Over 80 drivers competed in the Maryland Truck Driving Championships June 3 at the Maryland State Fairgrounds, but only one took home the grand champion trophy. Michael Miltenberger, a driver for Pitt Ohio Express, won the title for his second time.
Miltenberger and the seven other first place winners in each class, excluding mixer and dump, advance to the American Trucking Associations‘ National Truck Driving Championships in Orlando, Florida, Aug. 9-12.
The winners, by category, were:
Grand Champion: Michael Miltenberger, Pitt Ohio Express
Team Champion: Giant of Maryland
Rookie of the Year: Kenneth Knopp, FedEx Freight
3-Axle: Lou Petrovia, XPO Logistics
4-Axle: Curtis Dennard, UPS Freight
5-Axle: Michael Miltenberger, Pitt Ohio Express
Flatbed: Richard Malozi, Rukert Terminals
Sleeper: Robert Warfield, Domino’s Pizza
Straight Truck: Jason Toothman, FedEx Freight
Tanker: Eugene Lloyd, Carroll Independent Fuel
Twins: Ryan Grybowski, UPS Chesapeake District
Mixer: Steve Maclawski, Chaney Enterprises
Dump: Steve Hagerman, Ross Contracting