Stewart Jutzi of Erb Transport was named the grand champion of the 2014 Ontario Truck Driving Championships and was one of several drivers from OTA member companies to showcase their skills in the competition.
In total, 67 drivers gathered in Barrie, Ont. to compete in the rodeo in 5 classes (straight truck, single-single, single-tandem, tandem-tandem and B-train).
Erb driver Stewart Jutzi, already a former provincial grand champion and previous winner of his class in the Canadian National Truck Driving Championships, once again mastered the straight truck category, coming in first place.
Below is a list of all the winning places in all classes: (Also, check out this full Truck News write-up of the competition and day’s events).
1st Stewart Jutzi, Erb Transport Ltd
2nd Robert Hunter, Waste Management
3rd Joe Ferreira, City of Brampton
1st Clary Ward, Con-Way Freight Canada
2nd Marc Lefebvre, Canada Cartage System
3rd Joseph Kuntz, Home Hardware Stores
1st Kerry Ellsworth, Reimer Express Lines
2nd William Wolfe, Home Hardware Stores
3rd Ed Connors, Molson Coors
1st Preetpal Nijjar, Canada Cartage System
2nd Tom Griffiths, Home Hardware Stores
3rd Derek Sumsion, Challenger Motor Freight
1st Aaron Kershaw, Tim Horton’s
2nd Wayne Burnett, Home Hardware Stores
3rd Dan Congdon, Reimer Express Lines
Rookie of the Year
Bruce Lambert, Martin Brower
Preetpal Nijjar, Canada Cartage System
MTO safety award
Shawn Matteson, Home Hardware Stores
Pre-trip high score (tie)
Shawn Matheson, Home Hardware Stores and
Dan Congdon, Reimer Express Lines
Stewart Jutzi, Erb Transport Ltd