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Results of the annual Shell Rotella SuperRigs competition


JOPLIN, Mo. — Jake Lindamood of Irving, Texas was named Best of Show with his 1988 Peterbilt 379 at the 34th annual Shell Rotella SuperRigs competition held June 9-11 at the Joplin Convention & Trade Center in Joplin, Mo. Shell 1

Lindamood was awarded $10,000 from Shell Rotella and $5,000 from MAC trailer.

“We won Best of Show and got picked for the SuperRigs calendar which was super exciting,” said Jake Lindamood. “Winning Best of Show was huge and we are just beyond thrilled about it.”

Best of Show first runner-up was Jay Blackbourn of Fennimore, Wisc. He took home $4,000 from Shell Rotella and $3,000 from MAC Trailer for his 2015 Peterbilt 389. Charles Self of Neosho, Mo. was awarded Best of Show second runner-up. He got $2,000 from Shell Rotella and $2,000 from MAC Trailer for his 2004 Peterbilt 379X.

The Shell Rotella SuperRigs competition is a premier truck beauty contest for actively working trucks. Owner-operators from across the US and Canada compete for cash and prizes valued at approximately $25,000.  Twelve drivers were also selected to have their truck featured in the 2017 SuperRigs calendar.

shell 2First place winners also included Paul Piretti of Springfield, Mo. in the Tractor/Trailer Division for his 2015 Peterbilt 389 Pride Class and 2015 Etnyre trailer; Joel Dawes of Waterford, Wisc. in the Tractor Division with a 2014 T660 Kenworth; Billy Baker of St. Catharines, Ont. won in the Classic Division with his 2000 Kenworth W900L. The Hardest Working Trucker award went to Chad Berry of Medford, Wisc. who drives a 2012 Peterbilt 386.

A record number of 89 trucks were judged during the weekend. The Limited Mileage and Non-Working/Show Truck categories were expanded to recognize three trucks in each division. As well, Sam’s Club donated free one-year memberships to the Best of Show winners, the first and second place Tractor/Trailer, Tractor and Classic winners, the People’s Choice winner and Hardest Working Trucker.

Complete 2016 Shell ROTELLA SuperRigs Results:

Best of Show
$10,000 from Shell Rotella and $5,000 from MAC Trailer
Place in the 2017 Rotella SuperRigs Calendar
Jake Lindamood
Irving, Texas
1988 Peterbilt 379

Best of Show 1st Runner Up
$4000 from Shell Rotella and $3,000 from MAC Trailer
Jay Blackbourn
Fennimore, Wisc.
2015 Peterbilt 389

Best of Show 2nd Runner Up
$2000 from Shell and $2,000 from MAC Trailer
Charles Self
Neosho, Mo.
2004 Peterbilt 379X

Working Truck – Limited Mileage
$250
Luke Leister
Pierpont, Ohio
2015 Peterbilt 389; 2017 MAC End Dump

$250
Henry Lopez
San Antonio, Texas
2015 Peterbilt 389; 2015 Armorlite

$250
Suzanne Rodriquez
Salinas, Calif.
1999 Peterbilt 379 Ext. Hood

Most Hardworking Trucker
$500
Chad Berry
Medford, Wisc.
2012 Peterbilt 386; 2017 MAC with Curtain

People’s Choice
$250
Jay Hawthorne
Grand Mound, Iowa
2015 Peterbilt 389 Pride Class; 2015 Wabash DVHDHPC

Show Truck
$250
Billy Rethwisch
Tomah, Wisc.
2016 Peterbilt 389; 2015 Mueller

$250
Brian Davis
Owensville, Ind.
2015 Peterbilt 386; 2016 Wilson DH501

$250
Dustin Dickerson
Thorntown, Ind.
1991 Mac RD

Best Engine
Josh Reed
Pioneer, Ohio
2015 W900L Kenworth; 2015 MAC Flatbed

Best Lights
Luke Leister
Pierpont, Ohio
2015 Peterbilt 389; 2017 MAC End Dump

Best Chrome
Austin Roach
Jacksonville, Ill.
Kenworth W900A 79

Best Theme
Suzanne Rodriquez
Salinas, Calif.
1999 Peterbilt 379 Ext. Hood

Best Interior
Eric Holthaus
Seneca, Kan.
1985 Peterbilt 359

1st Place Tractor/Trailer Division
$1,500
Paul Piretti
Springfield, Mo.
2015 Peterbilt 389 Pride Class; 2015 Etnyre

2nd Place Tractor/Trailer Division
$1,000
Andre Bellemare
Berthierville, Quebec
1995 Freelander Co8

3rd Place Tractor/Trailer Division
$750
Darren Hutchison
Atkinson, Ill.
2007 T800 Kenworth; 2016 Wilson Livestock Trailer

4th Place Tractor/Trailer Division
$500
Jarrod Russell
Jerseyville, Ill.
2015 Peterbilt 389; 2015 Wilson Cattle Trailer

5th Place Tractor/Trailer Division
$250
Chad Berry
Medford, Wisc.
2012 Peterbilt 386; 2017 MAC with Curtain

1st Place Tractor Division
$1,500
Joel Dawes
Waterford, Wisc.
2014 T660 Kenworth

2nd Place Tractor Division
$1,000
Sid Calangelo
Carthage, Mo.
2015 Kenworth W900L

3rd Place Tractor Division
$750
David Foster
Joplin, Mo.
2005 Kenworth W900L Studio

4th Place Tractor Division
$500
Kiegan Nelson
Onalaska, Wisc.
2013 Peterbilt 389

5th Place Tractor Division
$250
Sean M. McEndree Sr.
Salado, Texas
2006 Peterbilt 379 Flat Top

1st Place Classic Division
$1,500
Billy Baker
St. Catharine’s, Ontario
2000 Kenworth W900L

2nd Place Classic Division
$1,000
Austin Roach
Jacksonville, Ill.
Kenworth W900A 79

3rd Place Classic Division
$750
Eric Holthaus
Seneca, Kan.
1985 Peterbilt 359

4th Place Classic Division
$500
Jim Loggains
Carthage, Mo.
1994 Kenworth W900L

5th Place Classic Division
$250
Joel Dawes
Waterford, Wis.
1988 Peterbilt 379

 


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2 Comments » for Results of the annual Shell Rotella SuperRigs competition
  1. Micki Davis says:

    I am trying to order a 2017 shell rotella superrigs calendar.

  2. Bruce says:

    Where do we purchase calenders of winning trucks?
    Haven’t Ben able to get one for the last couple years
    2017 would be nice to have

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