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Printer-Friendly Winner Profile - Don Thompson

FedEx Freight
North Carolina - 1st place 5-Axle Sleeper

Don won his second straight North Carolina state title in the 5-Axle Sleeper class and earned a spot at the NTDC again this year. An almost 16-year driver for FedEx Freight based in Charlotte, he has driven more than 1.9 million accident-free miles during his 21-year career. Don says his dad put him in the driver’s seat of a car, in a field, when he was seven, and he’s loved driving ever since. He and his wife Vikki have four children: Tori, Mia, Jonah and Elijah. The Thompsons live in Monroe, North Carolina.