VANCOUVER, B.C.-Bill DeWitt of B*&*K Tireworld in Sicamous, B.C., a Tirecraft associate store, proved he could change a tire faster than anyone during a Tire Rodeo held as part of the Tire Dealers Association of Canada convention and trade show Feb. 14-17 in Vancouver. Mr. DeWitt demounted and installed a P235/75R15 on a rim in 1 minute, 22.53 seconds to win the $500 top prize.
Second place and $250 went to Paul Hillis of Tirecraft/Abbotsford, B.C., who demounted and installed the tire in 1 minute, 24.06 seconds.
Rick Housworth of Excel/Glendale Tire Ltd. in Nelson, B.C., finished third with a time of 1 minute, 37.61 seconds and took home a $150 prize.
The tire rodeo was sponsored by FMC of Canada Ltd.