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36th Annual Shell ROTELLA® SuperRigs® Rolls into White’s Travel Center June 14-16, 2018 - June 8, 2018

36th Annual Shell ROTELLA® SuperRigs® Rolls into

White’s Travel Center June 14-16, 2018

Competition to Be Held at Largest Truck Stop on the East Coast

 

 

Houston – The 36th annual Shell ROTELLA® SuperRigs® truck contest will roll into White’s Travel Center in Raphine, Va. June 14-16, 2018 with this year’s theme of “Tribute to Toughness.” Entry to the three-day event is free and designed to be fun for truckers and their families, as well as spectators from surrounding communities. White’s is situated just off Interstates 81 and 64 in the beautiful Shenandoah Valley.

 

“Shell ROTELLA® SuperRigs® contestants and attendees will have the opportunity to experience some of the most spectacular looking working trucks on the road,” said Megan Pino, Global Brand Manager, Shell ROTELLA®. “The trucks are a testament to the drivers that put in the hard work to make them a source of pride for the trucking industry.”

 

The Shell ROTELLA® SuperRigs® competition is the premier truck beauty contest for actively working trucks. Hard working owner/operator truckers from across the United States and Canada compete annually for more than $25,000 in cash and prizes. Twelve drivers will be selected to have their trucks featured in the 2019 Shell Rotella® SuperRigs® calendar.

 

Shell ROTELLA® SuperRigs® Highlights

 

White’s Travel Center offers a variety of on-site amenities including a chrome shop, complete pharmacy, clean showers, numerous restaurants and shopping, as well as a small movie theatre, laundry services, and a shuttle. A Blue Beacon Truck Wash and CAT scales are also available on-site. In conjunction with the St. Christopher Trucker Relief Fund, the Medicine Shoppe will conduct complimentary health checks throughout the three days of SuperRigs® while staff is in attendance.

 

Trucks entered in the Shell ROTELLA® SuperRigs® truck competition will be judged by industry professionals who work for major trucking publications or broadcast companies. Judges score the rigs on exterior appearance, design, detail/finish, originality and workmanship. In total, 24 working trucks receive awards for categories such as Best of Show, Tractor, Tractor/Trailer Combination and Classic.

 

Judging will take place between 7:30 a.m. EST and 6 p.m. EST on Thursday and Friday, June 14, 2018 and June15, 2018 and between 7:30 a.m. EST and 10 a.m. EST on Saturday, June 16, 2018.  Judging takes about 20 minutes and contestants do not need to be present to win.

 

For updates, contest restrictions, and the official rules on the Shell ROTELLA® SuperRigs® competition, visit www.rotella.com/superrigs. Be sure to follow Shell ROTELLA® on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for additional updates and photos from the competition. Join the conversation using the hashtag #SuperRigs.

 

The information contained herein is a summary of the Official Rules for the Shell ROTELLA® SuperRigs® truck competition, a full version of which can be found on www.rotella.com/superrigs.

 

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2018 Shell Rotella SuperRigs Event Schedule

 

Thursday, June 14

7:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m.

7:30 a.m.-7:00 p.m.

9:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m.

10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

8:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m.

 

 

 

Event Registration

Judging Line Open

DJ & live entertainment

Medicine Shoppe health checks - St. Christopher Truckers Fund

Vendor Booths and Rotella Roadshow open

NHRA Funny Car Champion Matt Hagen Appearance/Car reveal

Trucker Dinner sponsored by White’s Travel Center

Truck Light Contest Judging and Fire Works

 

Friday, June 15

7:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

7:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

9:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.

6:00 p.m.-9:30 p.m.

 

Saturday, June 16

7:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

7:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

3:00 p.m.-4:30 p.m.

 

 

 

Event Registration

Judging Line Open

DJ & live entertainment

Medicine Shoppe health checks - St. Christopher Truckers Fund

Vendor Booths and Rotella Roadshow open

Truck Parade - Downtown Lexington

Entertainment – Tony Justice, Soul Expressions

 

 

Event Check In

Judging Line Open

Medicine Shoppe health checks - St. Christopher Truckers Fund

Touch-a-Truck

DJ & live entertainment - Jayne Dunham

Vendor Booths and Rotella Roadshow open

Trucker BBQ Lunch

Shell Rotella SuperRigs Awards Presentation

 

 

Contact:

 

Blair Hefty                                          Caitlin D’Elia

Senior Media Manager                  Senior Account Executive

Coyne PR                                             Coyne PR

Cell : 201.927.5415                           Cell: 908.477.8045

 

About Shell Lubricants

The term ‘Shell Lubricants’ collectively refers to the companies of Royal Dutch Shell plc that are engaged in the lubricants business. Shell Lubricants companies lead the lubricants industry, supplying more than 11 percent of global lubricants volume.* The companies manufacture and blend products for use in consumer, heavy industrial and commercial transport applications. The Shell Lubricants portfolio of top-quality brands includes Pennzoil®, Quaker State®, FormulaShell®, Shell TELLUS®, Shell RIMULA®, Shell ROTELLA® T, Shell SPIRAX® and Jiffy Lube®. http://www.shell.com/

 

*Kline & Company, “Global Lubricants Industry November 2017: Market Analysis and Assessment.”

 

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