Truett and Crystal Novosad's 2007 Peterbilt 379 is SuperRigs top truck

Updated Jun 13, 2023
Truett and Crystal Novosad's 2007 Peterbilt 379 EXHD
Truett and Crystal Novosad's 2007 Peterbilt 379 EXHD
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Truett and Crystal Novosad of College Station, Texas captured Best of Show honors with their 2007 Peterbilt 379 EXHD at the 41st Anniversary Shell Rotella SuperRigs competition held June 8-10 in Gillette, Wyoming. They were awarded $10,000 from Shell Rotella. In addition, the truck won the Steve Sturgess Best Theme award for its “Doc Holiday” theme. 

Truett and Crystal Novosad with big checkTruett and Crystal Novosad won best of show at last weekend's Shell Rotella's SuperRigs showShell RotellaMark Aragon from Lasalle, Colorado won Best of Show first runner-up and $4,000 for his 2003 Peterbilt 379 EXHD called Slammed Distraction. Ben Overton of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada was awarded Best of Show second runner-up for his 2020 Kenworth W9B. 

Additional first place winners included:

  • Cody Davis from Cokeville, Wyoming in the Tractor/Trailer Division and Best Lights for his 2022 Kenworth W900L
  • Patrick Lahr from Denison, Iowa in the Tractor Division with a 2022 Peterbilt 389
  • Clyde Green from Cheyenne, Wyo. won the Classic Division with his 1982 Kenworth W900 A

Cody Davis also won the People’s Choice Award. The winner was selected virtually with voting taking place online. This year, $1 for every People’s Choice vote tallied Shell Rotella donated to the St. Christopher Truckers Relief Fund.

The Shell Rotella SuperRigs competition is the premier truck beauty contest for actively working trucks. Owner/operator truckers from across the United States and Canada compete for cash and prizes valued at approximately $25,000. All winners also received a case of Shell Rotella T5 10W-30 Synthetic Blend engine oil and MyMilesMatter award points. Twelve drivers were also selected to have their truck featured in the 2024 Shell Rotella SuperRigs calendar.

Complete 2023 Shell Rotella SuperRigs Results include:

 Best of Show

Truett & Crystal Novosad, College Station, Texas, 2007 Peterbilt 379; $10,000 from Shell Rotella and a place in the 2024 Rotella SuperRigs Calendar

 Best of Show 1st Runner Up

Mark Aragon, Lasalle, Colorado, 2003 Peterbilt 379 EXHD; $4,000 from Shell Rotella

 Best of Show 2nd Runner Up

Ben Overton, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, 2020 Kenworth W9B; $2,000 from Shell Rotella

 Non-Working/Show Truck

Truett & Crystal Novosad, College Station, Texas, 1984 Peterbilt 359; $250 from Shell Rotella 

 1st Place Classic Division

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Clyde Green, Cheyenne, Wyoming, 1982 Kenworth W900 A; $1,500 from Shell Rotella

 2nd Place Classic Division

JR Schleuger, Britt, Iowa, 1984 Kenworth W900 B; $1,000 from Shell Rotella

3rd Place Classic Division

Daniel & Phyllis Snow, Harrison, Arkansas, 1996 Freightliner Classic XL; $750 from Shell Rotella

1st Place Working Truck - Limited Mileage

Dennis Harris, Peshtigo, Wisconsin, 2022 Kenworth W900; $1,500 from Shell Rotella

2nd Place Working Truck - Limited Mileage 

Barry Kasdorf, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, 2023 Peterbilt 389X; $1,000 from Shell Rotella 

 3rd Place Working Truck - Limited Mileage

John Fabris, Belle Fourche, South Dakota, 2018 Kenworth T880, $750 from Shell Rotella

1st Place Tractor Division

Patrick Lahr, Denison, Iowa, 2022 Peterbilt 389; $1,500 from Shell Rotella

 2nd Place Tractor Division

Truett Novosad, College Station, Texas, 2007 Peterbilt 379; $1,000 from Shell Rotella

3rd Place Tractor Division

Richard Rukstalis, Morton, Illinois,  2018 Kenworth T680; $750 from Shell Rotella 

 1st Place Tractor/Trailer Division

Cody Davis, Cokeville, Wyoming, 2022 Kenworth W900L; $1,500 from Shell Rotella

 2nd Place Tractor/Trailer Division

Jake Bast, Shoshone, Idaho, 2001 Peterbilt 379; $1,000 from Shell Rotella 

3rd Place Tractor/Trailer Division

Nichole Cheek, Rozet, Wyoming, 2008 Peterbilt 389; $750 from Shell Rotella

 Best Engine

Ben Overton, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada; 2022 Kenworth W9B

Best Chrome

Cody Davis Cokeville, Wyoming, 2022 Kenworth W900L

 Steve Sturgess Best Theme Award

Truett and Crystal Novosad, College Station, Texas, 2007 Peterbilt 379

 Best Interior

Richard Rukstalis, Morton, Illinois, 2018 Kenworth T680

 Best Lights

Cody Davis, Cokeville, Wyoming, 2022 Kenworth W900L

People’s Choice

Cody Davis, Cokeville, Wyoming, 2022 Kenworth W900L; $250 from Shell Rotella