CAMPBELLVILLE, Ont. -- The 65th edition of the Ontario Truck Driving Championships were held at Mohawk Raceway in Campbellville on July 9. The winners of the five classes will now go to Calgary in August to compete in the National Professional...
CAMPBELLVILLE, Ont. — The 65th edition of the Ontario Truck Driving Championships were held at Mohawk Raceway in Campbellville on July 9. The winners of the five classes will now go to Calgary in August to compete in the National Professional Truck Driving Championships.
The results of the competition are as follows:
Straight Truck: 1st – Stewart Jutzi – Erb Transport 2nd – Joe Kuntz – Home Hardware Stores 3rd – Mike Hamilton – City of Brampton
Single Single: 1st – Clary Ward – Con-way Freight 2nd – Rick Dobie – Con-way Freight 3rd – Patrick Clark – Con-way Freight
Single Tandem: 1st – Bryon Winfield – Home Hardware Stores 2nd – Richard Lacroix – SLH Transport 3rd – William Wolfe – Maple Leaf Foods
Tandem Tandem: 1st – Preetpal Nijjar – Canada Cartage System 2nd – Dan Congdon – Reimer Express Lines 3rd – Don Mason – Loblaw Company Ltd.
Trains: 1st – Bryan Heyworth – SLH Transport 2nd – Wayne Ballagh – Home Hardware Stores 3rd – Peter Mosher – Maple Leaf Foods
Grand Champion – Stewart Jutzi – Erb Transport Rookie of the Year – Chris Tinkler – SLH Transport Highest Points – Preetpal Nijjar – Canada Cartage Systems Pre-Trip Award – Tom Griffiths, Maple Leaf Foods, and Ernest Streicher, Home Hardware (both with perfect pre-trip inspections) MTO Safety Award – Ernest Streicher – Home Hardware (Highest combined score of the written test and pre-trip inspection – both perfect)
This year’s event featured two exhibition classes with four new obstacles. The A-Train and Tanker classes did a short course after the five other classes were completed. The obstacles included: the Roundabout, Funky Monkey, Right Front Steer Tire, and the ICC Bumper Stop.
The winners of the exhibition classes are as follows:
A-Train 1st – Jeff Maclean – Molson Coors 2nd – Patrick Clark – Con-way Freight 3rd – Jason Wingle – Con-way Freight
Tanker 1st – Marc Lefebvre – Canada Cartage Systems 2nd – Jeff Maclean – Molson Coors 3rd – Roger Mailloux – Con-way Freight
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