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The Road to Indianapolis

The following is a list of drivers who have qualified to compete at the American Trucking Associations' (ATA) 2016 National Truck Driving Championships Aug. 9-13 in Indianapolis.

CompetitorStateOpcoClassDomicilePosition or Business Relationship
Muku Afusia AK Express 3-Axle Anchorage Driver
Ron Bernier AK Express Step Van Anchorage Driver
Doug Rickel AK Express Straight Truck Anchorage Driver
Ross Garner AL Freight Tank Truck Decatur Driver
Darrell Kimbrell AL Freight Twins Birmingham Driver
Chason Norris AL Express Step Van Montgomery Driver
Tim Staples AL Freight Flatbed Birmingham Driver
Dan Thompson AL Freight Straight Truck Mobile Driver
Albert Ochoa AZ Freight 3-Axle Tucson Driver
Andres Orozco AZ Freight 4-Axle Tucson Driver
Mike Ortiz AZ Ground Step Van Chandler Owner's Driver
Charlie Woodland AZ Freight Straight Truck North Phoenix Driver
Eric Damon CA Express Step Van Monterey Driver
Eddie Guerrero CA Freight Straight Truck Fresno Driver
Matthew Allison CO Ground Step Van Denver Local Owner
Rich Merich CO Freight Flatbed Denver Driver
Dave Mogler CO Freight Twins Denver Driver
Ralph Tibbetts CO Freight 5-Axle Grand Junction Driver
Troy Wright CO Freight 4-Axle Grand Junction Driver
Paul Brandon CT Freight Tank Truck New Haven Driver
Glen Cooke CT Express Step Van East Hartford Driver
John Greene CT Freight 5-Axle New Haven Driver
Drew Martin CT Express Straight Truck New Haven Driver
Chris Jenkins DE Ground Step Van Salisbury Owner's Driver
Joe McConkey DE Freight 5-Axle Wilmington Driver
Billy Tuell DE Freight Twins Wilmington Driver
Brian Cobb FL Ground Step Van Ocala Owner
Denny Johnson FL Freight Straight Truck Tampa Driver
Eddie Pennington FL Freight Flatbed Jacksonville Driver
Jerry Williams GA Freight Twins Valdosta Driver
Steve Haskill HI Express Step Van Kailua Kona Driver
Chad Olson HI Express Straight Truck Honolulu Driver
Allen Sohn IA Freight 4-Axle Des Moines Driver
Scott Beal ID Freight Twins Boise Driver
Randy Schwasinger ID Freight Step Van Boise Driver
Alan Stacy ID Ground Straight Truck Boise Owner's Driver
Tim Banasiak IL Freight 5-Axle Peru Driver
Ritch Fundell IL Freight 4-Axle Peru Driver
Scott Hepner IL Express Tank Truck Chicago Driver
Jimmy Wilson IL Freight Step Van Effingham Driver
Bruce Schwering IN Freight 5-Axle Indianapolis Driver
Tim Helus KS Freight Twins Wichita Driver
Richie Johnson KS Freight step Van Kansas City Driver
Don Logan KS Freight Flatbed Topeka Driver
Doug Adams KY Express 3-Axle Hebron Driver
Jesse Benkert KY Ground Straight Truck Louisville Owner's Driver
Mark Campbell KY Express Tank Truck Hebron Driver
John Willinger KY Freight 4-Axle Louisville Driver
Joey Brown LA Freight 3-Axle Baton Rouge Driver
Cheramie Courville-Finnan LA Ground Step Van Lafayette Owner
Eric Courville LA Freight 5-Axle Sleeper Lafayette Driver
Mark Judson LA Freight Twins Lafayette Driver
Corey Mitchell LA Freight Straight Truck Shreveport Driver
Kyle Mitchell LA Freight Tank Truck Baton Rouge Driver
Xavier Theriot LA Freight 4-Axle Shreveport Driver
Roland Bolduc MA Express 5-Axle Sleeper Windsor, CT Driver
Bill Colantuone MA Express Straight Truck Raynham, MA Driver
Bob Ledoux MA Express Step Van Raynham, MA Driver
T.D. Dawson MD Express Step Van Crofton Driver
Chester Masser MD Ground Flatbed Hagerstown Owner
Scott Wickstrom ME Express Step Van Bangor Driver
Daniel Badalamente MI Freight Flatbed Warren Driver
Rick Bailey MI Freight Straight Truck Warren Driver
John Clouser MI Freight 3-Axle Fremont Driver
Ron Metternick MI Freight 4-Axle Grand Rapids Driver
Reggie Copeland MN Freight 3-Axle Minn/St. Paul Driver
Rob Janke MN Express 4-Axle Minneapolis Driver
Steve Orr MN Express Step Van Roseville Driver
Bill Pudney MN Express Straight Truck Roseville Driver
Jeff Rider MN Ground 5-Axle Sleeper St. Paul Owner's Driver
Jason Budd MO Freight Twins Springfield Driver
Steve Campbell MO Ground Step Van Joplin Owner's Driver
Jim Houghton MO Express Straight Truck Kansas City Driver
Gary Cumberland MS Freight 4-Axle Jackson Driver
Bobby Lane MS Freight 3-Axle Jackson Driver
James McNeill MS Freight Twins Northeast Memphis Driver
Don Smith MS Ground Step Van Tupelo Owner
John Smith, Jr. MS Ground Tank Truck Tupelo Owner
Traey James MT Ground Step Van Helena Owner
Tom Miller MT Freight Twins Billings Driver
Russ Smith MT Ground 3-Axle Missoula Owner
