Kiegan Nelson and Vinnie Diorio Capture Best of Show at Shell Rotella® SuperRigs®

Kiegan Nelson and Vinnie Diorio Capture Best of Show at Shell Rotella® SuperRigs®

Driver Kiegan Nelson and truck owner Vinnie Diorio of Richfield, Wis. captured Best of Show honors with their 2020 Peterbilt 389 at the 39th Annual Shell Rotella® SuperRigs® competition held July 29-31 at Love’s Travel Stop, in Hampshire, Ill. They were awarded $10,000 from Shell Rotella, Nelson and Diorio also won for Best Interior.

Brian Dreher of Campbellsport, Wis. was awarded Best of Show first runner-up for his 2016 Peterbilt 389. He also captured the Best Engine category. The 2007 Peterbilt 379 of Truett Novosad from College Station, Texas was named Best of Show second runner-up. Novosad also won the Best Chrome and Best Theme categories.

Additional winners included:

  • Barry Kuhn from Mount Aetna, Pa. in the Tractor/Trailer Division for his 2018 Kenworth W900L.
  • Shani Lee of Sibley, La. in the Tractor Division with a 2007 Peterbilt 379 Legacy 995.
  • JR Schleuger from Britt, Iowa won in the Classic Division with his 1985 Kenworth K100E.
  • Daniel and Phyllis Snow of Harrison, Ark. won the People’s Choice Award for their 1996 Freightliner Classic XL.

All winners also received My Miles Matter reward points from Shell Rotella.

The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA) Go Safely Award was presented to Daniel and Phyllis Snow. The award, supported by Shell Rotella, honors the commitment of drivers to keeping themselves and others safe during the pandemic.

The Shell Rotella SuperRigs competition is the premier truck beauty contest for actively working trucks. Owner/Operator truckers from across the United States and Canada compete for cash and prizes valued at approximately $25,000. Eleven drivers were selected to have their trucks featured in the 2022 Shell Rotella SuperRigs calendar. The 12th truck is the 2016 Peterbilt 389 of Brian Dreher who won Best of Show during the virtual contest held in 2020.

Complete 2021 Shell Rotella SuperRigs Results

Best of Show
Kiegan Nelson and Vinnie Diorio
Richfield, Wis.
2020 Peterbilt 389
$10,000 and 50,000 My Miles Matter Reward Points
Place in the 2022 Rotella SuperRigs Calendar

Best of Show 1st Runner Up
Brian Dreher
Campbellsport, Wis.
2016 Peterbilt 389
$4,000 and 40,000 My Miles Matter Reward Points

Best of Show 2nd Runner Up
Truett Novosad
College Station, Texas
2007 Peterbilt 379
$2,000 and 30,000 My Miles Matter Reward Points

1st Place Working Truck – Limited Mileage
Chris Alby
Genoa City, Wis.
2015 Peterbilt 389
$1,500 and 10,000 My Miles Matter Reward Points

2nd Place Working Truck – Limited Mileage
Austin Gottman
Rockford, Ill.
2019 Peterbilt 389
$1,000 and 8,000 My Miles Matter Reward Points

Show Truck
Truett Novosad
College Station, Texas
2007 Peterbilt 379 Extended Hood
$250 and 10,000 My Miles Matter Reward Points

Jacob Linson
Lafayette, Ind.
2020 Peterbilt 389
$250 and 10,000 My Miles Matter Reward Points

Robert Hallahan
Lacrosse, Wis.
2021 Peterbilt 389
$250 and 10,000 My Miles Matter Reward Points

Truett Novosad
College Station, Texas
2005 Peterbilt Extended Hood
$250 and 10,000 My Miles Matter Reward Points

Dan Brubaker
Sigourney, Iowa
2020 Peterbilt 389
$250 and 10,000 My Miles Matter Reward Points

Best Engine
Brian Dreher
Campbellsport, Wis.
2016 Peterbilt 389
15,000 My Miles Matter Reward Points

Best Lights
Danny Kimball
Burlington, Wis.
2007 Kenworth W900
15,000 My Miles matter Reward Points

Best Chrome
Truett Novosad
College Station, Texas
2007 Peterbilt 379
15,000 My Miles matter Reward Points

Best Theme
Truett Novosad
College Station, Texas
2007 Peterbilt 379
15,000 My Miles matter Reward Points

Best Interior
Kiegan Nelson and Vinnie Diorio
Richfield, Wis.
2020 Peterbilt 389
15,000 My Miles Matter Reward Points

1st Place Tractor/Trailer Division
Barry Kuhn
Mount Aetna, Pa.
2018 Kenworth W900L
$1,500 and 10,000 My Miles Matter Reward Points

2nd Place Tractor/Trailer Division
Ben Overton
Winnipeg, Manitoba, CA.
2021 Peterbilt 389
$1,000 and 8,000 My Miles Matter Reward Points

3rd Place Tractor/Trailer Division
Danny Kimball
Burlington, Wis.
2007 Kenworth W900
$750 and 7,000 My Miles Matter Reward Points

4th Place Tractor/Trailer Division
Jimmy Ganski
Rosholt, Wis.
2014 Peterbilt 389
$500 and 6,000 My Miles Matter Reward Points

5th Place Tractor/Trailer Division
Collin Rodgers
St Ansgar, Wis.
2015 Peterbilt 389
$250 and 5,000 My Miles Matter Reward Points

1st Place Tractor Division
Shani Lee
Sibley, La.
2007 Peterbilt 379 Legacy 995
$1,500 and 10,000 My Miles Matter Reward Points

2nd Place Tractor Division
Mike Wilkinson
Guelph, Ontario, CA.
2020 Kenworth T680
$1,000 and 8,000 My Miles Matter Reward Points

3rd Place Tractor Division
Kevin Benson
Maywood, Mo.
2019 Peterbilt 389
$750 and 7,000 My Miles Matter Reward Points

4th Place Tractor Division
Clayton Driscoll
Spring, Texas
2018 Kenworth W900L
$500 and 6,000 My Miles Matter Reward Points

5th Place Tractor Division
Tony Huttlestein
Queen City, Mo.
2020 Kenworth W900L
$250 and 5,000 My Miles Matter Reward Points

1st Place Classic Division
JR Schledger
Britt, Iowa
1985 Kenworth K100E
$1,500 and 10,000 My Miles Matter Reward Points

2nd Place Classic Division
Trevor Timblin
West Bend, Wis.
1999 Peterbilt 362
$1,000 and 8,000 My Miles Matter Reward Points

3rd Place Classic Division
David Foster
Joplin, Mo.
2005 Kenworth W900L Studio
$750 and 7,000 My Miles Matter Reward Points

4th Place Classic Division
David McKinney
Lexington, Ala.
1993 Peterbilt 379
$500 and 6,000 My Miles Matter Reward Points

5th Place Classic Division
Mike Coyne
Fond du Lac, Wis.
1996 International 4900
$250 and 5,000 My Miles Matter Reward Points

2022 Shell Rotella SuperRigs Calendar Winners
Brian Dreher
Truett Novosad
Kevin Benson
Derek Joubert
Jimmy Ganske
Dil McKinney
Danny Kimball
Trevor Timblin
Tony Huttenstine II
Jason Lemberg
Ben Overton

Image used with permission of Shell Rotella

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