Eckes to run full time in Trucks for ThorSport this season

ThorSport Racing announced that they’ve continued their partnership with AHI Facility Services, Inc. Christian Eckes will also be returning to ThorSport Racing for the 2022 season as he will be representing the AHI colors on his No. 98 Toyota Tundra TRD Pro for the Feb. 18 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series event at Daytona International Speedway.

AHI Facility Services provides cost-effective world-class integrated facility services to commercial building owners and/or managers nationwide, while simultaneously providing their employees, tenants, and visitors a clean environment in which to work, office, and visit.

“We are thrilled to continue our partnership with ThorSport Racing this season,” said Todd Haddock, President of AHI Facility Services, Inc. ‘I am excited to see the AHI Facility Services Toyota Tundra TRD Pro hit the track at Daytona with Christian Eckes.”

The 2022 season will be Eckes first full-time season with ThorSport Racing following a part-time schedule last year where scored his first career win in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series at Las Vegas Motor Speedway

“I am extremely excited to be back with ThorSport Racing and ready to kick the year off at Daytona with AHI Facility Services on the No. 98 Toyota Tundra TRD Pro,” Eckes said. ‘This is an amazing opportunity and I’m more than ready to show that I belong.”

The team will have defending champion Ben Rhodes back as well as Matt Crafton too. The fourth driver has yet to be announced.

So what’s the entry list looking like now?

Chevrolet (17)

Niece Motorsports (4) – Dean Thompson (No. 40), Carson Hocevar (No. 42), Kris Wright (No. 44), Lawless Alan (No. 45)

Young’s Motorsports (3) – Jesse Little/Kaz Grala (No. 02), Spencer Boyd (No. 12), Danny Bohn (No. 20)

GMS Racing (2) – Grant Enfinger (No. 23), Jack Wood (No. 24)

McAnally Hilgemann Racing (2) – Derek Kraus (No. 19), Colby Howard (No. 91)

Rackley War (1) – Matt DiBenedetto (No. 25)

CR7 Motorsports (1) – Blaine Perkins (No. 9)

Spire Motorsports (1) – Driver and number TBA

Norm Benning Racing (1) – Norm Benning (No. 6)

Henderson Motorsports (1) – Parker Kligerman (No. 75) *part time

Reaume Brothers (1) – Chris Hacker (number TBA)

Toyota (17)

ThorSport Racing (4) – Matt Crafton (No. 88), Christian Eckes (No. 98), Ben Rhodes (No. 99), TBA (4th Truck)

Kyle Busch Motorsports (3) – John Hunter Nemechek (No. 4), Chandler Smith (No. 18), Kyle Busch/Corey Heim (No. 51)

Hattori Racing Enterprises (2) – Tyler Ankrum (No. 16), Chase Purdy (No. 61)

G2G Racing (2) – Matt Jaskol (No. 46), Johnny Sauter/Roger Reuse/Tim Viens (No. 47)

Halmar Friesen Racing (2) – Stewart Friesen (No. 52), Todd Bodine (TBA)* part time

Hill Motorsports (2) – Tyler Hill (No. 5) *part time, Timmy Hill (No. 56)

On Point Motorsports (1) – Tate Fogleman (No. 30)

Cook Racing Technologies (1) – Clay Greenfield (No. 84)

Ford (4)

David Gilliland Racing (3) – Hailie Deegan (No. 1), Tanner Gray (No. 15), Ryan Preece/Taylor Gray (No. 17)

Front Row Motorsports (1) – Zane Smith (No. 38)

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