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Jeremy Heiderscheit Captures Best in Show at Shell Rotella SuperRigs Judging

June 08, 2011

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Amid high spirits and bright sunshine, Jeremy Heiderscheit of Peosta, Iowa, hauled in Best in Show honors with his blue and white 2003 Peterbilt 379 at the 29th Shell Rotella SuperRigs held at the Kenly 95 Petro in Kenly, N.C.
Jeremy Heiderscheit of Peosta, Iowa , winner of Best of Show at the 2011 SuperRigs competition, called the win one of the best monents of his life.
Jeremy Heiderscheit of Peosta, Iowa , winner of Best of Show at the 2011 SuperRigs competition, called the win one of the best monents of his life.


Best in Show honors also comes with an automatic place in the 2012 Shell Rotella SuperRigs calendar and a $10,000 cash prize. Heiderscheit also won for Best Chrome.

Nearly 80 trucks participated in this year's event, which was capped nicely by a family-oriented weekend of festivities and the Kenly 95 Petro. The event included live bands, fireworks, a pork barbeque and more.

Cory Radke and Vinnie Diorio of Ridgefield, Wis., won $4,000 for first runner-up for Best of Show with their 2007 Peterbilt 379. Jerry Kissinger of Stoughton, Wis., took home $2,500 after being named second runner-up with his 1991 Mack Super-Liner. He also won for Best Engine and Best Interior.

The 2005 Kenworth of TJ Timblin from Fredonia, Wis., won first place in the tractor division and Sean Cielke of Haugan, Mont., took top honors in the tractor/trailer division with his 2006 Kenworth W900B.

Brandon Smith of Raleigh, N.C., captured first place in the classic division with his 1996 Peterbilt 379. The 2011 Peterbilt 389 of Eric Heatherman from Cheney, Kans., won the People's Choice Award which is voted on throughout the event by contestants and spectators.

All category winners also received a case of Shell Rotella T Triple Protection engine oil and a Kenly 95 Petro Prize Package.

2011 SHELL ROTELLA SUPERRIGS AWARD WINNERS

Best of Show: Jeremy Heiderscheit of Peosta, Iowa -- 2003 Peterbilt 379
1st Runner Up: Cory Radke and Vinnie Diorio, Ridgefield, Wis. -- 2007 Peterbilt 279
2nd Runner Up: Jerry Kissinger, Stoughton, Wis. -- 1991 Mack Superliner

Tractor/Trailer Division
1st Place: TJ Timblin, Fredonia, Wis. -- 2005 Kenworth W900
2nd Place: Sean Cielke, Haugan, Mont. -- 2006 Kenworth W900B
3rd Place: Nathan Tompkins, Edmonton, Alta. -- 2007 Peterbilt 379 Legacy
4th Place: Mike Bunning, Brooklyn, Conn. -- 2008 Peterbilt 389
5th Place: Wayne Baker, Taylor Ridge, Ill. -- 2011 Peterbilt 389

Tractor Division
1st Place: Jeremy Lane, Rensselaer, Ind. -- 2006 Pete 379
2nd Place: Timothy Hough, Summit, W.Va. -- 2004 Pete 379
3rd Place: Nathan Deacon, Lexington, Va. -- 2007 Peterbilt 379
4th Place: Mike & Pat Manuel, Front Royal, Va. -- 2006 Peterbilt 379
5th Place: J R Schleager, Britt, Iowa -- 2003 Kenworth W900L

Classic Division
1st Place: Brandon Smith, Raleigh, N.C. -- 1996 Peterbilt 379
2nd Place: Ron Elledge, Hampton, Va. -- 1994 Kenworth W900
3rd Place: Mike Mullins, Bealeton, Va. -- 1982 Kenworth W900A
4th Place: Joe Blizzard, Pikeville, NC -- 1990 Peterbilt 379
5th Place: David Ratliff, Cedar Bluff, Va. -- 1970 Peterbilt 359

Specialty Categories
People's Choice: Eric Heatherman, Cheney, Kan. -- 2011 Peterbilt 389
Best Engine: Jerry Kissinger, Stoughton, Wis. -- 1991 Mack Superliner
Best Lights: JR Schleager, Britt, Iowa -- Kenworth 2003 W900L
Best Chrome: Jeremy Heiderscheit, Peosta, Iowa -- 2003 Peterbilt 379
Best Theme: Big D Koslicki, Graysville, Tenn. -- 2001 Freightliner Classic
Best Interior: Jerry Kissinger, Stoughton, Wis. -- 1991 Mack Superliner

Check out our photos from Shell Rotella SuperRigs on the HDT Facebook page. More photos are available online at www.Rotella.com, and on the Shell Rotella Facebook page.

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