Chairman's Challenge

National Truck Driving Championships
Competitor Profile

  • FedEx Freight Truck

Eddie Pennington

FedEx Freight
Florida – 5-Axle Sleeper Class Champion
FedEx Ace

Eddie earned his ninth Florida TDC title by winning the 5-Axle Sleeper championship. A 2010 Florida TDC Hall of Fame Award recipient, Eddie has also won state titles in the 3-Axle, Flatbed, Tank Truck and Twins classes. He was the national runner-up in the 3-Axle class in 2014 and is also a past winner of the NTDC Vehicle Condition Award (2003).He enjoys playing golf and helping fellow drivers prepare for TDCs in his free time. Eddie and his wife Kimberley have two sons, Chad and Bryan, and two daughters-in-law, both named Emily. They also have a four-year-old grandson, Ari, and another grandchild on the way. The Pennington family lives in Jacksonville, Florida.

  • FedEx Express Freight Driver Eddie Pennington
  • The Chairman's Challenge
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Driver Information

Hometown: Jacksonville, Fla.
Career Years Driving: 41
Years With FedEx: 36
Safe Driving Miles: 4.1 million

Past NTDC Appearances

Year Category Placed
2002 Twins  
2003 Twins  
2008 Twins  
2010 Twins  
2012 Twins  
2013 Tank Truck  
2014 3-Axle 2nd Place
2016 Flatbed