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From the latest truck launches from the likes of Scania, Volvo, Mercedes-Benz and DAF, to heart-warming stories  that show why driving a truck for a living is the best job in the world, Truckanddriver.co.uk has it all. We also bring you the latest changes to the rules and regulations that affect you on (and off) the road – and, of course, all the latest developments from the best truck festival in Britain – Convoy in the Park.

Smith masters the rain at Nurburgring 

Ryan Smith extended his lead in the 2017 BTRA British Truck Racing Championship with three strong performances at the Nurburgring event in Germany (30 June/1-2 July). When the series returns to home soil at Donington Park on 22-23 July, Smith will be defending a 13-point advantage at the top of the Division One standings over his nearest rival, fellow MAN …

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Walker Movements to exhibit at Convoy in the Park

Truck and trailer retailer Walker Movements will be exhibiting at Convoy in the Park at Donington Park on 22-23 July. Walker Movements has been in business for more than 25 years now and if there’s one thing the company knows, it’s trucks. In partnership with its sister company Fleetex, Walker Movements are “thrilled” to be showcasing some of its top …

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Racing timetable announced for Convoy in the Park

Two days of racing have been announced for Convoy in the Park, including nine British Truck Racing Championship (BTRC) races and a full line-up of support races at Donington Park on July 22-23. There will be 27 races in all across the two days, preceded by seven qualifying sessions – one each for the two divisions of the BTRC and …

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Knights of Old and Merlin Academy exhibiting at Convoy in the Park

Freight group Knights of Old Group will be attending Convoy in the Park at Donington Park on 22-23 July with training provider Merlin Academy, it has been confirmed. At Convoy in the Park, Knights of Old Group will showcase the combined fleet including Excalibur from Knights of Old, alongaide vehicles from the Nelsons fleet and from Ireland Express – both …

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White Diamond exhibiting at Convoy in the Park

Truck shine products manufacturer White Diamond will be exhibiting at Convoy in the Park at Donington Park on July 22-23, and will be bringing a range of its products. White Diamond sells a range of products through a network of dealers across Europe and its core product is its Metal Polish, which is a liquid form, easy to use, loaded …

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JJX Logistics celebrating 20 years in business at Convoy in the Park

Logistics services provider JJX Logistics is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year, and as part of that the company will be exhibiting at Convoy in the Park at Donington Park on July 22-23. JJX first began trading in August 1997, when John Donovan started out with just a van and a dream. “There has been blood, sweat and tears along …

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Customising business Bailey Ltd to exhibit at Convoy in the Park

Vehicle customisation and parts firm Bailey Ltd has confirmed that it will be exhibiting at Convoy in the Park at Donington Park on July 22-23. Bailey Ltd specialises in bespoke vehicle customisation and parts, offering a wide range of aluminium and stainless steel products including: catwalks, infills, side skirts, a-frames, rear light bars, mirror guards, tool boxes, chain trays and …

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Young engineers celebrate success in designing honey-powered truck of the future

A team of young engineers are celebrating their success in a Dragon’s Den-style competition to design the truck of the future. Pupils from across Lancashire took part in the competition at Leyland Trucks, with the winning school announced at the Leyland Festival on June 17. The all-female team, The Queen Bees from Broad Oak Primary School in Preston were crowned …

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