April 22, 2019 6:00 AM, EDT

2019 New York Truck Driving Championships

Truck Driving Championship logo

When: June 7-8, 2019

Where: Syracuse, N.Y.

More info: Trucking Association of New York


2018 Recap


David Watson of FedEx Freight earned his second trip to nationals after proving victorious in the Flatbed division and winning Grand Champion honors at the New York Truck Driving Championships. He finished 21st at nationals. Watson previously competed in Tank Truck and Twins, participated at NTDC in Orlando, Fla., and was named Rookie of the Year in 2015. 

Randy Merle of FedEx Freight was New York's top finisher at nationals with a ninth-place finish in 4-axle.


Classification Winner Company
Grand Champion David Watson FedEx Freight
Sleeper Berth Jonathan Rejman Venice Enterprise
3-Axle David May XPO Logistics
5-Axle Martin McMahon RIST Transport
Tank Truck Raymond Waage FedEx Freight
4-Axle Randy Merle FedEx Freight
Straight Truck James Kohr FedEx Express
Step Van Adam Miller FedEx Ground
Flatbed David Watson FedEx Freight
Twins Mark McLean FedEx Freight


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