 2003 & OLDER

1st Place – Marciano Sandoval/Lil Ray’s Transport, Salinas, CA; 1991 Lavender & Purple Peterbilt 379/2003 Fontaine Flatbed – “Hardway”

2nd Place – Freddy Velasco, Sulphur Springs, TX; 2003 Purple & Cream Peterbilt 379/2003 Great Dane Reefer – “California Dreamin’”

3rd Place – Tommy Roach, Robert Lee, TX; 1999 Stone White Peterbilt 379/2004 Wilson Combo Flatbed – “Twang Thang”

INTERIOR – CAB ONLY

1st Place – Dustin Ballard/Jim Bob Cross, Stigler, OK; 1995 Black & Red Peterbilt 379

2nd Place Tie – Randy Victory, Jonesboro, AR; 1999 Black Flamed Peterbilt 379 – “Wild Child”

2nd Place Tie – Johnny Villanueva, San Antonio, TX; 2014 Green Peterbilt 389/2015 Armolite End Dump – “Mr. Mr.”

3rd Place – Joel Dawes, Waterford, WI; 2014 Viper Red Kenworth T660– “Thrills, Chills and Dollar Bills”

INTERIOR – OEM SLEEPER

1st Place – Shane Boullion, Carencro, LA; 2001 Dark Rose Grey Peterbilt 379 – “Rosemary”

2nd Place – Crystal Murphy/Equipment Express, Caldwell, TX; 2007 Blue Peterbilt 379/2015 Timpte Super Hopper – “Bad Romance”

3rd Place – Marciano Sandoval/Lil Ray’s Transport, Salinas, CA; 1991 Lavender & Purple Peterbilt 379/2003 Fontaine Flatbed – “Hardway”

INTERIOR – AFTERMARKET SLEEPER

1st Place – Lynn & Shelly Baxter/Magary Trucking, Inc, Jacksonville, FL; 2006 White Freightliner M2112

2nd Place – Bob & Linda Caffee, Silex, MO; 2015 White Freightliner Cascadia – “Caffcadia 2”

BEST INTERIOR – LIMITED MILEAGE OR BUILDERS CLASS

Josh Skidmore, Brigham City, UT; 2016 Yellow & White Peterbilt 389

PAINT – BOBTAIL

1st Place – Dustin Ballard/Jim Bob Cross, Stigler, OK; 1995 Black & Red Peterbilt 379

2nd Place – Alfredo Ramirez, Lenorah, TX; 2009 Purple & White Peterbilt 389 – “King of Kings”

3rd Place – Lynn & Shelly Baxter/Magary Trucking, Inc, Jacksonville, FL; 2006 White Freightliner M2112

PAINT – COMBO

1st Place – Marciano Sandoval/Lil Ray’s Transport, Salinas, CA; 1991 Lavender & Purple Peterbilt 379/2003 Fontaine Flatbed – “Hardway”

2nd Place (Tie) – Freddy Velasco, Sulphur Springs, TX; 2003 Purple & Cream Peterbilt 379/2003 Great Dane Reefer – “California Dreamin’”

2nd Place (Tie) – Johnny Villanueva, San Antonio, TX; 2014 Green Peterbilt 389/2015 Armolite End Dump – “Mr. Mr.”

3rd Place – Joe Regalado, Von Ormy, TX; 2000 Blue Peterbilt 379/2016 CTS Sand Master

BEST PAINT – LIMITED MILEAGE OR BUILDERS CLASS – BOBTAIL

Robert Moneypenny, Shawnee, OK; 1998 Orange & Black Peterbilt 379 – “Wildside”

BEST PAINT – LIMITED MILEAGE – COMBO

Jordon Jay, Rigby, ID; 2016 Prowler Orange & Cream Peterbilt 389/2016 Western Flatbed – “Revolution”

ENGINE

1st Place – Joe Regalado, Von Ormy, TX; 2000 Blue Peterbilt 379/2016 CTS Sand Master

2nd Place – Dustin Ballard/Jim Bob Cross, Stigler, OK; 1995 Black & Red Peterbilt 379

3rd Place – Marciano Sandoval/Lil Ray’s Transport, Salinas, CA; 1991 Lavender & Purple Peterbilt 379/2003 Fontaine Flatbed – “Hardway”

BEST ENGINE – LIMITED MILEAGE OR BUILDERS CLASS

Jordon Jay, Rigby, ID; 2016 Prowler Orange & Cream Peterbilt 389/2016 Western Flatbed – “Revolution”

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