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Heavy Hitter
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Heavy Hitter circa 2017

Owner

Heavy Hitter Racing

Driver

Derick Anson

Body Style

Chevy Silverado

Engine

500ci Chevrolet

Transmission

Bradco Transmission

Tires

66" Terra

Debut

2010

Heavy Hitter is a Chevy Silverado monster truck driven by Derick Anson out of Louisville, Kentucky. Anson has become one of the most famous rising stars since the 2010s and has competed in in the 2014 and 2015 Monster Jam Young Guns Shootouts. The truck has competed in different leagues such as Monster Jam and the Toughest Monster Truck Tour

History

  • 2010 - Heavy Hitter debuts with Derick Anson driving.
  • 2011 - The truck makes its Monster Truck Nationals debut.
  • 2012 - Derek and the truck makes its first Monster Jam appearance.
  • 2013 - Heavy Hitter makes its competitive debut in the Toughest Monster Truck and Monster X Tours (now called Monster Truck Destruction Tour). Derek would later win the East Coast staple of the Monster X Tour. The team also debuted Heavy Hitters teammate truck River Rat.
  • 2014 - Derek would get massive stadium appearances in Monster Jam. Later that year, he competed at the Young Guns Shootout at the World Finals.
  • 2015 - The truck would recieve its second Young Guns Shootout invitation.
  • 2016 - Heavy Hitter leaves the Monster Jam circuit. The team would later make its Monster Truck Throwdown debut.
  • 2017 - The team debuts the trucks new teammate, Basher.
  • 2018 - Derek wins two Monster Truck Nationals Championships for Racing and Freestyle.

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