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Ben Rhodes

Team: ThorSport Racing-27-CWT
Age / DOB:  (20) / 2/21/1997

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Ben Rhodes (No. 27 Safelite Auto Glass Toyota Tundra) had the best 10-lap consecutive average speed in the lone practice for the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Next Era Energy Resources 250 at Florida's Daytona Int'l Speedway.
The average speed of 187.298 mph was best of the 16 trucks that ran at least 10 consecutive laps on the track for this session. No. 24 Scott Lagasse Jr., No. 29 Chase Briscoe, No. 21 Johnny Sauter and No. 17 Timothy Peters make up the rest of the top five on this list. Feb 23 - 8:08 PM

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Ben Rhodes' (No. 27 Toyota Tundra) 2017 campaign will be led by crew chief Eddie Troconis, who called the shots for Cameron Hayley in 2016 at ThorSport Racing.

Troconis enters his second full-time season in the series atop the pit box. In his first full-time season, the Mexico native was credited with six top-five and 11 top-10 finishes. The Down Low on Daytona... In Rhodes' Daytona Int'l Speedway debut in 2016, the Louisville, KY native started 24th, and finished seventh in the 100-lap event.-ThorSport Racing
Feb 21 - 1:59 AM

ThorSport Racing announced today that 19-year-old Louisville, KY native, Ben Rhodes, will return to the Sandusky, Ohio-based team for the 2017 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) season.

Rhodes, who competed in the series during his rookie campaign in 2016, will pilot the No. 27 Toyota Tundra as he makes a bid for the series championship in 2017. Rhodes, the 2014 NASCAR K&N Pro Series East Champion, Rookie of the Year, and Most Popular Driver, joined ThorSport Racing and the NCWTS in 2016, following a part-time, 10 race schedule in the NASCAR Xfinity Series in 2015. Rhodes' 2017 campaign will be led by crew chief Eddie Troconis.-ThorSport Racing
Jan 31 - 4:38 PM

Ben Rhodes (No. 41 Alpha Energy Solutions Toyota Tundra), who will be making his 27th career NCWTS start on Friday night, will make his second career start at the 1.5-mile Homestead-Miami Speedway.

He made his track debut in the 2015 XFINITY Series season finale for JR Motorsports. The Louisville, KY native started 18th and finished 20th. In eight career NCWTS starts on an Intermediate-style track (1.5-miles in length), Rhodes has one top-10 (Atlanta), and four top-15 finishes.-ThorSport Racing
Wed, Nov 16, 2016 10:52:00 PM

Ben Rhodes (No. 41 The Carolina Nut Co./Albertsons Toyota Tundra) finished 14th in Friday night's NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) Lucas Oil 150 at Phoenix Int’l Raceway in Avondale, AZ.

He started 9th in the lineup and completed all laps of the 150-lap race. Rhodes, who entered all 22 truck races so far this season, dropped one spot to 14th in the 2016 NCWTS Championship standings after this event.
Sun, Nov 13, 2016 12:04:00 AM

Ben Rhodes (No. 41 Carolina Nut Co. Toyota Tundra), who will be making his 26th career NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) start on Friday night, will make his second career start at Phoenix International Raceway (PIR).

In his debut, in 2014, he started fourth and finished fifth. The team will unload chassis No. 36 for the Lucas Oil 150 at PIR. This is the same chassis Rhodes piloted to a 28th-place finish at Dover, a 13th-place finish at Kentucky and an 11th-place finish at Pocono Raceway earlier this season.-ThorSport Racing
Wed, Nov 9, 2016 01:43:00 PM

Ben Rhodes (No. 41 Alpha Energy Solutions Toyota Tundra) made his second career start at Texas Motor Speedway (TMS) in Friday night's NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Striping Technology 350.

Starting eighth, he battled a Toyota Tundra that was good at the beginning of a run, but loose in traffic, and tight at the end of a run. With only three cautions slowing the 32-truck field for 12 laps, Rhodes was unable to make gains throughout the night. He ran as high as seventh, but consistently inside the top-15 throughout the 147-lap event, and settled for a 15th-place finish behind race winner, Johnny Sauter.-ThorSport Racing
Mon, Nov 7, 2016 11:39:00 AM

Ben Rhodes (No. 41 Alpha Energy Solutions Toyota Tundra), who will be making his 25th career NCWTS start on Friday night, will make his second career start at Texas Motor Speedway in the Striping Technology 350.

