Concord, N.C. – The 32nd annual Shell ROTELLA® SuperRigs® competition will be held May 15-17 at the zMAX Dragway, which is part of Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, N.C., from May 15-17 for the biggest SuperRigs ever. With a theme of “Go Big,” the event will host beautiful big rigs, over $25,000 in cash and prizes, access to two races at Charlotte Motor Speedway, live concerts and much more.
Shell ROTELLA® SuperRigs will be part of the Sprint All-Star weekend at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Contestants in ROTELLA® SuperRigs® will be provided with one ticket to both the North Carolina Education Lottery 200 Camping World Truck Series for Friday night and the Sprint All-Star Race on Saturday night. Additional tickets will be available at a 30 percent discount for Shell ROTELLA® SuperRigs participants. Attendees will be treated to a free concert Thursday night by Texas rock musician Phil Pritchett; debuting his recent release of Going Big – a dedication to this year’s event, as well as a free concert by country music star Jake Owen prior to the Saturday All-Star race.
The traditional Friday night SuperRigs Truck Parade will take place at Charlotte Motor Speedway prior to the Friday night truck series race. Select truckers will be chosen to take a Truck Parade lap. There will also be fireworks displays on Friday night (at zMax) and Saturday night (Charlotte Motor Speedway) immediately following the races.
“The 32nd Shell ROTELLA® SuperRigs® will bring together great looking trucks, high-powered stock car racing, lots of events and some great concerts to make this our best SuperRigs ever,” said Chris Guerrero, global brand manager, Shell ROTELLA®. “We decided on a theme of “Go Big” and people coming to SuperRigs will see that we put together a great weekend of competition and entertainment.”
The Shell ROTELLA® SuperRigs® competition is the premier truck beauty contest for actively working trucks. Owner/operator truckers from across the United States and Canada will compete for cash and prizes valued at approximately $25,000. Twelve drivers will also be selected to have their truck featured in the 2015 Shell ROTELLA® SuperRigs® calendar.
Shell ROTELLA® SuperRigs® entrants can register on site upon arrival and enter the judging line whenever they are ready. Judging will take place between 7:30 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 15, 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 pm on Friday, May 16, and between 7:30 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 17. Judging takes about 20 minutes and contestants do not need to be present to win. The presentation ceremony for the awards will take place at 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 17.