Rush Truck Centers names its top technician

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Updated Dec 18, 2014
Erick Lincoln (middle) with NASCAR driver Tony Stewart (right) and Rush Truck Center CEO Rusty Rush (left).Erick Lincoln (middle) with NASCAR driver Tony Stewart (right) and Rush Truck Center CEO Rusty Rush (left).

Erick Lincoln took home All Around Rodeo Champion honors at the ninth annual Rush Tech Rodeo in San Antonio Tuesday night.

It was the second such honor for Lincoln, a 16 year veteran technician of Rush Truck Center – Albuquerque, who also took first place in the heavy-duty Cummins category.

Lincoln, overall winner of the event in 2011, took home $16,100 in cash and prizes for his efforts.

“The recognition; the payoff of the training; the payoff for the late nights and long days; it means a lot,” he says of what the event means to him. “Rush, I spend more time with them than I do with my family. It’s nice to be recognized.”

Top Medium Duty Tech went to Justin Euler, of Rush Truck Center – St. Peters. Euler raked in $12,100 in cash and prizes.

Top Parts Tech, a new addition to the ninth installment of the Rush Rodeo, went to Jeremy Weifenbach, of Rush Truck Center – Houston. Weifenbach’s winnings tallied $10,100.

Jason Swann, of Rush Truck Center – Dallas and four time winner of the event, was heavy duty Reserve Grand Champion, brining in $9,350 in cash and prizes.