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All the latest on Convoy in the Park

Brits get a French lesson at Donington

31 Jul 2017

Three weeks after the massive Nurburgring event, round five of the British Truck Racing Championship at Donington Park on 22-23 July was in many ways similar to the German one: big crowds, industry support, huge show truck displays… and a whole lot of rain!

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Scania break truck record at Convoy in the Park

31 Jul 2017

Scania broke the record for the most trucks of the same make in one place at Convoy in the Park last weekend.

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MA Ponsonby win ‘Best Scania in the Village’ title at Convoy in the Park

28 Jul 2017

Lichfield-based haulier MA Ponsonby scooped the ‘Best in the Scania Village’ title at Convoy in the Park at Donington Park last weekend.

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Convoy in the Park show truck winners announced

25 Jul 2017

The winners of the 25 show truck categories at Convoy in the Park have been announced, with Coles & Sons taking the ‘best in show’ award.

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More than £1000 raised for Hearing Dogs for Deaf People at Convoy in the Park

25 Jul 2017

The team at Daf truck dealer Imperial Commercials, alongside volunteers from Hearing Dogs for Deaf People, raised £1250 for the charity at Convoy in the Park last weekend.

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Tyretracks exhibiting at Convoy in the Park and offering free prize draw

21 Jul 2017

Well-known Alcoa wheel distributor Tyretracks is exhibiting at Convoy in the Park at Donington Park this weekend, and also has a free prize draw to win a fantastic prize

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Convoy in the Park show offer

19 Jul 2017

Subscribe to Truck & Driver at Convoy in the Park and receive a discount and free gift. Truck & Driver is offering a free gift and discounted subscription rates to anyone who subscribes to the magazine at Convoy in the Park this weekend.

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Pass Master – Want to learn to drive a truck? You can at Convoy in the park!

19 Jul 2017

Want to learn to drive a truck? At Convoy in the Park you can sample one of the hardest parts of the driving test: the reverse manoeuvre. Here’s how George Barrowgot on with his C licence training, courtesy Scania.

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Imperial Commercials bringing range of Daf trucks to Convoy in the Park

17 Jul 2017

Imperial Commercials, the UK’s largest Daf dealer with 39 locations, is exhibiting at Convoy in the Park and, supported by the local Imperial Derby team, will be bringing a number of exciting trucks.

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Sigma bringing anti-roll and anti-skid demonstrations to Convoy in the Park

17 Jul 2017

The Sigma Group is coming to Convoy in the Park and will be running anti-roll and anti-skid demonstrations in the Action Arena across the weekend.

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Eight racing championships to compete on the track at Convoy in the Park

16 Jul 2017

There will be racing from eight different championships at Convoy in the Park at Donington Park on 22-23 July – all promising close racing throughout the race.

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Backdraft Wheelie Fire truck is coming to Convoy in the Park

14 Jul 2017

Fans of action and stunts will be thrilled to hear that the Backdraft Wheelie Fire Truck is coming to Convoy in the Park at Donington Park on July 22-23.

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Hartshorne on the road to Convoy in the Park

14 Jul 2017

Midlands-based Volvo dealership Hartshorne Group will be at Convoy in the Park promoting its recently opened Nottingham branch.

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Taylors Transport to invite visitors to get behind the wheel at Convoy in the Park

12 Jul 2017

Logistics firm Taylors Transport is planning to have a large presence at Convoy in the Park at Donington Park on 22-23 July, bringing numerous trucks and offering visitors the chance to get behind the wheel.

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Mutha Truckers coming to Convoy in the Park

11 Jul 2017

Billed as ‘logistics with lipsticks,’ heroines of the high road the Mutha Truckers are bringing their own brand of comedy to Convoy in the Park at Donington Park on 22-23 July.

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Fleetex join the exhibition at Convoy in the Park

11 Jul 2017

Truck and trailer supplier Fleetex has confirmed that it will be exhibiting at Convoy in the Park at Donington Park on 22-23 July.

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Convoy in the Park to include ‘Spirit of the Show’ award

10 Jul 2017

There will be a special ‘spirit of the show’ award made at Convoy in the Park to the truck and driver who are judged to epitomise the ethos of the event.

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Smith masters the rain at Nurburgring

06 Jul 2017

Ryan Smith extended his lead in the 2017 BTRA British Truck Racing Championship with three strong performances at the Nurburgring event in Germany (30 June/1-2 July).

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The Malcolm Group to bring 17 vehicles to Convoy in the Park

06 Jul 2017

The Malcolm Group will be exhibiting at Convoy in the Park with 17 show-stopping vehicles competing across 14 categories.

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Walker Movements to exhibit at Convoy in the Park

05 Jul 2017

Truck and trailer retailer Walker Movements will be exhibiting at Convoy in the Park at Donington Park on 22-23 July. Walker Movements has been in business for more than 25 years now and if there’s one thing the company knows, it’s trucks.

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Racing timetable announced for Convoy in the Park

04 Jul 2017

Two days of racing have been announced for Convoy in the Park, including nine British Truck Racing Championship (BTRC) races and a full line-up of support races at Donington Park on July 22-23.

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Knights of Old and Merlin Academy exhibiting at Convoy in the Park

03 Jul 2017

Freight group Knights of Old Group will be attending Convoy in the Park at Donington Park on 22-23 July with training provider Merlin Academy, it has been confirmed.

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White Diamond exhibiting at Convoy in the Park

30 Jun 2017

Truck shine products manufacturer White Diamond will be exhibiting at Convoy in the Park at Donington Park on July 22-23, and will be bringing a range of its products.

