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SuperRigs Contest Set for Thursday through Saturday

May 13, 2014

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The 32nd annual Shell Rotella SuperRigs competition beings Thursday and runs through Saturday at the zMAX Dragway, part of Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, N.C.

The event will host big rigs, over $25,000 in cash and prizes, access to two races at Charlotte Motor Speedway, live concerts and much more. Twelve drivers will also be selected to have their truck featured in the 2015 Shell Rotella SuperRigs calendar.

The traditional Friday night SuperRigs Truck Parade will take place at Charlotte Motor Speedway prior to the Friday night truck series race.  Select truckers will be chosen to take a Truck Parade lap. There will also be fireworks displays on Friday night and Saturday night immediately following the races.

Contestants can register on site upon arrival and enter the judging line whenever they are ready. Judging will take place between 7:30 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 pm on Friday and between 7:30 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. on Saturday. Judging takes about 20 minutes and contestants do not need to be present to win. The presentation ceremony for the awards will take place at 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 17.

Trucks entered in the competition are 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.

For more details visit Rotella.com

 

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