Eight drivers from FedEx Corp. in Reno were among the top finishers in the 2013 Nevada State Truck Driving Championship.
Gragg Wilson, a driver for FedEx Freight based in Reno, captured his 10th state title with a win in the tank-truck class.
Kirk Kelley, a FedEx Freight driver from Reno, attained first place in the four-axle class
Paul Baars, a driver for M.J. Ryckebosch Inc. based at the FedEx Ground station in Reno, finished second in the twins class.
Patrick Nerger, a FedEx Express driver from Reno, won the second-place trophy in the five-axle class.
Dale Jaffke of FedEx Express in Reno placed third in the four-axle class.
Jessica Crossley, a driver for Blake Express Inc. based at the FedEx Ground station in Reno, won third in the straight truck class.
Archie Candelaria, a driver for Prime Time Deliveries based at the FedEx Ground station in Reno, finished second in the step-van class.
Bruce Wilson, a driver for FedEx Freight in Reno, took third in the flatbed class.
Gragg Wilson and Kelley will compete at the American Trucking Associations’ 2013 National Truck Driving Championships, known as the “Super Bowl of Safety,” in Salt Lake City next month.
Terry Reynolds replaces Michael Brown, who Gov. Steve Sisolak named last week as director of the Governor’s Office of Economic Development.