Taking the Optifuel challenge


A sunny Wednesday in October the Estoril race circuit outside Lisbon, Portugal saw 37 of Europe and north Africa’s best HGV drivers go head to head for the title Renault Trucks’ Optifuel Challenge Eco Driver of the Year 2015. Representing the UK were Simon Ellis, pictured right, who drives for Wincanton on its Sainsbury’s contract in Northampton, and Les Burkey, a DHL driver working on the Iceland contract in Enfield. The 37 from 20 countries were chosen from 9,000 applicants, […]