On May 20-21, almost 300 truck drivers, 32 mechanical technicians and over 800 attendees from all around the state of Ohio converged on Kalahari Resorts & Convention Center in Sandusky, Ohio, for the 2016 Ohio Trucking Association Truck Driver Championship (TDC) and the Technician Competition.
Stoops Freightliner, of Lima ,was the main sponsor and competed with two technicians in the competition, Nate Lehman finished in second place overall and won one station, while Jeremiah Larabee took third place overall and was the winner of three stations. They both have been sponsored to compete in the national competition in Raleigh, NC.
Meanwhile, Steve Burke Jr., of Stoops’ fleet customer, Dick Lavy Trucking, was the overall champion.
Kylie Hamp, of Stoops Lima, was the company representative and carried out the sponsor duties for the week.