Mike Morgan wins inaugural Meritor ChampTruck race

Mike Morgan (center) won the opening race of the Meritor Champtruck series last weekend. He’s flanked by Rick Proffitt (left) who was second and Mike Ryan (right) who was third.

Mike Morgan, driving the Powershift Performance #88 Mack, won the Meritor ChampTruck racing series season-opening event this past weekend at the New Jersey Morotsports Park in Millville.

Morgan is a Mack diesel mechanic in Nashville, Tenn.

In second was Ricky Proffitt, from Weaverville, N.C. driving Jupiter Motorsports Team Rude’s #14 Peterbilt.

In third was Mike Ryan in the Optima Batteries Freightliner Columbia.

Organizers say more than 1,000 spectators were at the first event of the season.

Next race: May 22-24 at Thunderhill Raceway park in Willows, Calif.

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Trophy Presentation

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