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April 22, 2019 6:00 AM, EDT

2019 Arizona Truck Driving Championships

2019 Recap

Arizona’s Ina Daly Keeps the Wins Rolling With Grand Champion Showing

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XPO Logistics driver Ina Daly punched her ticket to her 14th National Truck Driving Championships by claiming Grand Champion honors at the Arizona Truck Driving Championships on April 13 in Tempe.

Daly’s performance included scoring the highest in the skills/driving course. She competed in the 5-Axle division. A veteran of truck driving competitions since the 1980s, Daly won the Arizona Grand Champion and Tank Truck titles last year. She won the Tank Truck division at NTDC in 2013.

2019 RESULTS:

Classification Winner Company
Grand Champion Ina Daly XPO Logistics
3-Axle Albert Ochoa FedEx Freight
4-Axle Ramon Diaz Jr. FedEx Freight
5-Axle Ina Daly XPO Logistics
Flatbed Eric Ramdsell Walmart Transportation
Sleeper Berth Gregory Ryan Walmart Transportation
Tank Truck George Wells III Shamrock Foods Co.
Twins Kelly Brown FedEx Freight
Straight Truck Charles Woodland FedEx Freight
Step Van Ruben Montoya Jr. FedEx Ground

2019 PHOTO GALLERY:

Arizona Truck Driving Championships photo gallery

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2019 Preview

When: April 13, 2019

Where: Tempe, Ariz.

Field: More than 175 truck drivers are expected to compete in nine categories.

Preview: 2018 Grand Champion Ina Daly of XPO Logistics will be back to defend her overall crown as well as her first-place finish in tank truck.

More info: Arizona Trucking Association

 

2018 Recap

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Ina Daly Crowned Grand Champion in Arizona State Truck Driving Championships

Competing in the tanker class, XPO Logistics Inc. trucking legend Ina Daly earned grand champion honors at Arizona’s truck driving championships and again secured a spot in the National Truck Driving Championships in August.

Daly defeated a deep field of competitors in her class on her way to record the event’s top score. Her best-in-show honors April 14 in Tempe solidified her 13th trip to nationals. The humble competitor committed to mastering her craft told Transport Topics she felt she had practiced and studied well for the state meet. 

MORE FROM ARIZONA: Former Grand Champions Battle Longtime Competitors at NTDC

2018 RESULTS:

Classification Winner Company
Grand Champion Ina Daly XPO Logistics
Sleeper Berth Wesley Bauer Walmart Transportation
3-Axle Christopher Finn XPO Logistics
5-Axle Jose Orozco XPO Logistics
Tank Truck Ina Daly XPO Logistics
4-Axle Zing Shepherd FedEx Freight
Straight Truck Charles Woodland FedEx Freight
Step Van Michael Ortiz FedEx Ground
Flatbed Sam Smith Old Dominion Freight Line
Twins Mohammed Khan FedEx Freight

2018 PHOTO GALLERY:

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