Global chal­lenge

Australian Transport News - - Truck Reviews | Vista -

In 2017, 184 teams from Aus­tralia and 31 from New Zealand signed up to en­ter Vista. Fol­low­ing two the­ory rounds and a pit-stop chal­lenge, Aus­tralia was left with six teams that qual­i­fied for the semi-fi­nals in Gothen­burg, in­clud­ing ‘Team 1’ from CMV Truck and Bus Der­rimut which re­ceived a ‘Wild Card’ en­try. New Zealand had two teams that qual­i­fied for the semi-fi­nals.

The Aus­tralian semi-fi­nal­ists were:

• Team SCT – South Cen­tral Trucks (fi­nal­ist)

• Team 1 – CMV Truck and Bus Der­rimut (fi­nal­ist)

• Team Euro – South Cen­tral Trucks

• Team In­vic­tus – VCV Townsville

• Team I-See – VCV Syd­ney Chul­lora

• Team Mack – Truck Cen­tre WA Kew­dale

The New Zealand semi-fi­nal­ists are:

• Team In­ver­cargill – Truck Stops In­ver­cargill

• Team W.I.P. Re­bel­lion – Truck Stops Whangarei

These eight teams were among 56 teams from Volvo Trucks’ in­ter­na­tional mar­kets vy­ing for a place among the 40 teams to qual­ify for the World Fi­nal which will be held from June 25 to 29 in Brazil, with Team SCT – South Cen­tral Trucks and Team 1 – CMV Truck and Bus Der­rimut emerg­ing tri­umphant.

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