The hunt is on to find New Zealand‘s best truck drivers

In News2 MinutesBy NZ Trucking magazineFebruary 3, 2021

The 2022 New Zealand Truck Driving Championships will be held at the 2022 TMC Trailers Trucking Industry Show on 11 and 12 March 2022, at Canterbury Agricultural Park. TR Group has secured the naming rights again for the upcoming competition. 

The competition showcases the enormous amount of skill and passion amongst the truck drivers. It is the only truck driving competition where industry can get together and support the competitors, at the same time as enjoying New Zealand‘s largest industry show. 

The TR Group New Zealand Trucking Driving Championships is open to anyone who has the appropriate license for the category. There are five competition categories. Naming sponsorships are available for the categories.

  • TR Group – New Zealand Truck Driver of the Year

  • TR Group – Young Driver of the Year

  • Women Driver of the Year

  • Tractor Semi Driver of the Year

  • Truck & Trailer Driver of the Year

  • Class 2 Driver of the Year

“It‘s fantastic to work with our partner TR Group again on this event. We know how essential and skilled New Zealand truck drivers are and this competition gives us a chance to celebrate and showcase the industry‘s professionalism to the public. Individuals or company drivers can enter. The Company Truck Driver Competition Pack will be available soon, this will give details on how to hold an in-house competition so that the company can put forward their winners,” says Carol McGeady, New Zealand Trucking Association.

Last time the spaces filled up quickly, so it‘s advisable to register your interest now to receive a pack containing more details.

Email Rebecca.dinmore@nztruckingassn.co.nz to register your interest.