State show­down at Mt Cot­ton

Australian Transport News - - Operations + Strategy -

In to­tal, 22 driv­ers bat­tled it out to rep­re­sent Aus­tralia in the global fi­nal. Six of these spots were won by driv­ers rep­re­sent­ing their states. These six fi­nal­ists will bat­tle it out in the Aus­tralian Volvo Truck Driv­ers’ Fuel Chal­lenge at Mt Cot­ton in south-east Queens­land on July 16 and 17. The win­ner will then com­pete against con­tes­tants from around the globe for a place in the fi­nal.

The six fi­nal­ists are:

Craig Men­gel from Ex­o­das, rep­re­sent­ing Queens­land Brad Kennedy from Western Freight Man­age­ment, rep­re­sent­ing New South Wales John Bow­den from De Bruyn Trans­port, rep­re­sent­ing Tas­ma­nia Eric Christie from Visy Lo­gis­tics, rep­re­sent­ing Victoria Peter Karger from Bordertown Haulage, rep­re­sent­ing South Aus­tralia Kris Ven­ema from K Ven­ema P/L, rep­re­sent­ing Western Aus­tralia

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