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And the winners are…

FERGUS, Ont. — The 20th annual Fergus Truck Show, “the largest truck show in North America,” drew large crowds to the 10-acre field in Fergus, Ont. July 22-24. Among the various attractions at the event were truck pulls, vendors, live entertainment, dancing and a show and shine competition, which attracted about 630 entrants.

The 2005 Show & Shine winners are as follows:

PUBLIC CHOICE, sponsored by FERGUS TRUCK SHOW

1st Eva Curtin (2005 Western Star) MacKinnon Transport Inc.; 2nd Stan Hamulecki (1981 Kenworth) Sunrise Equipmen

BEST TRADE SHOW DISPLAY

1st Elizabeth Truck Centre; 2nd CCDD Truck & Bus Skid School

1. BEST OWNER-OPERATOR’S WORKING TRACTOR, sponsored by LRW TRUCK PARTS, ELORA

1st Richard Ruiz (2001 Kenworth) Exotic Carrier ETC; 2nd Frank Bergen (1996 Kenworth) L.E. Walker Transport Ltd.

2. BEST FLAT TOP WORKING TRACTOR, sponsored by PREMIER PETERBILT

1st Steve Woods (2003 Kenworth) L.A. Dalton Systems Inc.; 2nd Stephane Gauthier (1999 Freightliner) JR Menard

3. BEST WORKING CONVENTIONAL TRACTOR WITHOUT SLEEPER, sponsored by SUNOCO FLEET FUELS

1st Steve Joyce (2001 Freightliner) Sleeman Brewing; 2nd Art Harder (2004 Peterbilt) Tri Corp

4. BEST WORKING CABOVER TRACTOR, sponsored by GROENVELD CPL SYSTEMS

1st George Mercer (2000 Kenworth) TNT; 2nd Trevor Patrick (1997 Freightliner) Laidlaw Carriers, Tank Division

5. BEST 2005 OR NEWER COMPANY WORKING TRACTOR, sponsored by SUNOCO FLEET FUELS

1st Peter and Chad Espensen (2005 Peterbilt) Transport ‘n’ Service; 2nd Jason Taylor and David Carroll (2005 Peterbilt) Transport ‘n’ Service

6. BEST PRE 2005 COMPANY WORKING TRACTOR, sponsored by GLASVAN GREAT DANE

1st Chris Hall (1999 Freightliner) Sleeman Brewing; 2nd Merlin Weber (2004 Peterbilt) Maxwell Transport

7. BEST 2005 OR NEWER OWNER-OPERATOR WORKING TRACTOR, sponsored by KENWORTH CANADA

1st Gerry Elford (2005 International) L.E. Walker Transport Ltd.; 2nd Kevin Love (2005 Peterbilt) Stretch Transport Inc.

8. BEST 2003 TO 2004 WORKING TRACTOR, sponsored by WAYCON INTERNATIONAL

1st Nathan and Ken Tompkins (2003 Peterbilt) Transport ‘n’ Service; 2nd Steve Murphy (2003 Kenworth) Tri Corp

9. BEST 2001 TO 2002 WORKING TRACTOR, sponsored by YANKE GROUP OF COMPANIES

1st Steve Joyce (2001 Freightliner) Sleeman Brewing; 2nd Richard Ruiz (2001 Kenworth) Exotic Carrier ETC

10. BEST 1997 TO 2000 WORKING TRACTOR, sponsored by TRACTION HEAVY DUTY PARTS

1st Stephane Gauthier (1999 Freightliner) J.R. Menard; 2nd Trevor Patrick (1997 Freightliner) Laidlaw Carriers, Tank Division

11. BEST 1986 TO 1996 WORKING TRACTOR, sponsored by KENWORTH CANADA

1st Frank Bergen (1996 Kenworth) L.E. Walker Transport Ltd.; 2nd Jay Anderson (1996 Peterbilt) JTS Inc.

For the complete list of winners visit www.trucknews.com.

Fergus Show by the numbers

20 – Number of years the Fergus Truck Show has been in existence

23 – Number of community groups who volunteered their time & energy

183 – Number of truck pullers who kicked up the dust

241 – Number of Trade Show sites on display

630 – Number of entrants who participated in the Show & Shine

54, 203 – Number of people in attendance at the Fergus Truck Show


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