Chairman's Challenge

National Truck Driving Championships
Competitor Profile

  • FedEx Freight Truck

Jimmy Wilson

FedEx Freight
Illinois – 5-Axle Class Champion

After winning in the Step Van class two of the past three years, Jimmy won the 5-Axle title at the Illinois TDC to qualify for a return to the NTDC. A professional driver for 17 years, Jimmy has logged more than 1.5 million miles without ever having an accident. He has been a FedEx Freight team member based in Effingham for almost seven years. Jimmy points to his grandfather, who was also a professional driver, as being an inspiration by always teaching safety first. In his free time, he enjoys running, scuba diving and camping with friends. He used to race motocross and still cycles daily. Jimmy and his wife Sara have a daughter, Maci (2), and reside in Effingham, Illinois.

  • FedEx Freight Driver Jimmy Wilson
  • The Chairman's Challenge
  • FedEx Freight

Driver Information

Hometown: Effingham, Ill.
Career Years Driving: 16
Years With FedEx: 7
Safe Driving Miles: 1.5 million

Past NTDC Appearances

Year Category  
2014 Step Van  
2016 Step Van