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Arizona Truck Driving Championship (TDC)

  2019 TDC

Date:    Saturday, April 13, 2019

Location:  Tempe Diablo Stadium, Tempe AZ

More information to follow as it becomes available.

 

The 45th Arizona State Truck Driving Championship was held on April 14, 2018 at Tempe Diablo Stadium.

Ms. Ina Daly, XPO Logistics, Inc., was awarded “Grand Champion” of the annual safe driving competition.

Additional high honors included:

  • Best Skills/Driving Course Score, Ina Daly, XPO Logistics, Inc.
  • Best Pre-Trip Inspection: David Coffel – FedEx Express
  • David Messmer Rookie of the Year Award: Daniel Lipich, Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc.

Eight other TDC class winners will join Ms. Daly to represent Arizona at the National Truck Driving Championship in Columbus, Ohio on August 15 – 18, 2018. Team Arizona will compete against 430 other professional drivers vying for selection as the nation’s top professional truck drivers.

Straight Truck

1st       Charles Woodland, FedEx Freight, Inc.
2nd     David Zdnek, FedEx Freight, Inc.
3rd      Tibor Paulfler, ABF Freight System

3-Axle

1st       Chris Finn, XPO Logistics, Inc.
2nd     Radulfo Salgado, ABF Freight System
3rd      Albert Ochoa, FedEx Freight, Inc.

4-Axle

1st       Andres Orozco, FedEx Freight, Inc.
2nd     Zing Sheperd, FedEx Freight, Inc.
3rd      David Coffel, FedEx Express

5-Axle Tractor Trailer

1st       Jose Orozco, XPO Logistics, Inc.
2nd     Eric Ramsdell, Walmart Transportation, LLC
3rd      Mario Moran, Walmart Transportation, LLC

Flatbed

1st       Sam Smith, Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc.
2nd     Bryce Hansford, ABF Freight System
3rd      Steve Smalley, ABF Freight Systems

Tankers

1st       Ina Daly, XPO Logistics, Inc.
2nd     Martin Orozco, FedEx Freight, Inc.
3rd      James Calen, Andeavor

5-Axle Sleeper

1st       Wesley Bauer, Walmart Transportation, LLC (Rookie)
2nd     Tramel Caldwell, Shamrock Foods Co.
3rd      Gregory Ryan, Walmart Transportation

Twins

1st       Mohammed Khan, FedEx Freight, Inc.
2nd     Marvin Lewis, FedEx Freight, Inc.
3rd      Martin Klun, XPO Logistics, Inc.

Step Van

1st       Michael Ortiz, FedEx Ground
2nd     Daniel Cibrian, FedEx Ground
3rd      Kevin Eckstrom, FedEx Ground

 

Below are the final scores of the 2018 TDC.

Final results of 2018 Arizona TDC competition

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