Beauty shots of top show trucks, full list of winners from GATS Pride & Polish

Updated Sep 7, 2018

Five custom show trucks left Dallas last week with top honors in the show truck landscape: Best of Show winners in the Great American Trucking Show Pride & Polish.

In addition to the five judge-selected winners, attendees also had a say, with on-site voters naming the People’s Choice champion.

All six rigs and their owners were treated to an off-site photo shoot after the show. See a selection of those photos below, along with a full list of winners from GATS Pride & Polish. Photos below are all by Jim Allen of 365 Trucking.

Best of Show, Limited Mileage Combo | Jeff Jansen and V-Max Transportation’s 1995 Kenworth W900L and 2016 Utility van, “Backlash”

1995 Kenworth W900L and 2016 Utility van, Jeff Jansen and V-Max Transportation's 1995 Kenworth W900L and 2016 Utility van

Best of Show, Limited Mileage Bobtail | Daniel Gil and Alonzo Ramirez’s 2018 Peterbilt 389

2018 Peterbilt 389 Daniel Gil and Alonzo Ramirez's 2018 Peterbilt 389

Best of Show, Working Combo | Robbie Basse’s 2016 Kenworth W900 and 2016 Fontaine Infinity

2016 Kenworth W900 and 2016 Fontaine Infinity Robbie Basse's 2016 Kenworth W900 and 2016 Fontaine Infinity

Best of Show, Working Bobtail | Kaleb Hammett’s 2017 Peterbilt 389

2017 Peterbilt 389 Kaleb Hammett's 2017 Peterbilt 389

Builder’s Class | Randy Manning’s 2018 Kenworth W900L dump

2018 Kenworth W900L dump Randy Manning's 2018 Kenworth W900L dump

People’s Choice | Bradley Wacks’ Army-Air Force Exchange 2019 Freightliner Cascadia and 2018 Hyundai van

Bradley Wacks' Army-Air Force Exchange 2019 Freightliner Cascadia and 2018 Hyundai van

ANTIQUE – BOBTAIL – 1975 & Older

1st Place – Marty & Brenda Glomb, Taylor, TX; 1955 Black & White Kenworth Conventional – “Pepe”

2nd Place – Dwayne Pitre/Mike Culotta, Baton Rouge, LA; 1975 White Kenworth W900A

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

ANTIQUE – BOBTAIL – 1980 – 1990

1st Place – Edward Harwell, Cave Springs, AR; 1988 Black, Red, White & Blue Freightliner FLT086 – “Service & Sacrifice”

2nd Place – Greg Jenkins, Winchester, KY; 1988 Brown Western Star 4964 – “Lonesome”

3rd Place – Dwayne Pitre/Mike Culotta, Baton Rouge, LA; 1981 White Kenworth W900A

ANTIQUE – COMBO

1st Place – David Schnautz/Clark Freight Lines, Dallas, TX; 1981 Blue Kenworth

2nd Place – Delma Gibbs, Detroit, TX; 1980 Red, Gray & White International 4070B/2005 Chapparal Step Deck

3rd Place – Geo Cuellar/Clark Freight Lines, Dallas, TX; 1985 Blue Kenworth K100E/1980 Matlack Van – “Clyde”

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

1st Place – Marilyn Surber/Melton Truck Lines, Tulsa, OK; 2019 Blue Kenworth T680

BOBTAIL – FIRST SHOW

1st Place – Nick Boullion, Carencro, LA; 1997 Yellow Peterbilt 379

2nd Place – Blake Henderson/GCH Concrete, Granbury, TX; 2006 White, Red & Gray Peterbilt 379

BOBTAIL – 2000 & Older

1st Place – Ray Rodriguez/Lil Ray’s Transport, Salinas, CA; 1999 Blue Peterbilt 379 – “Uno Mas”

2nd Place – Tony Kidd/Daryl Livingston, Texarkana, TX; 1978 White Kenworth W900A – “Miss Leila Marie”

3rd Place – Laird “Spike” Fuller, Broomfield, CO; 1995 Green Peterbilt 379 – “Ya Wanna”

BOBTAIL – 2001 & Newer

1st Place – Kaleb Hammett/Hammett Excavation, Dodd City, TX; 2017 Red & Grey Peterbilt 389

2nd Place – Shane Boullion, Carencro, LA; 2001 Dark Rose Gray Peterbilt 379 – “Rose Mary”

3rd Place – Ryan Mahens/May S, Inc., Ellenwood, GA; 2006 White International 9900 ix – “Island Time”

COMBO – NEW TRUCK

1st Place – Terry Sturby/Jade Transport Ltd., Winnipeg, Manitoba, CANADA; 2019 Green Kenworth W900L/2017 Tremcar Tanker  – “Zed Zed Top”

