Aaron Perryman

Aaron Perryman

Content Manager

@hooamp

Aaron is from the Central Virginia rural county of Madison, which is known for having more cows than people. He went to UVa, where he worked in the sports department at The Cavalier Daily all four years of his collegiate career.


Business, Safety

Rhode Island's David Lumpkin Earns First Grand Champion Honor, but He’s Thinking About His Son

FedEx Express' David Lumpkin, 2019 Rhode Island Truck Driving Championships Grand Champion David Lumpkin lets loose several days after being named Grand Champion at the Rhode Island Truck Driving Championships, which were held June 1 in Pawtucket. Lumpkin took first place in the Straight Truck class. (FedEx)

The father-son duo of David Lumpkin and Stephen Lumpkin are returning to the National Truck Driving Championships, but David — the Rhode Island Grand Champion — is grateful that this time they'll be competing in different classes.

Aaron Perryman | Content Manager
June 24, 2019
Business, Safety

Scott Delaney Snags Hat Trick of First-Place Finishes in Iowa, Is Named Grand Champion in the Process

Iowa Truck Driving Grand Champion Scott Delaney of Casey's General Stores Casey's General Stores' driver Scott Delaney picked up his third consecutive division crown, this time in the 3-Axle, and his first Grand Champion honor at the Iowa Truck Driving Championships. (Jon Lemons Photography)

Not only did Scott Delaney win his third straight division title at the Iowa Truck Driving Championships June 13-14 in Altoona, he also claimed his first Grand Champion trophy in six tries.

Aaron Perryman | Content Manager
June 18, 2019
Business, Safety

Past 3-Axle National Champ Heladio Fernandez Earns First Oregon Grand Champion Honor

FedEx Freight driver Heladio Fernandez with Oregon Trucking Associations President Jana Jarvis Oregon Truck Driving Grand Champion Heladio Fernandez of FedEx Freight, winner of the Tank Truck class, stands with Oregon Trucking Associations President Jana Jarvis. (Oregon Trucking Associations)

FedEx Freight driver Heladio “Lalo” Fernandez has a national title to his name — 2010 3-Axle champion — and four Oregon state titles but had never been named the state’s Grand Champion. That changed June 8.

Aaron Perryman | Content Manager
June 13, 2019
Business, Safety

Bill Krouse Snags Second Minnesota Truck Driving Grand Champion Crown

YRC Freight truck driver Bill Krouse, 2019 Minnesota Truck Driving Grand Champion Bill Krouse of YRC Freight will be making his ninth appearance at the National Truck Driving Championships. (Minnesota Trucking Association)

YRC Freight’s Bill Krouse can add another trophy to his collection in what has become a long and distinguished career.

Aaron Perryman | Content Manager
June 12, 2019
Business, Safety

Everyone Gets in on the Fun at Competitive Iowa Truck Driving Championships

Jerry Beckman, 2018 Iowa Trucking Grand Champion Jerry Beckman (center) of Walmart Transportation displays his award for winning the 3-Axle division at the 2018 Iowa Truck Driving Championships. With him are IMTA Chairman Kevin Gass (left) and TDC Chairman Kenny Bauman. (Jon Lemons Photography)

Walmart Transportation’s Jim Stinemates is a five-time Iowa Truck Driving Grand Champion. After having surgery earlier this year, he’s sitting out the 2019 competition, which is being held June 13-14 at the Prairie Meadows Casino, Racetrack & Hotel in Altoona.

Aaron Perryman | Content Manager
June 12, 2019
Business, Safety

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

South Dakota Truck Driving Championships Grand Champion Troy Swenson with event Chairman Don Knowler and Co-Chair Steve Hoffman South Dakota Truck Driving Championships Grand Champion Troy Swenson (center) poses with his plaque with event Chairman Don Knowler (left) and co-Chairman Steve Hoffman. (South Dakota Trucking Association)

FedEx Freight driver Troy Swenson won the Sleeper class championship at the 2009 National Truck Driving Championships in Pittsburgh. He hasn’t been back to the Steel City since — but that’s about to change.

Aaron Perryman | Content Manager
June 7, 2019
Business, Safety

Pennsylvania Native Jason Herko Set for Return to Home State as Kentucky Grand Champion

Jason Herko, Grand Champion of the Kentucky Truck Driving Championships out of the 3-Axle division UPS' Jason Herko captured the Grand Champion title for the first time in six years of competing in the Kentucky Truck Driving Championships. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

Jason Herko was born in Pennsylvania and as a child lived in Jamaica. Now, he is heading back to his birth state as Grand Champion of the Kentucky Truck Driving Championships.

Aaron Perryman | Content Manager
May 24, 2019