Jasper-based Sidal, Inc. has agreed to sell Rally’s franchise operations to Checker’s Drive-In Restaurant, Inc.
The Rally's restaurants in the Tri-State that were part of the sale include the Jasper, Vincennes and Terre Haute locations. It's believed that at least for now, the restaurants will still carry the Rally's name.
Other restaurant operations sold by Sidal as part of the deal include:
East Chicago (5 stores)
Fort Wayne (7 stores)
South Bend (2 stores)
Springfield, IL (1 store)
"The sale of the Rally’s franchise operations was a decision that will provide business opportunities for both organizations,” stated Al Ruckriegel, owner/operator of Sidal, Inc. “Our Company’s solid foundation of restaurant experience provides strong roots for future expansion and development.”