Cummins Announces Winners of 9,000-Gallon Giveaway
– Cummins Inc. revealed the winners of its 9,000-Gallon Giveaway after a random drawing at Cummins headquarters Nov. 1, 2005. In the U.S., Brad Willard won the equivalent of a full tanker truck of diesel fuel. Willard is a company driver for H&M Trucking in Clinton, Ill., and drives a Peterbilt to haul food grade product, both liquid and dry, in a stainless steel tanker.In Canada, owner/operator Simon Giguere of St. Hyacinthe, PQ, also won 9,000 gallons of diesel fuel. He drives a Peterbilt 379 with a Cummins 2005 ISX 565-hp engine, and hauls mostly paper products on his aluminum flatbed trailer. Additionally, five runner-up prizes of $500 fuel cards were awarded, both in the United States and Canada.The 9,000-Gallon Giveaway officially ran between Mar. 31, 2005, the opening of the Mid-America Trucking Show, and Oct. 22, 2005, the close of the ExpoCam Show. More than 7,000 mail and online entries were received for the 9,000-Gallon Giveaway.