Meet the Pride & Polish national champions

Updated Aug 19, 2021
Michael Manuel’s 2015 Peterbilt 389 and 2017 MAC curtainside trailerMichael Manuel’s 2015 Peterbilt 389 and 2017 MAC curtainside trailer

Six national championship winners in Overdrive’s Pride & Polish show truck competition were announced at last weekend’s Great American Trucking Show in Dallas.

They included:

  • Michael Manuel’s 2015 Peterbilt 389 Fitzgerald glider kit with matching MAC curtainside trailer won Builders Combo category
  • Jonathan Eilen’s 1990 Peterbilt 379, won the Builders Bobtail category
  • Jordan Jay’s 2016 Peterbilt 389 and 2016 Western flatbed in the Limited-Mileage Combo category
  • Josh Skidmore’s 2016 Peterbilt 389, winner of the Limited-Mileage Bobtail category
  • Joe Regalodo’s 2000 Peterbilt 379 and matching ‘16 CTS dump, won the Working Combo category
  • Sid Calangelo and Kyle Cousins’ 2015 Kenworth W900L in the Working Bobtail category.

The Pride & Polish National Championship crowns the country’s top show trucks each year via a special round of judging at the Great American Trucking Show. The finalists in the competition qualify by winning Best of Show at Pride & Polish contests held throughout the season.

The winners were announced Saturday, Aug. 27.