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Modern Tire Dealer's

Tire Dealer of the Year

Each year Modern Tire Dealer selects one tire dealer for its annual Tire Dealer of the Year award. The collection of past winners is an honor roll of inspiring innovators and leaders who have changed the tire industry. When a new tire dealer is selected to join those ranks, he or she is highlighted in our September issue and featured on the cover of MTD. The Tire Dealer of the Year's favorite charity also receives a donation of $1,000 from MTD, and a portion of the proceeds from all congratulatory ads that appear in the September issue.

Nominations for 2019 are closed.

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

  • 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.

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Past Winners

Dealer of The Year 2013



Dealer of The Year 2015


Dealer of The Year 2014


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