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ThorSport Racing switching to Tundras

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ThorSport Racing will switch from Chevrolets to Toyota Tundras next season, sources tell FOXSports.com.

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An announcement is expected on Wednesday.

ThorSport Racing made its NASCAR Camping World Truck Series debut in 1996.

The Sandusky, Ohio-based operation has competed full time since 1998. The company currently field trucks for Johnny Sauter, Matt Crafton and Dakoda Armstrong.

Sauter, 33, had a career-high second-place finish in the Truck points standings, bolstered by two wins, 11 top fives and 16 top-10 finishes in 25 starts. Sauter lost the Truck title by a mere six points to Austin Dillon despite winning the rain-shortened season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway.

Crafton, 35, finished eighth in the Truck series and posted his second career Truck win this season at Iowa Speedway.

Armstrong is one of the up-and-comers to keep an eye on in NASCAR. In seven Truck starts, the 20-year-old scored a career-best ninth at Kentucky Speedway.

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