April 22, 2019 6:00 AM, EDT

2019 Minnesota Truck Driving Championships

When: June 8-9, 2019

Where: Coon Rapids, Minn.

More info: Minnesota Trucking Association


2018 Recap


Tim McNamee of YRC Freight headed to nationals for the second year in a row. After finishing first in the 5-axle division last year, McNamee was able to climb his way to the top this year as Grand Champion.

The two-time NTDC qualifier headed into the national event ready for steep competitors, including four other YRC colleagues from Minnesota. NTDC was held Aug. 15-18 in Columbus, Ohio.


Classification Winner Company
Grand Champion Tim McNamee YRC Freight
Sleeper Berth Mark Fitterer YRC Freight
3-Axle Paul Butkowski FedEx Freight
5-Axle Tim McNamee YRC Freight
Tank Truck Larry Steffensen FedEx Freight
4-Axle Bruce Quaal YRC Freight
Straight Truck Reginald Copeland FedEx Freight
Step Van Alex Lofgren FedEx Ground
Flatbed Jerry Kraetsch YRC Freight
Twins Bill Krouse YRC Freight


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