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JJX Logistics celebrating 20 years in business at Convoy in the Park

29 Jun 2017

Logistics services provider JJX Logistics is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year, and as part of that the company will be exhibiting at Convoy in the Park at Donington Park on July 22-23.

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Sign up for the Fiery Foods Chilli-Eating Challenge at Convoy in the Park

28 Jun 2017

Reckon you can take hot food? Could you take on the hottest chillis nature has to offer? If you think you can, sign up to be a contestant at Convoy in the Park’s infamous Fiery Foods Chilli-Eating Challenge and prove it!

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Customising business Bailey Ltd to exhibit at Convoy in the Park

28 Jun 2017

Vehicle customisation and parts firm Bailey Ltd has confirmed that it will be exhibiting at Convoy in the Park at Donington Park on July 22-23.

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Power Maxed coming to Convoy in the Park

27 Jun 2017

Car detailing brand Power Maxed will be exhibiting at Convoy in the Park at Donington Park on July 22-23. Power Maxed retails a number of cleaning, lubricant and additive products that have been developed on its own British Touring Car Championship racing team.

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Keltruck bringing the Knights of the Round Table to Convoy in the Park

26 Jun 2017

Scania dealer Keltruck is bringing the Knights of the Round Table – 21 limited-edition Scania Topline 6×2 tractor units – to Convoy in the Park at Donington Park on July 22-23.

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Ireland’s strongest man coming to Convoy in the Park

26 Jun 2017

Sean O’Hagan, Ireland’s strongest man in 2015, will be appearing at Convoy in the Park at Donington Park to take part in the truck pull, it has been confirmed.

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MiX Telematics to monitor safety at the International Truck Grand Prix in Germany

23 Jun 2017

Vehicle and safety monitoring systems provide MiX Telematics has been enlisted by ADAC (Allgemeiner Deutscher Automobil-Club), organisers of the International Truck Grand Prix, to provide telematics services to the event.

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Montracon celebrating 40th anniversary at Convoy in the Park

22 Jun 2017

Trailer manufacturer Montracon will be exhibiting at Convoy in the Park at Donington Park on July 22-23, it has been confirmed.

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Collectors Toys Ireland coming to Convoy in the Park

21 Jun 2017

Irish model truck retailer Collectors Toys Ireland will be exhibiting its products at Convoy in the Park at Donington Park on July 22-23.

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The Johnny Cash Tribute confirmed for Convoy in the Park

19 Jun 2017

The Johnny Cash Tribute – aka Kevin Lovatt and his band – have been confirmed as playing at Convoy in the Park at Donington Park on July 22-23.

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Rubber duck

Get your own Scania rubber duck at Convoy in the Park

14 Jun 2017

People attending Convoy in the Park will have the chance to win one of 1,000 exclusive Convoy in the Park rubber ducks from Scania. The ducks – a nod to Kris Kristofferson’s character from the legendary trucking movie Convoy – will be available to win over both days of the festival.

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HRVS to bring full range of MAN commercial vehicles to Convoy in the Park

14 Jun 2017

Commercial vehicle dealer group HRVS will have a large presence at the Convoy in the Park truck show on 21-22 July, with two stands, about 100 new and used commercial vehicles, and of course race trucks.

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Search Impex confirmed as exhibiting at Convoy in the Park

09 Jun 2017

Model vehicle company Search Impex has been confirmed as an exhibitor at Convoy in the Park at Donington Park on July 22-23. Search Impex supplies a wide range of scale model trucks for business promotional use and for collectors.

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Family fun

Range of children’s activities announced at Convoy

08 Jun 2017

A range of activities for children will be available at Convoy in the Park, it has been announced. Things to do in the children’s zone include face painting and hair braiding, go-karts, a large mobile racing simulator and funfair rides and games such as waltzers and hook-a-duck.

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The Black Feathers

The Black Feathers to play at Convoy in the Park

06 Jun 2017

The Black Feathers, who play a mix of Americana, folk and acoustic indie rock, have been confirmed on the bill of Convoy in the Park. The duo have garnered critical acclaim in recent years and their debut album made the Top 10 in the iTunes Country chart and the Official UK Americana Chart.

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Convoy competition prize

Win your own convoy of trucks

05 Jun 2017

We have teamed up with our friends at Search Impex to offer an outstanding prize to one lucky winner – their own convoy of trucks! The convoy comprises five trucks, all limited edition models of well-known current or former UK haulage companies, and, with a combined value in excess of £650, this is a prize well worth winning.

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Red Pearl

Custom Scania show trucks Chimera and Red Pearl are coming to Convoy in the Park

31 May 2017

Customised Scania show trucks Chimera and Red Pearl will be appearing at Convoy in the Park at Donington Park on 22-23 July, it has been confirmed. The Scanias, which have been customized by Svempas in Sweden, travel the world to shows and exhibitions.

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Classic movie Convoy to be screened at outdoor cinema at Convoy in the Park

30 May 2017

Classic 1978 truck film Convoy will be shown in an outdoor cinema on Saturday 22 July at Convoy in the Park, organisers have announced. The Sam Peckinpah-directed Convoy is regarded as one of the all-time great trucking-based movies.

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Chrome Northwest

Chrome (Northwest) to exhibit at Convoy in the Park

30 May 2017

Automotive cleaning products provider Chrome (Northwest) Ltd have confirmed that they will be exhibiting at Convoy in the Park. Chrome is a family-run business based in Middlewich, Cheshire and offers a full range of no-nonsense automotive cleaning products.

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