Richard Wayman MT Freight Straight Truck Billings Driver
Gus Kern NC Express Step Van Concord Driver
Harry Leonard NC Ground Straight Truck Greensboro Owner
Chris Spurlin NC Freight 5-Axle Sleeper Asheville Driver
Rick Hartleib ND Freight Straight Truck Minot Driver
Rob Nygaard ND Freight 4-Axle Fargo/Moorhead Driver
Dan Nygord ND Express Step Van Grand Forks Driver
Chris Scholand ND Freight 5-Axle Fargo/Moorhead Driver
Toby Kort NE Freight 5-Axle Aurora Driver
Adam Stroup NE Express Step Van Omaha Driver
Robert Fair NH Freight 4-Axle Belmont Driver
Paul McNutt NH Express Straight Truck Londonderry Driver
Charles Putnam NH Express Step Van Londonderry Driver
Norman Sullivan NH Express Flatbed Londonderry Driver
Les Beben NJ Freight 4-Axle South Brunswick Driver
Jorge Cardoza NJ Freight Straight Truck Newark Driver
Carlos Chavarriaga NJ Freight Tank Truck South Newark Driver
Omar Gonzalez NJ Freight 5-Axle Cinnaminson Driver
Artur Lesniowski NJ Ground Flatbed Moonachie Owner
Elvin Ortiz NJ Ground Step Van Moonachie Driver
Joe White NJ Freight Twins Newark Driver
Dan Bruch NM Freight 5-Axle Albuquerque Driver
Isac Chavolla NM Ground Step Van Albuquerque Owner
Dion Saiz NM Freight 3-Axle Albuquerque Driver
Ray Sandoval NM Freight Twins Albuquerque Driver
Chris Shaw NM Express Straight Truck Albuquerque Driver
Greg Combs NV Express Step Van Las Vegas Driver
Bob Fini NV Express Straight Truck Las Vegas Driver
Matt Hart NV Freight 3-Axle Elko Driver
Patrick Nerger NV Express 5-Axle Reno Driver
Craig Poupeney NV Freight Flatbed Reno Driver
Jeffrey Evans NY Ground Step Van Syracuse Local Owner's Driver
Jim Kohr NY Express 5-Axle Rochester Driver
David Watson NY Freight Tank Truck Newburgh Driver
Brett Brunkenhoefer OH Freight 3-Axle Youngstown Driver
Bryan Elges OH Freight 5-Axle Sleeper Youngstown Driver
Andrew Tuck OH Ground Straight Truck Dayton Owner's Driver
Scott Woodrome OH Freight Flatbed Dayton Driver
Curtis Harpole OK Ground Step Van Oklahoma City Owner's Driver
Larry Kendall OK Express 5-Axle Tulsa Driver
Roscoe Purvis OK Freight Tank Truck Oklahoma City Driver
Randall Crafts OR Freight Tank Truck Medford Driver
Curt Davis OR Freight 3-Axle Portland Driver
Lalo Fernandez OR Freight 5-Axle Sleeper Portland Driver
Brad Lester OR Freight Flatbed Portland Driver
Chris Outen OR Freight Straight Truck Portland Driver
Ryan Schmutzer OR Ground Step Van Portland Owner's Driver
Dave Siemer OR Freight Twins Medford Driver
Rob Burdett RI Freight Twins Providence Driver
Sal Vincelli PA Ground Step Van Allentown Owner's Driver
David Lumpkin RI Express Straight Truck Warwick Driver
Karen Tierney RI Express 3-Axle Warwick Driver
Keith Towne RI Express Step Van Warwick Driver
Eddie Days SC Express Step Van Hilton Head Island Driver
Ray Shelton SC Freight Flatbed Greenville/Spartanburg Driver
Steve Ward SC Express 4-Axle Greer Driver
Rachel Bothwell SD Freight 4-Axle Rapid City Driver
Marty Kraft SD Freight Tank Truck Rapid City Driver
Jay Love SD Freight Flatbed Sioux Falls Driver
Jason Skotvold SD Freight 3-Axle Sioux Falls Driver
Virgil Thiewes SD Freight Straight Truck Watertown Driver
Mike Whitehead SD Freight 5-Axle Sleeper Sioux Falls Driver
Jeff Barton TN Freight 5-Axle Sleeper Nashville Driver
James Sheehan TN Ground Step Van Nashville Local Owner
Jamie Sowder TN Freight Flatbed Jackson Driver
Jeff Stinson TN Freight Tank Truck Kingsport Driver
Rodriguez Ignacio TX Ground Step Van Spring Owner's Driver
Manny Trevino TX Freight Twins Harlingen Driver
Lonnie Christensen UT Ground Straight Truck Hurricane Owner
Steven Clark UT Ground 3-Axle Salt Lake City Owner's Driver
Mike Kelly UT Freight Twins Salt Lake City Driver
Shawn Marshall UT Ground Step Van Provo Owner's Driver
Glenn Springer UT Freight 4-Axle Salt Lake City Driver
Daniel Woods VA Express Step Van Christiansburg Driver
Jason Caron VT Freight 4-Axle Bellows Falls Driver
Jeremiah Jarvis VT Freight Twins Montpelier Driver
Charles Killian VT Express Straight Truck St. Johnsbury Driver
Christopher Novak VT Express 5-Axle Williston Driver
Christoffer Hemming WA Freight Straight Truck Tacoma Driver
Cedric Pack WA Freight 3-Axle Seattle Driver
Darrell Shelton WA Freight 4-Axle Pasco Driver
John White WA Freight 5-Axle Sleeper Seattle Driver
Brent Glasenapp WI Express Straight Truck Milwaukee Driver
Derek Gorrell WY Freight Straight Truck Rock Springs Driver
Christopher Prior WY Freight Flatbed Wamsutter Driver
Allan MacDonald WY Express Step Van Casper Driver