Chairman's Challenge

National Truck Driving Championships
Competitor Profile

  • FedEx Freight Truck

Robin Sams

FedEx Freight
Arkansas – 3-Axle Class Champion

Robin, who placed third in the 3-Axle class at the 2016 NTDC, won a second consecutive Arkansas title to qualify for a return to the NTDC. He was the Grand Champion at the 2011 Arkansas TDC. A 36-year professional driver, Robin has logged more than 2.6 million safe-driving miles and has been a FedEx Freight driver based in Texarkana for 30 years. Robin points to his parents as an inspiration for raising him to work hard, be honest and respect others. In his free time he enjoys playing golf and singing at church. Robin and his wife Bonnie have three children, Brandon, Aaron and Curtis, and three grandchildren, Koy (14), Ayden (12) and Layne (8). The Sams family resides in Texarkana, Arkansas.

  • FedEx Freight Driver Robins Sams
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Driver Information

Hometown: Texarkana, Ark.
Career Years Driving: 36
Years With FedEx: 30
Safe Driving Miles: 2.6 million

Past NTDC Appearances

Year Category NTDC Finish
2016 3-Axle 3rd Place