Shell Rotella announces 2024 SuperRigs Truck Beauty Contest champions

June 5, 2024
Shell Rotella holds its truck beauty pageant annually, honoring owner-operators from the U.S. and Canada. Pageant winners competed for more than $25,000 in cash and prizes.

Shell Rotella's annual truck beauty contest took center stage at the Texas Motor Speedway from May 30 to June 1. This year's pageant marks the 42nd year that Shell Rotella has celebrated and recognized the owner-operators that keep the North American economy rolling, and Kaleb Hammet received this year's top recognition, winning the Best in Show award for his 2019 Peterbilt 389.

The event brought together truckers from the U.S. and Canada to showcase their actively working rigs for a chance to win their piece of more than $25,000 in cash and prizes in a variety of categories. It's also at this event that Shell Rotella chooses 12 trucks to feature in its annual calendar. Additionally, online voting took place to select a People's Choice award, which Jeff Hoker from Dixon, Iowa, took home.

Other first-place winners include:

  • Tarik Al-Amin II from Crete, Illinois, in the Tractor/Trailer Division with his 2023 Kenworth W900L
  • Gary Jones from Lawson, Missouri, in the Tractor Division with a 2018 Peterbilt 389
  • Alex Schleuger from Britt, Iowa, won the Classic Division with his 2005 Kenworth W900L
  • Brandon McInnis from Montalba, Texas, won the Steve Sturgess Best Theme Award with his 1985 Mack Superliner RW613

Mike Gaffin, Eric Harley, Jami Jones, and Doug Morris served as judges for the 2024 competition. The judges scored the rigs on exterior appearance, design, detail/finish, originality, and workmanship.

Check out the slideshow for photos of the trucks, the "Best Lights" display, the fireworks, and the award ceremonies.

About the Author

Jade Brasher

Senior Editor Jade Brasher has covered vocational trucking and fleets since 2018. A graduate of The University of Alabama with a degree in journalism, Jade enjoys telling stories about the people behind the wheel and the intricate processes of the ever-evolving trucking industry.    

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