Two members of the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association are
among the top three finalists in a contest to win a $50,000 Exterior/Interior
Jeff Fields of Tully, NY, and Ed Godfrey of Dallas, TX, have been
selected by a board of judges that reviewed essays from hundreds of
contestants, each explaining why they deserved to have their truck made over. A
third finalist, Robert Jones of Lithia Springs, GA, was also chosen.
Godfrey said he was surprised to find out his essay – actually a
50-word poem in which the first letter of each line spelled out Castrol – made
the final cut.
“I can’t believe it,” he said. “I was just kind of shocked. My
girlfriend was the one that wanted to enter the contest.”
The winner of The Big Honkin’ Truck Makeover contest, which is
sponsored by Castrol Tection Ultra, Sirius Satellite Radio and Midnight
Trucking, will be announced at the Great American Trucking Show in Dallas on
Aug. 27. Attendees will be asked to vote for the final winner at the Castrol
booth during the show.