In his debut earlier this season, he started 12th, ran as high as second, and finished 11th. Intermediate Track Facts... In seven career NCWTS starts on an Intermediate-style track (1.5-miles in length), Rhodes has one top-10 (Atlanta), and three top-15 finishes (Texas, Kentucky, Vegas).-ThorSport Racing
Tue, Nov 1, 2016 04:43:00 PM

Ben Rhodes (No. 41 Texas Roadhouse Toyota Tundra) finished 19th in Saturday's NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) Texas Roadhouse 200 at Martinsville (VA) Speedway.

He started 14th in the lineup and completed all laps of the 200-lap race. Rhodes, who entered all 20 truck races so far this season, is 13th in the 2016 NCWTS Championship standings after this event.
Sun, Oct 30, 2016 12:47:00 PM

Ben Rhodes (No. 41 Texas Roadhouse Toyota Tundra) has two NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) starts to his credit at Martinsville Speedway since 2014.

His success includes one pole (April, 2016), 42 laps led (April, 2016), and one top-10 finish (March, 2014). Martinsville Rewind - April, 2016... Rhodes started first, his career first NCWTS 21 Means 21 pole award, led the field once for 42 laps, and finished 16th due to a long pit stop early in the race, and a late-race spin.-ThorSport Racing
Wed, Oct 26, 2016 09:23:00 PM

Ben Rhodes, driver of the No. 41 XPO Logistics Toyota Tundra, made his track debut at Talladega Superspeedway in Saturday's NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Fred's 250.

Starting 25th, the Sunoco Rookie of the Year contender utilized the draft, and pit strategy, to break into the top-15 by lap 30, and was scored inside the top-five by lap 50. Unfortunately, just past lap 60, as Rhodes was running third, the "Big One" collected the ThorSport Racing driver and 13 other trucks. Rhodes would be credited with a 24th-place finish behind race winner, Grant Enfinger.-ThorSport Racing
Mon, Oct 24, 2016 11:48:00 AM

Ben Rhodes (No. 41 XPO Logistics Toyota Tundra), who will be making his 23rd career NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) start on Saturday, will also make his track debut at the 2.66-mile Talladega Superspeedway.

The Louisville, KY native has one superspeedway start to his credit. Rhodes started 24th, and finished seventh at Daytona International Speedway earlier this season. Race Rewind - Las Vegas...Making his track debut at Las Vega Motor Speedway in the NCWTS, Rhodes started eighth, ran as high as seventh, and finished 12th.-ThorSport Racing
Tue, Oct 18, 2016 03:14:00 PM

Ben Rhodes and Alpha Energy Solutions, in conjunction with ThorSport Racing, are pleased to announce a partnership with Texas Roadhouse for the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Texas Roadhouse 200 presented by Alpha Energy Solutions at Martinsville Speedway on October 29.

Rhodes, a 2016 Sunoco Rookie of the Year contender, earned his career first pole at the half-mile paperclip earlier this season, and will make his third career start at the Virginia track later this month piloting the No. 41 Texas Roadhouse Toyota Tundra for the event.-ThorSport Racing
Mon, Oct 17, 2016 03:36:00 PM

Ben Rhodes (No. 41 USA Cares Toyota Tundra) finished 12th in Saturday night's NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) DC Solar 350 at Las Vegas (NV) Motor Speedway.

He started 8th in the lineup and completed all laps of the 146-lap race. Rhodes, who entered all 18 truck races so far this season, is 13th in the 2016 NCWTS Championship standings after this event.
Mon, Oct 3, 2016 07:51:00 PM

Ben Rhodes (No. 41 The Carolina Nut Co Toyota Tundra) finished 15th in Saturday's NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) UNOH 175 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon, NH.

He started 5th in the lineup and completed all laps of the 175-lap race. Rhodes, who started in all 17 truck races so far this season, is 13th in the 2016 NCWTS Championship standings after this event.
Sun, Sep 25, 2016 09:27:00 PM