Show truck winners from Truckfest Peterborough announced

The winners of the 14 show truck categories at Truckfest Peterborough have been announced, with one operator scooping three awards.

More than 2000 trucks attended Truckfest Peterborough over 6-7 May, as the thousands of people who went enjoyed record-breaking May Day bank holiday temperatures.

Renault Trucks brought the Red Hot Chilli Pipers to entertain the audience on their stand and in the main arena. Daf also celebrated its 90th Anniversary this year.

Last year Truckfest resurrected the Lifetime Achievement Award. In 2017 it was presented to Knowles Transport and this year awarded to the Malcolm Group. The award is presented annually and voted on by a panel of industry professionals.

Andrew Malcolm was on hand with his family, dedicated members of his team and a superb array of commercial vehicles, some of which he had brought along from the Malcolm Group Heritage Centre.

As ever, there was strong competition in all the show truck categories at Truckfest, with many owners and drivers having bought new trucks or upgraded existing ones over the winter months.

The winners of the show truck categories were:

Best Kept Single Operator Working Truck
1st: John Templeton – JT15 OMG
2nd: Treacle’s Transport – Y888 TTS
3rd: Ben Crosby – V88 BCT

Best Kept Company Owned Working Truck
1st: J Godfrey & Son – Y100 JGS
2nd: F G Bond & Son – E9 FGB
3rd: Richardson’s Transport – FH16 JGR

Best Kept Rigid/Tipper Vehicle
1st: F G Bond – E9 FGB
2nd: F G Bond – W9 FGB
3rd: Collins Earth Works – CX05 CFM

Best Kept Light Commercial Truck
1st: Stoddarts Fuels – TS10 DDT

Best Kept Vintage & Heritage Vehicle
1st: Ian Craig Haulage Ltd – DAF 10V
2nd: Alex Anderson – VSX 268R
3rd: Ian Craig Haulage Ltd – GNS 379N

Best Kept Custom & Paintwork Truck
1st: John Templeton – JT15 OMG
2nd: Richardson Transport – FH16 JGR
3rd: J Godfrey & Son – Y100 JGS

Best Kept Fleet
1st: F G Bond & Son
2nd: Rowells Transport
3rd: Malcolm Group

Best Kept International Super Truck
1st: John Coupland – Castle Contract Hire Ltd – NUT 773R
2nd: Pollock Scotrans – N444 PSL
3rd: K M Commercials – K4 DOD

Best Kept Non Working Show Truck
1st: Malcolm Group – T19 WHM

Best Kept New Truck
1st: Derek Heeps – A30 DHL
2nd: Pollock Scotrans – PO10 OCK
3rd: NYR Group – B19 XXF

Best Kept Senior Working Truck
1st: Malcolm Group – L19 WHM
2nd: K L & S Winter – DW04 KLW
3rd: Lowfield Haulage – GIG 2005

Best Paintwork on a Working Truck
1st: John Templeton – JT15 OMG
2nd: Richardson Transport – FH16 JGR
3rd: Heide-Logistik – VER HL 450

Best Kept Newcomer
1st: Coleman International – FH66 UOG
Best Kept Overall Working Truck
1st: J Godfrey & Son – Y100 JGS

About Dan Parton

Dan Parton is editor of Truck & Driver.

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