Truck & Driver news

Tyretracks exhibiting at Convoy in the Park and offering free prize draw

Well-known Alcoa wheel distributor Tyretracks is exhibiting at Convoy in the Park at Donington Park this weekend, and also has a free prize draw to win a fantastic prize. The free prize draw is to win two Alcoa Dura-Bright Evo Wheels. The winner will be selected at 3pm on Sunday. For more information, and to enter the prize draw, go to Tyretracks’ …

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Leyland Trucks donate £2500 to name guide dog puppy

Staff at Leyland Trucks in Lancashire have a new team member – a Guide Dog puppy – and have named it after one of their most iconic trucks. The 1,000 strong workforce at Leyland Trucks regularly raise cash for local and regional good causes. Its Helping Hand foundation support a range of charities, raising more than £50000 in 2016. However, …

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Imperial Commercials bringing range of Daf trucks to Convoy in the Park

Imperial Commercials, the UK’s largest Daf dealer with 39 locations, is exhibiting at Convoy in the Park and, supported by the local Imperial Derby team, will be bringing a number of exciting trucks. As part of Imperial’s display will be: • ABH of Mansfield 8-wheel with walking floor body • SD Punchard is bringing a pink FAR • Wastecycle is bringing an LF …

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Sigma bringing anti-roll and anti-skid demonstrations to Convoy in the Park

The Sigma Group is coming to Convoy in the Park and will be running anti-roll and anti-skid demonstrations in the Action Arena across the weekend. Essex-based Sigma Group comprises three complementary businesses that cover different aspects of the transport industry: Sigma Studies Ltd, which carries out all transport training; TAC Ltd, which is a transport consultancy and compliance specialist and …

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Eight racing championships to compete on the track at Convoy in the Park

There will be racing from eight different championships at Convoy in the Park at Donington Park on 22-23 July – all promising close racing throughout the race. The British Truck Racing Championship (BTRC) forms the centerpiece of the on-track action, with 9 races across the two divisions over the course of the weekend. In-between the truck racing action there will …

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Backdraft Wheelie Fire truck is coming to Convoy in the Park

Fans of action and stunts will be thrilled to hear that the Backdraft Wheelie Fire Truck is coming to Convoy in the Park at Donington Park on July 22-23. The Backdraft Wheelie Fire Truck has gained a reputation across Europe for the range of stunts it performs. The front of the 20-tonne fire engine can jump 15ft into the air, …

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Hartshorne on the road to Convoy in the Park

Midlands-based Volvo dealership Hartshorne Group will be at Convoy in the Park promoting its recently opened Nottingham branch. On its stand will be a fully restored 1976 Volvo F88 6×2 tag-axle tractor unit (pictured) and an FMX 8×4 tipper grab, both in the colours of customer Colson Transport. A Volvo FH16 750 6×4 tractor unit coupled to a 4-axle Faymonville …

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Sainsbury’s top driver bags himself a Next Generation R-series Scania

Sainsbury’s driver Chris Harris has secured the daily use of a brand new Next Generation Scania R450 after winning this year’s Sainsbury’s Driver of the Year competition. Harris, who is based at the company’s Waltham Point Regional Distribution Centre, had to fend off the challenges of nearly 600 colleagues and succeed at local, regional and national level. “It was a …

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