DuPont Show and Shine winners crowned

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TORONTO, Ont. — The DuPont Show and Shine held in conjunction with Truck World featured a full contingent of interesting rigs from right across North America.

While monsoon-type conditions made for a soggy opening-day of the show, the weather did eventually clear up, providing judges with the opportunity to make the rounds on Saturday.

In the end, it was Mike Duffy’s 1989 International that took top honors, winning the distinction of Best in Show. He also won best paint-non-mural, best engine, company bobtail and International’s own award, best International in show.

Visitors to the show had the opportunity to vote for their favorite rig, and it was Brent Kurtz’s pristine 1944 Kenworth that received the most votes in this category.

Other winners included: Jim Provost’s 2002 Pete, conventional combo, 2001 or newer; Larry Dyck’s 1997 Pete, conventional combo, 1986-2000; Neil Molenaar, 1985 Pete, conventional combo, 1975-1985; Larry Davis, 2000 Freightliner, conventional bobtail, 2001 or newer; Chris Lewis, 1999 Pete, conventional bobtail, 1985-2000; Phil Langevin, 1985 Pete, conventional bobtail, 1975-1985; Dyck, specialized class; Kurtz, 1944 Kenworth, antique non-working, 1974 and older; Kurtz 1968 Kenworth, antique working 1974 and older; John Composeo, 1978 Freightliner, cabover bobtail, 1975-1985; Bill Baker, 1982 Pete, company combo; Eric Erhart, 2002 Freightliner, best aftermarket sleeper; Phil Langevin, 1985 Pete, best OEM sleeper and best interior, excluding sleepr; Wendy Carter, 1997 Pete, best paint-mural.

The show participants elected Mike Dougette’s 2000 International as the Participant’s Choice Award winner.

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