Convoy in the Park show truck winners announced

The winners of the 25 show truck categories at Convoy in the Park have been announced, with BH Cecil taking the ‘best in show’ award.

Convoy in the Park, which took place at Donington Park in Leicestershire last weekend (21-22 July), had more than 1000 trucks attend, from working trucks to heavily customised show trucks, classics to brand new.

In addition to the 25 categories, there was a special ‘spirit of the show’ award – for the truck and driver judged to epitomise the ethos of the event – which went to Paul Smart and his Scania XT/G450 8×4. Over the course of the year, he is taking the truck to as many truck shows and public events as possible, to raise money for Cancer Research UK. The project, called Reversing for Cancer, aims to raise £250,000 and sponsors can pay to advertise their support, while individuals can have their names, or those of loved ones or friends who have been lost to the disease on the side of the truck.

The winners, runners-up and highly commended were:

Best Owner Operator Truck (Sole Trader)

PlaceRegWinner
H/C NA15 YMTMA Fradgley
H/CY425 OJL Dominic Easey Transport
3rd B9 SWOSworders
2nd CV61 LLSC V Gill
1stV888 TTS Treacle’s Transport Services

Best Company Owned Truck

PlaceRegWinner
H/CTN66 DAFGraham Poole Transport
H/CAT17 ROWRowells Transport
H/CT1 GFSGriffin Freight Services Ltd
3rdS40 DKB DK Barnsley & Sons Ltd
2ndN111 HFFP J Lee & Sons
1st L600 CEC B H Cecil

Best Super Truck

PlaceRegWinners
3rd T16 WMBWMB
2ndL600 CECB H Cecil
1stTN66 DAFGraham Poole Transport

Best New Truck

PlaceRegWinners
H/CAT18 ROWRowells Transport
H/CVB17 MAPMA Ponsonby Ltd
H/CN111 HFFPJ Lee & Son
3rdPO18 MUWSteve Pope & Son
2ndCS18 MJS MJS
1stCV61 LLS C V Gill

Best Senior Truck

Place RegWinners
H/CT16 WMB WMB
H/CDC06 JWCJW Cantrell Haulage Contractors
H/C412 MWPMartin Price Transport
H/CBU14 EZKIn Transit Transport Services Ltd
3rdB9 SWO Sworders
2ndV80 JJTJ Joyce
1stL600 CECB H Cecil

Best Scania Working Truck

PlaceRegWinners
H/CT16 WMBWMB
H/CS730 DEWBlackpoole Recycling
H/CVB65 MAPMA Ponsonby Ltd
3rd PO18 MOVFagan & Whalley
2ndV888 TTSTreacle’s Transport Services Ltd
1stAT18 ROW Rowells Transport

Best Volvo Working truck

PlaceRegWinners
H/CY50 HDRHD Ricketts
H/CB9 SWOSworders
H/CY40 MPLMotward Ltd
3rd S40 DKBD K Barnsley & Sons Ltd
2ndM11 BTJBT Jones & Sons
1stN111 HFF P J Lee & Sons

Best DAF Working Truck

PlaceRegWinners
H/CB14 BPSBarry Proctor
H/CD6 HDRHD Ricketts
H/CDG08 BEY Doug Gobey Transport
3rd TN66 DAFGraham Poole Transport
2ndCV61 LLS C V Gill
1stL600 CECB H Cecil

Best MAN Working Truck

PlaceRegWinners
3rdGIG 2005 Lowfield Haulage
2ndAL14 KELGraham Poole Transport
1stV8 TGX Lowfield Haulage

Best Iveco Working Truck

Place Reg Winners
3rdV2 SDT Stuart Deeley Transport
2ndBN14 WUXB L Trigg Haulage Ltd
1stR23 SRTRogers UK Transport

Best Renault Working Truck

PlaceRegWinners
3rdB19 TSTTony Starmer Transport
2ndFG18 HZHFreelance UK Ltd
1stLJ16 EGV Tony Stramer Transport

Best Mercedes Working Truck

PlaceRegWinners
3rdBV16 GJEIn Transit Transport Services
2ndYJ16 ZPMGreen Grp Logistics Ltd
1stT1 GFS Griffin Freight Services

Best of the Rest Working Truck

PlaceRegWinners
H/CFP64 NKXMatlock Transport
H/CFD66 VJKMatlock Transport
H/CYE16 CNX Green Group Logistics Ltd
3rdDG08 BEY Doug Gobey Transport
2ndT1 GFSGriffin Freight Services Ltd
1stM11 BTJ BT Jones & Sons Ltd

Best Recovery Truck

PlaceRegWinners
3rdR400 RSR RS Recovery
2ndHW13 BGX Lantern Recovery Specialists
1stRA17 TWORoy’s Autos

Best Specialised Vehicle

Place RegWinners
3rdY800 MAP MA Ponsonby Ltd
2nd MX56 NBZJ Joyce
1stGK16 KTCSwain

Best Rigid Truck

PlaceRegWinners
H/CMX56 NBZ J Joyce
H/CBU18 YHHHinks Haulage
H/CDG08 BEYDoug Gobey Transport
3rdMF12 NVTCalcutt & Son
2ndNK66 LMLDowse of Richmond
1stM11 BTJB T Jones

Best Light Commercial Vehicle up to 7.5 Ton

PlaceRegWinners
H/C
RS66 TECRS Recovery
H/C
Y1 REYReyland Car Sales
H/C
RS67 TECRS Recovery
H/C
GN17 VBONation Assist Ltd
3rd
HO53 SUKCentral Hydraulics
2nd
CX64 YZCGrangefield Commercials
1st
T666 CWTCWT Car & Commercial

Best American Truck

PlaceRegWinners
3rd648 FOXFox Owmby
2ndK4 DOD KM Commercials
1stKT54 WZM Graham Poole

Best Vintage Truck

PlaceRegWinners
H/CRNK 148M L J Brumpton & Son
3rdGAX 399CFred Sherwood
2nd648 FOX Fox Owmby
1stHMF 766N M A Ponsonby Ltd

Best Classic Restored Truck

PlaceRegWinners
H/CE983 VYB K C Transport
3rdE14 TWOSomerscales
2ndG355 GBO L Lloyd Jones & Son
1stLBS 141RCharles Russell

Best Custom Truck

Place RegWinners
H/CY40 MPLMotward
H/CB14 BPSBarry Proctor
H/CBU14 EZK In Transport Services
3rdT1 GFSGriffin Freight
2ndSL62 XAOEW Gardner
1stTN66 DAFGraham Poole Transport

Best Semi Custom Truck

PlaceRegWinners
H/CN80 JJTJ Joyce
H/CS40 DKB DK Barnsley
H/CGU16 ARDIn Transport Services
3rdM11 BTJBT Jones
2ndD6 HRDHD Ricketts
1stN111 HFFPJ Lee & Sons

Best Cab Interior

PlaceRegWinners
3rdAL14 KELGraham Poole Transport
2ndGN16 FFYKC Transport
1stSL62 XAOE W Gardner

Best Small Fleet up to four Trucks

PlaceWinners
3rd Grangefield Commercial
2nd DK Barnsley
1st Rowells Transport

Best Fleet of five or more Trucks

PlaceWinners
3rd Barry Proctor
2nd HD Ricketts
1st MA Ponsonby

 

About Dan Parton

Dan Parton is editor of Truck & Driver.

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