Top drivers honored at 2019 PA Truck Driving Championships

June 11, 2019 8:39 AM | Brandon Moree (Administrator)


YORK, Pa. – The 2019 Pennsylvania Truck Championships were held in at the Wyndham Garden Hotel in York over the weekend and saw 128 of the state’s best drivers in action.

The drivers competed in a three-part competition that included a written test, a pre-trip exam and a driving course. The nine different classifications were straight truck, 3-axle, 4-axle, 5-axle, sleeper, tanker, flatbed, twins and step van.

Bryan Krol from Martin Brower was named grand champion of the competition after taking the top spot in the 5-axle division. His teammate Matthew Fletcher had the highest score on the written exam and also took first place in the 4-axle division. As a result, Martin Brower won the small team top prize.

FedEx Freight was named the top large team (five or more drivers) at the event.

The top three places in each class are listed below.

Step Van:

  • 1.       Robert Burnett, FedEx Ground
  • 2.       Bart Mascuilli, FedEx Express
  • 3.       Chad Keefer, FedEx Ground

Straight Truck:

  • 1.       Bob Dolan, XPO Logistics
  • 2.       Michael Thorne, Pitt Ohio
  • 3.     Edgar Lopesz, FedEx Freight

3-Axle:

  • 1.       Andy Glock, A. Duie Pyle
  • 2.       Daniel Miller, FedEx Freight
  • 3.       Chris Sutton, UPS Freight

4-Axle:

  • 1.       Matthew Fletcher, Martin Brower
  • 2.       John Burns, R H Crawford
  • 3.       Steve Kishbaugh, A. Duie Pyle

5-Axle

  • 1.       Bryan Krol, Martin Brower
  • 2.       Matt Brimmeier, Walmart
  • 3.       Dean Herb, Giant Food Stores

Tanker:

  • 1.       Brian Smeltzer, R H Crawford
  • 2.       Allen Boyd, Walmart
  • 3.       Mark Sitarchyk, Old Dominion Freight Line

Sleeper:

  • 1.       Terry Wood, Walmart
  • 2.       Randy Gray, FedEx Ground
  • 3.       William Bennett III, UPS Freight

Flatbed:

  • 1.       Daryl Miller, Lift, Inc.
  • 2.       Zachary Eckenroth, FedEx Freight
  • 3.       Troy Wolf, A & S Services Group

Twins:

  • 1.       Eric Waybright, Walmart
  • 2.       Jerry Barndt, FedEx Freight
  • 3.       Stacy Lane, UPS Freight

Small Team: Martin Brower
Large Team: FedEx Freight

Highest Written Test Score: Matthew Fletcher, Martin Brower
Highest Pre-Trip Score: Daniel Miller, FedEx Freight
Top Rookie: Jeff Johnson, FedEx Ground

Team Cooking Competition: Pitt Ohio

Each of the division winners punched their tickets to the National Truck Driving Championships which will be held in Pittsburgh this year. The NTDCs run August 14-17 at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center.

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2019 Truck Driving Championships


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