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Theresa DeSantis Wins Second Best of Show Award at 40th Anniversary Shell Rotella® SuperRigs® - June 13, 2022

Theresa DeSantis Wins Second Best of Show Award at

40th Anniversary Shell Rotella® SuperRigs®

 

Theresa DeSantis of Apache Junction, Ariz. captured Best of Show honors with her 1985 Peterbilt 359 with a 2016 East trailer at the 40th Anniversary Shell Rotella® SuperRigs® competition held June 9-11 at Branson Landing in Branson, Mo. She was awarded $10,000 from Shell Rotella. In addition, DeSantis captured the Steve Sturgess Best Theme award for her “The Witches Inn” theme. She previously won Best of Show in 2019.

 

Truett Novosad from College Station, Texas won Best of Show first runner-up and $4,000 from Shell Rotella for his 2007 Peterbilt 379 EXHD, Doc Holliday. Dean DeSantis of Apache Junction, Ariz. was awarded Best of Show second runner-up for his 2018 Peterbilt 389, Career Gambler.

 

40th Anniversary highlights included the truck lights contest and fireworks, contestant dinner and the truck parade through Branson Landing. There was entertainment and events throughout the three-day event.

 

Additional first place winners included:

 

Daniel and Phyllis Snow of Harrison, Ark. won the People’s Choice Award for their 1996 Freightliner Classic XL. The winner was selected virtually with voting taking place online.

 

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. Twelve drivers were also selected to have their truck featured in the 2023 Shell Rotella SuperRigs calendar.

 

All of the winning trucks from Shell Rotella SuperRigs will be posted on Shell Rotella Facebook, Twitter and Instagram throughout the week. For more news and photos from the competition or to join the conversation use the hashtag #SuperRigs and #SuperRigs40.

 

Complete 2022 Shell Rotella SuperRigs Results

 

Best of Show

Theresa DeSantis

Apache Junction, Ariz.

1985 Peterbilt 359

$10,000 from Shell Rotella

Place in the 2020 Rotella SuperRigs Calendar

 

Best of Show 1st Runner Up

Truett Novosad

College Station, Texas

2007 Peterbilt 379 EXHD

$4,000 from Shell Rotella

 

Best of Show 2nd Runner Up

Dean DeSantis

Apache Junction, Ariz.

2018 Peterbilt 389

$2,000 from Shell Rotella

 

1st Place Tractor/Trailer Division

Todd Gribble

Somerset, Pa.

2012 Peterbilt 389

 

2nd Place Tractor/Trailer Division

Truett Novosad

College Station, Texas

2005 Peterbilt 379 EHD

 

3rd Place Tractor/Trailer Division

Ben Overton

Winnipeg, MB, Canada

2020 Kenworth W900B

 

4th Place Tractor/Trailer Division

Jeron Whittmore

Wesley, Ark.

2018 Peterbilt 389

 

5th Place Tractor/Trailer Division

Mike Davidson

Pocahontas, Iowa

2019 Peterbilt 389

 

1st Place Tractor Division

Kaleb Hammett

Dodd City, Texas

2019 Peterbilt 389

 

2nd Place Tractor Division

Kyle Cousins 2021

Carthage, MO

Kenworth W900

 

3rd Place Tractor Division

Kyle Cousins

Carthage, Mo.

2016 Kenworth W900

 

4th Place Tractor Division

Clayton Driskell

Spring, Texas

2018 Kenworth W900L

 

5th Place Tractor Division

Tyler Van Der Zwaag

Hull, Iowa

1995 Peterbilt 379

 

1st Place Classic Division

David Foster

Joplin, Mo.

2005 Kenworth W900L

 

2nd Place Classic Division

JR Schleuger

Britt, Iowa

1985 Kenworth K100C

 

3rd Place Classic Division

Trevor Timblin

West Bend, Wis.

1982 Peterbilt 362

 

4th Place Classic Division

Gary Tharp

Siloam Springs, Ark.

1984 Peterbilt 362

 

5th Place Classic Division

Terry Aslinger

Marquand, Mo.

1996 Peterbilt 379EXHD

 

1st Place Working Truck - Limited Mileage

Robert Hallahan

La Crosse, Wis.

2022 Peterbilt 389

 

2nd Place Working Truck - Limited Mileage

Bubba Branch

Lakeland, Fla.

1996 Kenworth W900

 

3rd Place Working Truck - Limited Mileage

Steve Huff

Collinsville, Okla.

2022 Kenworth W900L

 

4th Place Working Truck - Limited Mileage

Randy Victory

Jonesboro, Ark.

1986 Peterbilt 359

 

5th Place Working Truck - Limited Mileage

Jeremy Thomas

Rocky Comfort, Mo.

2005 Peterbilt 379

 

Show Truck

Brandon Avant

Hampton, Ark.

2010 Peterbilt 389

 

Kary Bryce

Sibley, La.

1959 Peterbilt 351

 

Don Emmons

Chesterfield, Ill.

1999 Peterbilt 379

 

Jeron Whittmore

Wesley, Ark.

1991 Peterbilt 379

 

Troy Bolin

Urbana, Mo.

1979 Peterbilt 359

 

Best Interior

Truett Novosad

College Station, Texas

2007 Peterbilt 379 EXHD

 

Best Lights

Randy Victory

Jonesboro, Ark.

1986 Peterbilt 359

 

Best Theme

Theresa DeSantis

Apache Junction, Ariz.

1985 Peterbilt 359

 

Best Chrome

Bubba Branch

Lakeland, Fla.

1996 Kenworth W900

 

Best Engine

Bubba Branch

Lakeland, Fla.

1996 Kenworth W900

 

People’s Choice

Daniel and Phyliss Snow

Harrison, Ark.

1996 Freightliner Classic XL


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