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!
Lichfield-based haulier MA Ponsonby scooped the ‘Best in the Scania Village’ title at Convoy in the Park at Donington Park last weekend.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Trailer manufacturer Montracon will be exhibiting at Convoy in the Park at Donington Park on July 22-23, it has been confirmed.
Irish model truck retailer Collectors Toys Ireland will be exhibiting its products at Convoy in the Park at Donington Park on July 22-23.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.