Matthew Pogue, a past medium-duty champion, lightens up the competitive mood with his self-titled "hat trick."
A fully restored 1957 Chevy pickup. Sticker price back then? About $2,400.
A fully restored 1965 Peterbilt Model 351A.
The Mobile 1 stock car, complete with Tony Steward cutout.
The truck and trailer Mobil uses to haul the stock car display.
A Duramax 6.6-liter diesel powers the Chevy 3500 HD Silverado pickup that hauls Mobil 1's race team.
Mobil also brought a race car simulator to the Rush event.
Yep it's a drag racer, with a wheelbase of 245-in. and a Chevy 438 cu.-in. small block engine that generates 850 hp.
A similar 245-in. wheelbase dragster features a slightly smaller 406 cu.-in. Chevy small block engine that "only" cranks out 775 hp.
Rush Truck Centers brought technician Dustin Stephens and his wife down from its newly acquired facility in St. Louis to the annual skills competition to provide an overview of the event to his co-workers. "I look forward to testing for the 2014 rodeo," he told Fleet Owner.
Some interesting sights presented themselves at the 2013 Rush Truck Centers Technician Skills Rodeo, everything from fully restored classic vehicles to the Mobil 1 stock car racing team -- with a couple of drag racers thrown in for good measure.
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