Chairman's Challenge

National Truck Driving Championships
Competitor Profile

  • FedEx Freight Truck

Troy Swenson

FedEx Freight
South Dakota – Tank Truck Class Champion
Grand Champion & Best Course Score
FedEx Ace

Troy qualified for his seventh NTDC by winning the Tank Truck title at the South Dakota TDC. A member of the elite FedEx Aces team, Troy was named the 2017 South Dakota Grand Champion and also had the best course score. Troy was the 2009 National 5-Axle Sleeper Champion. Troy’s first driving experience was hauling grain on a farm. His inspiration is his father, for always putting safety first. Troy is a member of the Hayti Volunteer Fire Department. In his free time, he enjoys snowmobiling and watching his kids play sports. He has four children: Cody (19), Kyler (15), Kadyn (12) and Allie (2). Troy’s special friend is Christy Virchow. He resides in Arlington, South Dakota.

  • FedEx Freight Driver Troy Swenson
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Driver Information

Hometown: Arlington, S.D.
Career Years Driving: 23
Years With FedEx: 18
Safe Driving Miles: 1.1 million

Past NTDC Appearances

Year Category NTDC Finish
2003 3-Axle  
2006 Flatbed  
2008 5-Axle Sleeper  
2009 5-Axle Sleeper 1st
2012 5-Axle  
2013 Twins