2nd Place – Bradley Wacks/Army Air Force Exchange, Dallas, TX; 2019 Black Freightliner Cascadia/2018 Hyundai Van

3rd Place – Gabe Rosenthal/Stevens Transport, Dallas, TX; 2019 White Peterbilt 567/2019 MAC Tanker

COMBO – COMPANY TRUCK

1st Place – David Kosar/Riteway  Truck Rental, Inc., Dallas, TX; 1996 Red Peterbilt 379/2014 Utility Reefer – “Texas Pride”

2nd Place – Oscar Ochoa/Clark Freight Lines, Pasadena, TX; 2012 Black Kenworth T660/1995 Utility Curtainside

COMBO – OPEN

1st Place – Robbie Basse/Basse Transportation, Hinton, OK; 2016 Baby Blue Kenworth K900/2016 Fontaine Infinity – “Baby Blue”

2nd Place – Eric Turner, Sr, Ellenwood, GA; 2015 Blue Peterbilt 389/2018 Wallymo Car Hauler – “Showtime”

3rd Place – Zachary Tuchman/Jonathan Donadio, Guilford, CT; 1996 Mint Green Kenworth W900/2018 East Hopper – “Double OG”

INTERIOR – CAB ONLY

1st Place – Kaleb Hammett/Hammett Excavation, Dodd City, TX; 2017 Red & Grey Peterbilt 389

2nd Place – Jared Simon/S&S Trucking, Inc., Longmont, CO; 1999 Black & Yellow Petrbilt 379/2018 Reitnour Flatbed – “Angry Bee”

3rd Place – Ryan Mahens/May S, Inc., Ellenwood, GA; 2006 White International 9900 ix – “Island Time”

INTERIOR – OEM SLEEPER

1st Place – Eric Turner, Sr, Ellenwood, GA; 2015 Blue Peterbilt 389/2018 Wallymo Car Hauler – “Showtime”

2nd Place – Robbie Basse/Basse Transportation, Hinton, OK; 2016 Baby Blue Kenworth K900/2016 Fontaine Infinity – “Baby Blue”

3rd Place – Edward Harwell, Cave Springs, AR; 1988 Black, Red, White & Blue Freightliner FLT086 – “Service & Sacrifice”

BEST INTERIOR – LIMITED MILEAGE OR BUILDERS CLASS

Jake Lindamood/Lindamood Demolition, Irving, TX; 1988 Silver & Blue Peterbilt 379

ENGINE

1st Place – Eric Turner, Sr, Ellenwood, GA; 2015 Blue Peterbilt 389/2018 Wallymo Car Hauler – “Showtime”

2nd Place – Kaleb Hammett/Hammett Excavation, Dodd City, TX; 2017 Red & Grey Peterbilt 389

3rd Place – Robbie Basse/Basse Transportation, Hinton, OK; 2016 Baby Blue Kenworth K900/2016 Fontaine Infinity – “Baby Blue”

BEST ENGINE – LIMITED MILEAGE OR BUILDERS CLASS

Daniel Gil/Alonzo Ramirez, Hobbs, NM; 2018 Dark Saddle Brown Peterbilt 389 

PAINT – BOBTAIL

1st Place – Kaleb Hammett/Hammett Excavation, Dodd City, TX; 2017 Red & Grey Peterbilt 389

2nd Place – Edward Harwell, Cave Springs, AR; 1988 Black, Red, White & Blue Freightliner FLT086 – “Service & Sacrifice”

3rd Place – Ryan Mahens/May S, Inc., Ellenwood, GA; 2006 White International 9900 ix – “Island Time”

PAINT – COMBO

1st Place – Robbie Basse/Basse Transportation, Hinton, OK; 2016 Baby Blue Kenworth K900/2016 Fontaine Infinity – “Baby Blue”

2nd Place – Eric Turner, Sr, Ellenwood, GA; 2015 Blue Peterbilt 389/2018 Wallymo Car Hauler – “Showtime”

3rd Place – Zachary Tuchman/Jonathan Donadio, Guilford, CT; 1996 Mint Green Kenworth W900/2018 East Hopper – “Double OG”

BEST PAINT – LIMITED MILEAGE OR BUILDERS CLASS – BOBTAIL

Brandon Avant, Hampton, AR; 2010 Red Peterbilt 389 – “The Mistress”

BEST PAINT – LIMITED MILEAGE – COMBO

Jeff Jansen/V-Max Transportation, Zeeland, MI; 1995 Burgundy & White Kenworth W900L/2016 Utility Van – “Backlash”

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