The National Association of Show Trucks held the second contest in its Truck-Lite Trophy Series at Bordentown Petro in Bordentown, NJ, May 17-19.
The winners in each category took home trophies and cash. And the winners were:
Best Display: Chris Pliaconis, 2000 KW 2900L/2000 Kentucky Van.
Interior Cab Only: first place - Dan Thompson (OOIDA member), 1999 379 Pete; second - Michael O'Rourke, 1999 Peterbilt 379 Tri-Axle Dump; third (tie) -Sam Watson (OOIDA member), 1974 KW W900A and John O'Rourke Jr., 1990 Pete 379
OEM Sleeper: first place - Chuck Prigge, 1996 Pete 379; second - Dennis P. Sykes, 2002 KW W900; third - Dennis Bergholz (OOIDA member), 1997 Freightliner Classic.
Combo Paint Graphics: first place - Mark Geib, 1998 I.H. 9300/2002 EBY Walking floor; second - Kevin Bradford (OOIDA member), 1994 KW 2900/2000 Kentucky.
Combo Pain Mural: first place - Jody Laroue, 2000 Freightliner Classic/2000 Manac; second - W.L. Putnam (OOIDA member), 1980 KW W900A/1980 Dorsey Van; third - Geib.
Bobtail Paint Mural: first place (tie) - Marcel St. Germain, 2001 KW WL900 and Don Marvin, 1997 Freightliner Century; second - Bergholz.
Bobtail Paint Graphics: first place - Watson; second - Prigge; third - John O'Rourke Sr., 1998 IH 9300.
Bobtail Paint Custom: first place - Richard Acosta, 2000 KW W900L; second -Thompson.
Combo Lights SAE: first place - Laroue; second - Bradford.
Combo Lights Plus: first place - Dave Westcoast, 2000 Western Star Constellation.
Bobtail Lights SAE: first place - St. Germain; second - Prigge; third -Michael O'Rourke.
Bobtail Lights Plus: first place - Watson; second (tie) - Bergholz and John O'Rourke Sr.
Engine: first place - Watson; second - Prigge; third - Rick Rollman, 2002 Pete 379.
NAST www.nastshowtrucks.org has six more shows this season:
May 31 & June 1-2 Charlie's Country Corner, Grayling, MI www.fickandsons.com.
June 28-30 Kool Trucks in Coldwater, Coldwater, MI www.yourfuturestartshere.com.
Aug. 1-3 Lee Hi Truck Plaza, Lexington, VA www.leehi.com.
Aug. 23-25 Great Salt Lake Truck Show, Salt Lake City, UT www.saltlaketruckshow.com.
Sept. 13-15 Richard Crane Memorial Truck Show, St. Ignace, MI www.auto-shows.com/otwtruck.htm.
Sept. 27-29 Billy Bob's Texas Truck Roundup, Fort Worth, TX www.billybobstexas.com.