Leroy, Ohio — April 24 —  The “Silver Bullet I” Big Rig pulling semi has been purchased by Dale Francis owner of Francis Engineering of Leroy, Ohio.  This sale was a part of the disbursal of the Fred Sanders Pulling Team trucks after the untimely death of Mr. Sanders earlier this year.  Francis is widely known as the architect of numerous V-8 Mack Big Rig pulling machines and at the end of 2023 completed numerous updates to the ‘Silver Bullet I’ under contract to Sanders.  This Mack V-8 powered truck was formerly driven by Richard Scott for the Sanders Team and was the USA-EAST Big Rig Champion in three different years:  2012-2013-2015.  Francis along with Dick Bonner of Mantua, Ohio also plan to campaign their twin “Maximus Prime” V-8 Macks at selected events in 2024.

Be sure to check out the 2024 Big Rigs Pulling action at select events this summer.  The opening season hook for the Big Rigs Modified Semis tour kicks off on Saturday June 15, 2024 (7:00PM)  held at the Big Rigs Nationals  at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds just outside of Brookville, Pennsylvania (I- 80 -Exit #81)  


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