When: May 31, 2019
Where: Pelham Civic Complex, Pelham, Ala.
More info: Alabama Trucking Association
Will big wheels keep on turning for Alabama’s defending Grand Champion? That is what an estimated field of 120 competitors will find out when the Alabama Truck Driving Championships are held May 31 in Pelham.
Mark Knight of AAA Cooper Transportation will be back to defend his Grand Champion title and will compete in the Twins class. He won the 5-Axle division last year on the way to taking top honors and earning a trip to the National Truck Driving Championships in Columbus, Ohio.
Reigning Alabama Truck Driving Championship winner Mark Knight of AAA Cooper Transportation, competing in the 5-axle division, captured the Grand Champion crown for the second consecutive year.
The Alabama team has enjoyed several good showings in past years and will look for another solid competition at the 2019 National Truck Driving Championships in Pittsburgh on Aug. 14-17.
Alphonso Lewis of YRC Freight will advance to nationals in the 3-axle division. Lewis was crowned NTDC Grand Champion in 2007.
|Grand Champion||Mark Knight||AAA Cooper Transportation|
|Sleeper Berth||Russell Cottingham||FedEx Freight|
|3-Axle||Alphonso Lewis||YRC Freight|
|5-Axle||Mark Knight||AAA Cooper Transportation|
|Tank Truck||Kenneth Lockhart||FedEx Freight|
|4-Axle||Cecil Salter||FedEx Freight|
|Straight Truck||David Hawk||FedEx Freight|
|Step Van||Robert Moore||FedEx Freight|
|Flatbed||Thomas “Ross” Garner||FedEx Freight|
|Twins||Dan Thompson||FedEx Freight|
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