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April 22, 2019 6:00 AM, EDT

2019 South Dakota Truck Driving Championships

NTDC 2019 RESULTS:

Classification Driver Company Score Place
3-Axle Mike Whitehead FedEx Freight 310 9
4-Axle Troy Swenson FedEx Freight 202 33
5-Axle Wade Wagemann YRC Freight 209 23
Flatbed Jeremy Senger FedEx Freight 180 39
Sleeper Berth Dan Cameron K&J Trucking 215 25
Tank Truck Greg Keller A&A Express 143 33
Twins Marty Ellis A&A Express 259 13
Straight Truck Nan Harguth Cliff Viessman, Inc. 185 40

 

2019 Recap

Troy Swenson Will Make Triumphant Return to Pittsburgh as South Dakota Grand Champion

FedEx Freight driver Troy Swenson won the Sleeper class championship at the 2009 National Truck Driving Championships in Pittsburgh.

South Dakota TDC Grand Champion Troy Swenson of FedEx Freight

Swenson

He hasn’t been back to the Steel City since — but that’s about to change.

Swenson, competing out of the 4-Axle division, captured his third Grand Champion crown at the South Dakota Trucking Championships on May 18 at the Southeast Technical Institute in Sioux Falls. He will make his ninth appearance at NTDC, which Pittsburgh is hosting in August.

2019 RESULTS:

Classification Winner Company
Grand Champion Troy Swenson FedEx Freight
3-Axle Mike Whitehead FedEx Freight
4-Axle Troy Swenson FedEx Freight
5-Axle Wade Wagemann YRC Freight
Flatbed Jeremy Senger FedEx Freight
Sleeper Berth Dan Cameron K&J Trucking
Tank Truck Greg Keller A&A Express
Twins Marty Ellis A&A Express
Straight Truck Nan Harguth Cliff Viessman, Inc.

2019 PHOTO GALLERY:

2019 South Dakota Truck Driving Championships Grand Champion Troy Swenson

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2019 Preview

When: May 18, 2019

Where: Sioux Falls, S.D.

Field: About 25 drivers are expected to compete.

Preview: Wade Wagemann of YRC Freight will be gunning for his ninth appearance at the National Truck Driving Championships as he competes for the 13th time at the South Dakota Truck Driving Championships, which are being held May 18 at the Southeast Technical Institute in Sioux Falls.

Wagemann was last year’s Grand Champion, coming out of the Twins division to capture the top prize. This year, he’s going to compete in the 5-Axle category.

Read more: Seasoned Competitor Wade Wagemann Returns to Defend South Dakota Title

More info: South Dakota Trucking Association

 

2018 Recap

Wagemann

Wade Wagemann of YRC Freight took home the title of Grand Champion at the South Dakota Truck Driving Championships. Wagemann competed in the Twins division and has made an appearance at NTDCs seven times.

This is Wagemann's 12th year competing for a title at the South Dakota Truck Driving Championships.

South Dakota Road Team captain Mike Whitehead also hoped to make a good showing at NTDC, where he will compete in the 3-axle division representing Cliff Viessman Inc.

MORE FROM SOUTH DAKOTA: Former Grand Champions Battle Longtime Competitors at NTDC

2018 RESULTS:

Classification Winner Company
Grand Champion Wade Wagemann YRC Freight
Sleeper Berth Jerry Seaman Cliff Viessman Inc.
3-Axle Mike Whitehead FedEx Freight
5-Axle Lowell Wricks Cliff Viessman Inc.
Tank Truck Troy Swenson FedEx Freight
4-Axle Jeff Eschen K&J Trucking
Straight Truck Dan Norgaard Old Dominion Freight Line
Flatbed Marty Kraft FedEx Freight
Twins Wade Wagemann YRC Freight

2018 PHOTO GALLERY:

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