Western Star Customer Wins A First Prize In Paul K. Young Truck Beauty Championship

WILLOUGHBY, OHIO...Western Star customer Loren Kelsey and his Western Star 4900 SA straight truck placed first in the Expeditor Category of the Paul K. Young Memorial Truck Beauty Championship held at the recent Mid-America Truck Show in Louisville, Ky.



Mr. Kelsey's maroon, Western Star 4900 SA features a high visibility hood, 13" air cleaners and many other factory trim items that made the unit a show stopper.



"Many people ask me how much I have spent on aftermarket accessories -- I tell them nothing -- the truck as you see it is how I bought it from Western Star," said Mr. Kelsey, who also placed 2nd in the contest’s OEM interior category.



Based in Rochester Hills, Michigan, Mr. Kelsey’s business – LMK Expediting -- transports expedited parts for the automotive manufacturing industry. He purchased his Western Star in April 2001.



“Western Star trucks are renowned for their premium styling and we are very pleased to see Mr. Kelsey recognized for his handsome Western Star 4900,” said Ann Demitruk, Western Star Director of Marketing. “We congratulate Mr. Kelsey and all the other contestants on their great-looking trucks.”



Western Star Trucks Inc. is a subsidiary of Freightliner LLC, the leading North American producer of heavy-duty trucks. Headquartered in Willoughby, Ohio, Western Star produces heavy-duty custom trucks for long-haul and vocational applications. Freightliner LLC is a DaimlerChrysler Company, the world's leading commercial vehicle manufacturer.

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