KITCHENER-WATERLOO, Ont. — The Truckfest 2001 show’n’shine featured a number of fantastic entries this year, according to organizers, but some shone brighter than others.
The winners at this year’s event included: Brent Kurtz, Brian Kurtz Trucking, conventional without bunk and tractor/trailer reefer company; Don Poll, Drumbo Transport, conventional single bunk; Paul Lance, First Line Logistics, conventional double bunk; Kevin Logan, Heritage Truck Lines, conventional modified and tractor/trailer van company; Barry Hunt, Ottaway Motor Express, conventional single bunk; Ed Devereux, International Freight Systems, conventional double bunk; Peter Kaczur, Ken’s Towing, straight truck without bunk; Shawn Rymill, T.E. Smith, straight truck with bunk and straight truck modified; Ed Tavares, Becker Bros. Towing, tow truck (light application); Mike Kaczur, Ken’s Towing, tow truck (heavy application); Fred Busch, Pelton Bros. Transport, tractor/trailer flat bed company; Chris Hall, Keith Hall and Sons, tractor/trailer tank company; Doug Petkau, Jacobs, tractor/trailer reefer O/O; Ken McCarty, Jackson Transport Systems, tractor/trailer van O/O; Richard Lewis, CRH Specialized Transport, tractor/trailer flat bed O/O; Ray Werbicky, BJ Bear Grain Company, tractor/trailer dump; Shawn Bowles, J.S. Crawford and Son, tractor/trailer train; Larry Birley, HS Knill Co., tractor/trailer livestock; and Terry Suminson, CRH Specialized Transport, tractor/trailer soft side.
The special categories winners included Mike Duffy, Mike Duffy Trucking, best paint; Ken Hostler, Hoss Cartage and Distribution Systems, best interior; Joe Birto, Heritage Truck Lines, best display; Duffy, best night light display; Kurtz, best fleet; Duffy, Top Gun 2001 bobtail; Dan MacGillivray, J.S. Crawford and Son, Top Gun 2001 tractor/trailer.