Chairman's Challenge

National Truck Driving Championships
Competitor Profile

  • FedEx Freight Truck

Ray Sandoval

FedEx Freight
New Mexico – 1st place Twins Class

Ray will be making his third straight appearance and fourth trip in the past five years to the NTDC after winning the Twins class at the 2016 New Mexico TDC. Ray previously won three state championships in the 3-Axle class. A professional driver for 30 years – 19 of them with FedEx Freight based in Albuquerque – Ray has logged more than 2.6 million accident-free miles. Ray is inspired by his co-workers at FedEx Freight who focus on safety every day. In his free time, he enjoys working on his ’38 Buick. Ray and his wife Katrina have two children, Jonathan and Amanda, and five grandchildren – Alura (15), Sergio (13), Nevaeh (8), Joshua (8) and Ellie (3). The Sandovals reside in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

  • FedEx Freight Driver Ray Sandoval
  • The Chairman's Challenge
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Driver Information

Hometown: Albuquerque, N.M.
Career Years Driving: 30
Years With FedEx: 19
Safe Driving Miles: 2.6 million

Past NTDC Appearances

Year Category  
2015 3-Axle  
2014 3-Axle  
2012 3-Axle