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Arizona Truck Driving Championship (TDC)
Date: Saturday, April 22, 2017
Location: Tempe Diablo Stadium, Tempe AZ
2017 Truck Driving Championship Results:
Steven Smalley (ABF Freight System) was awarded the 2017 “Grand Champion”
Additional high honors include:
- Best Skills/Driving Course Score – Steven Smalley (ABF Freight System)
- Best Pre-Trip Inspection – Andres Orozco (FedEx Freight, Inc.)
- David Messmer Rookie of the Year – Louie Barrera (Shamrock Foods Company)
First, second and third place winners in each class are listed below.
STEP VAN/PACKAGE CAR
1st Sean Saxon – FedEx Ground
2nd Michael (Mike) Ortiz – FedEx Ground
3rd Gabriel Sosa-Rodriguez – FedEx Ground
1st Robert Gordon – XPO Logistics
2nd Charles (Charlie) Woodland – FedEx Freight, Inc.
3rd William (Willie) Vasquez – Shamrock Foods Company
1st Martin Orozco – FedEx Freight, Inc.
2nd Radulfo (Rudy) Salgado – ABF Freight System
3rd Albert Ochoa – FedEx Freight, Inc.
1st David Coffel – FedEx Express
2nd Andres Orozco – FedEx Freight, Inc.
3rd Kurt Pedersen – XPO Logistics
5 AXLE TRACTOR TRAILER
1st Jose Orozco – XPO Logistics
2nd Louis (Louie) Barrera – Shamrock Foods Company
3rd Valente (Tito) Diaz – Shamrock Foods Company
1st Steven (Steve) Smalley – ABF Freight System
2nd Sam Smith – Old Dominion Freight Lines
3rd David (Dave) Budz – FedEx Freight, Inc.
1st Ina Daly – XPO Logistics
2nd Robert Dominquez – Western Refining Wholesale, Inc.
3rd Randy Pehrson – Walmart Transportation, LLC
5 AXLE SLEEPER
1st Tramel Caldwell – Shamrock Foods Company
2nd Arthur (Ray) Dority III – Knight Transportation, Inc.
3rd Dale Moyle – Walmart Transportation, LLC
TRACTOR TRAILER – TWINS
1st Tobias (Toby) Fierros – ABF Freight System
2nd Luis Alvarez, Jr. – ABF Freight System
3rd Mark Klun – XPO Logistics
A complete results listing can also be found here.
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