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April 22, 2019 6:00 AM, EDT

2019 Alabama Truck Driving Championships

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2019 NTDC RESULTS

Classification Driver Company Score Place
3-Axle  David Hawk  FedEx Freight 245   30
4-Axle  Cecil Salter   FedEx Freight 213 31 
5-Axle  Alphonso Lewis  YRC Freight  432
Flatbed   Rodney Cosper UPS Freight 269  22 
Sleeper Berth  Gary Nuckolls  AAA Cooper Transportation 206  27 
Tank Truck  Kenneth Lockhart  FedEx Freight 228  24 
Twins  Mark Knight   AAA Cooper Transportation 489 
Straight Truck William Brandon Fed Ex Freight  304  6
Step Van  Robert Moore    FedEx Freight 242 31 

 

2019 Recap

David Hawk

Hawk

Alabama Grand Champion David Hawk Paces FedEx Freight

David Hawk is taking his driving skills from Pelham to Pittsburgh.

The FedEx Freight driver racked up 365 points in winning the 3-Axle competition and clinching Grand Champion honors in the Alabama Truck Driving Championships May 31-June 1 at the Pelham Civic Complex.

 Hawk cleared his closest challenger by 50 points in securing his trip to the National Truck Driving Championships in August.

Hawk’s victory paced a parade of five winners by FedEx Freight. AAA Cooper Transportation had two winning drivers, and UPS Freight and YRC Freight one each.

2019 RESULTS:

Classification Winner Company
Grand Champion David Hawk FedEx Freight
3-Axle David Hawk FedEx Freight
4-Axle Cecil Salter FedEx Freight
5-Axle Alphonso Lewis YRC Freight
Flatbed Rodney Cosper UPS Freight
Sleeper Berth Gary Nuckholls AAA Cooper Transportation
Tank Truck Kenneth Lockhart FedEx Freight
Twins Mark Knight AAA Cooper Transportation
Straight Truck William Brandon FedEx Freight
Step Van Robert Moore FedEx Freight

2019 PHOTO GALLERY:

Alabama Truck Driving Championships

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2019 Preview

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.

When: May 31, 2019

Where: Pelham Civic Complex, Pelham, Ala.

More info: Alabama Trucking Association

2018 Recap

Knight

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.

2018 RESULTS

Classification Winner Company
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

2018 PHOTO GALLERY

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