Chairman's Challenge

National Truck Driving Championships
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  • FedEx Freight Truck

Rick Bailey

FedEx Freight
Michigan – Straight Truck Class Champion

Rick won the Straight Truck title for a second straight year at the Michigan TDC. With his fifth overall state title, he has qualified to join the elite FedEx Aces team. He won the 3-Axle title in 2013 and was the 4-Axle champion in both 2006 and 2010. Rick has logged 3.5 million accident-free miles during his 36-year professional driving career. He has been a FedEx Freight team member for 19 years and is based in Warren. Rick and his wife Barbara have five children: Erica, Melissa, Yvonne, Jack and Randy. They also have seven grandchildren. The Baileys live in Macomb, Michigan.

  • FedEx Freight Driver Rick Bailey
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  • FedEx Freight

Driver Information

Hometown: Macomb, Mich.
Career Years Driving: 36
Years With FedEx: 19
Safe Driving Miles: 3.5 million

Past NTDC Appearances

Year Category  
2006 4-Axle  
2010 4-Axle  
2013 3-Axle  
2016 Straight Truck