ThorSport Truck Team Switching To Ford

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ThorSport Racing will change manufacturers from Ford to Toyota for the 2018 Camping World Truck Series season. (NASCAR photo)

SANDUSKY, Ohio — Following their departure from the Toyota family, ThorSport Racing officials announced Monday that the team will partner with Ford Performance for the 2018 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series season and beyond.

Racing into its 23rd year of competition, the team looks to add to its notable history with support from the Dearborn-based manufacturer.

“With 23 years in the NCWTS, we look forward to our new partnership with Ford Performance in NASCAR,” said team owner Duke Thorson. “Our pursuit of wins and championships remains at the forefront of our objectives.”

“We’re excited that ThorSport Racing has decided to switch to a F-Series truck for the 2018 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series,” added Mark Rushbrook, global director, Ford Performance Motorsports. “ThorSport is a proven championship-level team in the series, and we look forward to providing them the aero and simulation technical support that will ensure they remain at the top level of the Truck Series.”

In addition, team officials confirmed that Matt Crafton will return to the team for his 14th consecutive season, with continued support from Menards.

A full driver and sponsor lineup for ThorSport Racing will be released in the near future.

CREDIT: ThorSport Racing

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