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National Truck Driving Championships
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Dion Saiz

FedEx Freight
New Mexico – 1st place 3-Axle Class

Dion captured his fourth straight TDC title, and with his fifth New Mexico championship overall, has qualified to become a member of the elite FedEx Aces team. Dion won the 3-Axle title for a second straight year. He is also a three-time state champion in the Twins class (2009, 2014, 2015). Dion was the New Mexico Grand Champion in both 2015 and 2016. A former America’s Road Team Captain, he is a 19-year driver for FedEx Freight based in Albuquerque. Dion’s first driving experience came with his dad during summer school vacation. His father, Ben, is a retired professional driver with whom Dion competed at the 2009 NTDC. Dion and his wife Tara have two children, Ryan (18) and Ryley (14). The Saiz family makes their home in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

  • FedEx Freight Driver Dion Saiz
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Driver Information

Hometown: Albuquerque, N.M.
Career Years Driving: 21
Years With FedEx: 19
Safe Driving Miles: 2.1 million

Past NTDC Appearances

Year Category  
2009 Twins  
2014 Twins  
2015 Twins  
2016 3-Axle