Chairman's Challenge

National Truck Driving Championships
Competitor Profile

  • FedEx Freight Truck

Lalo Fernandez

FedEx Freight
Oregon – 5-Axle Sleeper Class Champion

Lalo, the 2010 3-Axle National Champion, qualified for this year’s NTDC by winning the Oregon 5-Axle Sleeper title for a second straight year. In addition to his 2010 Oregon 3-Axle title, Lalo had the best pre-trip inspection at the 2012 Oregon TDC. He is a 25-year professional driver who has logged more than 2.4 million safe-driving miles. Lalo has been a member of the FedEx Freight team in Portland the last 11 years. In his free time, he enjoys church activities and playing pool. Lalo and his wife Shirley have five children and four grandchildren: Alli (11), Noah (9), Josiah (8) and Melanie (3). The Fernandez family resides in Battle Ground, Washington.

  • FedEx Freight Driver Lalo Fernandez
  • The Chairman's Challenge
  • FedEx Freight

Driver Information

Hometown: Battle Ground, Wash.
Career Years Driving: 25
Years With FedEx: 11
Safe Driving Miles: 2.4 million

Past NTDC Appearances

Year Category NTDC Finish
2010 3-Axle 1st Place
2016 5-Axle Sleeper