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2011 FleetBoard Drivers' League Truckermania Launched

German carmaker Daimler announced today it is taking registrations for the 2011 edition of the FleetBoard Drivers' League, a competition for truckers that runs under the Truckermania motto.Registration for the traditional FleetBoard Drivers League is open from May 1st-31st, 2011 at the following link.

This is the ninth time Daimler is organizing this event, with drivers from Germany, Austria, Switzerland, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom, Italy, France, Spain, Poland, the Czech Republic, Romania, South Africa and the Middle East being accepted into the competition.

"The FleetBoard Drivers' League is a special time of year and provides excitement for thousands of truck drivers and their companies by showcasing driving skills and sporting competition,"
said Markus Lipinsky, Managing Director of Daimler FleetBoard.

The best driver from each country will qualify for the live finals in September. Then, after special types of practical driving challenges, the most economical Mercedes-Benz truck driver in the world will be crowned.

Truckermania FleetBoard Drivers' League prizes are listed below:
  • 1st place: Experience the Truck Race in Spain up close with UTA. UTA will send two people to Madrid for a week to watch the Truck Race European championship on October 2nd, 2011 in Jarama.
  • The company with the victorious driver will receive 3-months free driving on an Actros articulated truck including FleetBoard Vehicle Management, sponsored by Mercedes-Benz CharterWay.
  • 2nd place: DTM VIP tickets for final races on October 22nd-23rd, 2011 at the Hockenheimring tracks, including access to the paddocks, exclusive catering and overnight accommodation for two from Mercedes-Benz TrailerAxleSystems.
  • 3rd place: One set of four automobile tires - summer or winter - from MICHELIN.
  • The companies with the second and third placed drivers will each receive one set of six truck tires - with the X ENERGY SAVERGREEN XF and XD profiles from MICHELIN.
  • All other finalists will receive high-quality watches from MICHELIN.


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