Heavy Hitter
Heavy Hitter circa 2017


Heavy Hitter Racing


Derick Anson

Body Style

Chevy Silverado


500ci Chevrolet


Bradco Transmission


66" Terra



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


  • 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 receive 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.
  • 2019 - The chassis is repainted and is ran as Town Hauler/Demo Derby in the Hot Wheels Monster Trucks Live Tour under Derick Anson.

World Finals Appearances

  • 2014 - Derick Anson (Young Guns Shootout)
  • 2015 - Derick Anson (Young Guns Shootout)