Minnesota truck drivers competed in the annual Minnesota Truck Driving Championship June 9-10 in Burnsville at the YRC Worldwide facility. YRC Freight driver Tim McNamee won the grand champion title after also winning first place in the 5-Axle class.
Transport America driver Glenn Williams was named Rookie of the Year.
The annual competition was organized by the Minnesota Trucking Association.
The winners were:
Grand Champion: Tim McNamee, YRC Freight
Rookie of the Year: Glenn Williams, Transport America
3-Axle: Paul Butkowski, FedEx Freight
4-Axle: Bruce Quaal, YRC Freight
5-Axle: Tim McNamee, YRC Freight
Flatbed: Jerry Kraetsch, YRC Freight
Sleeper Berth: Mark Fitterer, YRC Freight
Step Van: Alex Lofgren, FedEx Ground
Straight Truck: Reginald Copeland, FedEx Freight
Tanker: Galen Sonnek, Independent Diversified Transportation
Twins: Bill Krouse, YRC Freight