April 22, 2019 6:00 AM, EDT

2019 Missouri Truck Driving Championships

Missouri NTDC

2019 Recap

Chris Morrison of Hogan Transports won the Sleeper Berth competition to clinch the Grand Champion title at the Missouri Truck Driving Championships

This is the third year in a row that a Hogan driver has won the title. “They killed it,” said Kaitlynn Orr of the Missouri Motor Carriers Association.

Another Hogan driver, Bruce Brewen, who was Grand Champion in 2018 and 2017, won the 4-Axle. Brewen also was top finisher in the written exam.

Chris Morrison


READ MORE: Chris Morrison Continues Hogan Transports’ Winning Streak in Missouri


Classification Winner Company
Grand Champion Chris Morrison Hogan Transports
3-Axle John Reyes XPO Logistics
4-Axle Bruce Brewen Hogan Transports
5-Axle David Pruitt Leggett & Platt
Flatbed Scott Fischer Prime Inc.
Sleeper Berth Chris Morrison Hogan Transports
Tank Truck Sid Naramore Buchheit Logistics
Twins Michael Chatterton FedEx Freight
Straight Truck Paul Tyler XPO Logistics
Step Van Stacey Kraus FedEx Freight

2019 Photo Gallery

Scott Fischer

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2019 Preview


When: May 31 - June 1, 2019

Where: Branson, Mo.

Field: About 205 truck drivers are expected to compete in nine categories.

Preview: 2018 Grand Champion Bruce Brewen of Hogan Transports will be back to defend his overall crown as well as his first-place finish in the 4-Axle class.

Fifty-nine first-time competitors are expected this year, and overall, 28 companies are represented. In addition, a record attendance of 650-plus is expected at the banquet on Saturday night. 

More info: Missouri Trucking Association

2018 Recap


Three years, three titles. Bruce Brewen of Valles Mines, Mo., was crowned Grand Champion in front of more than 600 attendees of the Missouri Truck Driving Championships banquet. Brewen drives for Missouri-based company Hogan Transports and competed in the 4-Axle division. He will be joined by eight other class winners as the Missouri Championships Team travels to Columbus, Ohio, to compete against other state teams at the National Truck Driving Championships. He placed No. 13 in the 4-Axle at NTDC.

Robert Roth of FedEx Freight was the state's top finisher at nationals, placing No. 4 in 3-Axle.


Classification Winner Company
Grand Champion Bruce Brewen Hogan Transportation Inc.
Sleeper Berth Roy Romo Prime Inc.
3-Axle Robert Roth FedEx Freight
5-Axle Glen Horack Prime Inc.
Tank Truck Thomas Miller Prime Inc.
4-Axle Bruce Brewen Hogan Transportation Inc.
Straight Truck James Houghton FedEx Express
Step Van Grant Garwood FedEx Ground
Flatbed Scott Fischer Prime Inc.
Twins Michael Chatterton FedEx Freight


A scene from the 2018 Missouri Truck Driving Championships, held June 1-2 in Branson.

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