Queen of the Ice Road

Queen of the Ice Road - Lisa Kelly. Photo supplied.
Queen of the Ice Road - Lisa Kelly. Photo supplied.

THE Queen of the Ice Road truckers is to visit a major event near Sleaford for fans of all things HGV.

Channel 5’s Ice Road Truckers series has become one of the most successful and popular programmes on British TV in recent years.

One of the big stars of the series has been the petite Lisa Kelly, who risks life and limb on the Dalton Highway, driving her huge rigs hauling vital supplies on the frozen lakes, known as the Ice Road.

On September 8 and 9 Lisa will be at the Newark Showground for Truckfest, when hundreds of trucks and monster trucks will arrive to take part.

Joining Lisa on Saturday will be Kate Ford from Coronation Street (better know as Tracey Barlow) and on Sunday actor Chris Fountain, also from Coronation Street, will be at Truckfest. Chris made a name for himself in the series Hollyoaks before joining Coronation Street.

Truckfest was created 29 years ago, celebrating its 30th anniversary in 2012.

Truckfest has provided that all important meeting place for all sectors of the industry but Truckfest is not just for those in the road haulage industry. The show is packed with fun things for all the family, and this year is no different.

With stars from TV and stage and the very best in motorised entertainment from monster truck Bigfoot, Slingshot and motorcycle stunt acts. Truckfest is the original series of road haulage events that has captured the imaginations of it’s fans for 30 years.

For details or to book tickets call 01775 768661 (day tickets 0844 209 7363).