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Dryden Truck Show show n’ shine winners announced

DRYDEN, Ont. -- The first-ever Dryden Truck Show took place on June 24-26, with organizers calling the northern Ontario event a "great success with plenty of sunshine and smiles."


DRYDEN, Ont. — The first-ever Dryden Truck Show took place on June 24-26, with organizers calling the northern Ontario event a “great success with plenty of sunshine and smiles.”

The event was hosted by Legion Ladies Auxiliary Branch #63 and held at the Agricultural Fairgrounds in Dryden, about five hours northwest of Thunder Bay.

The show boasted more than 16 categories for its show n’ shine competition, where more than $10,000 in prizes was up for grabs.

The show and shine winners are as follows:

Best Pre-1990 Truck Working
James Piche, 1986 Peterbilt, Delmor Trucking

Best Chip Hauler
1st place – 2012 Western Star, Dale Fenwick
2nd place – 2012 Kenworth, Wayne Peters Trucking

Best Artistic Paint
2009 Godbout Towing

Best Heavy Hauler
1st place – 2012 Western Star, Dale Fenwick
2nd place – Godbout Towing

Furthest Travelled
Dave Tinkler (2012 Peterbilt) of New Hamburg, Ont.

Best Conventional without  sleeper working
1st place – Dale Fenwick
2nd place – Manitoulin Transport

Best Conventional with sleeper working
1st place – Dave Tinkler
2nd place – Godbout Towing

Best Logging Truck
Dale Fenwick

Best Dump Truck
Elk’s Contracting

Best Tow Truck Heavy
1st place – Godbout Towing
2nd place – Elk’s Contracting

Best Tow Truck light
John Middland

Best Tanker
Morgan Fuel

Best Truck of the Show
2012 Peterbilt, Dave Tinkler (Erb Transport) of Thunder Bay

Show of Lights Award
1st place – Delmor Trucking
2nd place – Godbout Towing
3rd place – Thunder Bay Peterbilt

Organizers say planning for a 2012 edition of the show is already in progress.


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