Custom Rigs

Antique Mack finds Fountain of Youth

Danny Lea bought and rebuilt a 1963 Mack B-75 to teach his grandchildren about “what trucking used to be.” The truck, which was on display for the first time at the Great American Trucking Show, earned a third-place finish in the Antique Bobtail category in Pride & Polish.

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Blair Weatherby’s 1998 Kenworth C500

This 1998 Kenworth C500 is used in Canada's Northwest Territories on and off the ice roads, hauling heavy equipment, skid shacks, mobile homes, houses, buildings and more.

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Bandit truck racing series returns to Missouri this weekend

This weekend’s race will be held Saturday night at Lebanon I-44 Speedway. Gates will open at 6 p.m., and racing will begin at 7:30 p.m. Tickets for the race are $20 for adults, $14 for seniors and $10 for children. Family tickets are available for $50.

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Danny Acuna’s 2007 Peterbilt 379 Legacy Class Edition

Acuna, out of Princeton, Texas, drives for Mabank, Texas-based Muirhead Trucking hauling produce and poultry to the Northwest and back to Texas.

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Knockout shots of the country’s top show rigs, full list of winners from GATS Pride & Polish

See a full list of winners from the GATS Pride & Polish show, held last week, along with beauty shots of the show's top winners...

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Photos: Pride & Polish day 3 at GATS

Check out Pride & Polish show trucks from the final day of the Great American Trucking Show in Dallas.

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Lindamood, Manuel continue winning ways with Best of Show victories at GATS Pride & Polish

Best of Show winners were announced in five categories – working bobtail, working combo, limited-mileage bobtail, limited-mileage combo and builders class – along with the People's Choice winner in a ceremony held at GATS on Aug. 26.

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Photos: Day 2 of Pride & Polish trucks at the Great American Trucking Show

Trucks shine bright for Pride & Polish competition at GATS.

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This ‘shaggin’ wagon’ is built for heavy-haul

Two women looking into the sleeper window of the Dawes' Contract Carriage's Kenworth were tickled by the fancy interior: Red shag carpeting, a small disco ball and button-tufted upholstery throughout. "It's a shaggin' wagon!" said one of the admirers, viewing the truck on the opening day of the Great American Trucking Show in Dallas.

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Photos: Operators showcase custom working, show trucks at GATS Pride & Polish

Pride & Polish trucks began rolling into the Great American Trucking Show Wednesday. See photos of some of the competitors here. Check back throughout the week for more Pride & Polish and GATS coverage.

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