NZ Truck Driving Championship
2017 NZ Truck Driving Championship
The NZ Truck Driving Championship will be held again in 2017. Every year this event gets bigger and better and is a fantastic showcase for the skill and professionalism of the top drivers in our industry.
Once more, we are fortunate to have the support of TR Group as the event’s major sponsor.
Regional competitions will determine who goes through to the final to be held in conjunction with the RTF Conference in Hamilton on 10/11 November. Upcoming competitions have been confirmed for:
|Region 4||14 May||A&P Showgrounds, Christchurch|
|Region 2||16 September||APL Direct, Hamilton|
Other regional events will be communicated once dates and venues are confirmed.
Winners of each category at the regional competitions go through to the 2017 NZ Truck Driving Championship Final on 10/11 November at Claudelands Arena in Hamilton.
Drivers interested in taking part should contact your local area executive or association for more information.
- If you wish to enter Region 4’s competition at the A&P Showgrounds in Christchurch on 14 May please contact Simon Carson (SCarson@rtanz.co.nz).
- If you wish to enter Region 2’s competition at APL Direct’s premises in Hamilton on 16 September please contact Keith McGuire (KMcGuire@rtanz.co.nz).
2017 Regional Event Winners
Region 3, Palmerston North, 18 February
|Sam Linton||Emmerson Transport||Rigid Class 2|
|Mark Olliver||Q Transport||Rigid Class 3 and 4|
|Greg Knox||Conroy Removals||Combination Tractor & Semi|
|Mathew Jackson||Ben Allen Transport||Combination Truck & Trailer|
|Ben Wood||McCarthy Transport||Young Driver of the Year|
Resources for competitors
2016 NZ Truck Driving Championship