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About Modern Tire Dealer's Annual Tire Dealer of the Year Award

There is no higher honor a tire dealer can receive than joining the prestigious list of winners of Modern Tire Dealer’s Tire Dealer of the Year. In addition to the industry recognition, the MTD Tire Dealer of the Year’s favorite charity will receive a minimum of $1,000 from MTD. The winner will also be featured on the cover of our September issue and spotlighted in a feature article. 2018 nominations are now closed. Thank you to all who entered. The winner will be announced in September.

In selecting MTD ’s Tire Dealer of the Year, judges will consider five elements:

  • 1Business Success
  • 2Marketing Skills
  • 3Management Skills
  • 4Industry Knowledge
  • 5Community Involvement

2018 Tire Dealer of the Year

John Quirk

Company: VIP Inc. dba VIP Tires & Service.

Location: Auburn, Maine.

For the past 33 years, John Quirk has steered the business his grandfather founded in 1926. He’s led a major acquisition, taken on a new brand name and sold business units that had been the backbone of two family-owned tire dealerships. He’s transformed VIP Tires & Service into a retail-focused operation with 57 stores in three states, and $70 million in sales.

Read more about our Tire Dealer of the Year

Past Winners

Dealer of The Year 2013



Dealer of The Year 2015


Dealer of The Year 2014


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