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Ben Rhodes

Team: ThorSport Racing-41-CWT
Age / DOB:  (19) / 2/21/1997

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Ben Rhodes (#41 USA Cares/Alpha Energy Solutions Toyota Tundra), who will be making his 10th career NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) start on Friday, will make his track debut in the NC Education Lottery 200 at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
The team will utilize chassis No. 41 for Friday night's race; the same chassis Cameron Hayley piloted to one top-five (Kansas) and four top-10 finishes in 2015.-ThorSport Racing May 17 - 4:47 PM

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Ben Rhodes (#41 Carolina Nut Co./Alpha Energy Solutions Toyota Tundra) has three previous starts at Dover's Monster Mile, one in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series in 2015, and two in the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East in 2013 and 2014.

In 2015, Rhodes started ninth and finished 22nd, due to a crash. In 2014 Rhodes started third, led 21 laps, and finished 15th, and in 2013 the ThorSport Racing driver started 10th and finished 26th, due to a crash. Rhodes is currently second in the Sunoco Rookie of the Year standings behind leader, William Byron after four of 23 races this season.-ThorSport Racing
May 10 - 7:54 PM

Ben Rhodes (#41 Operation BBQ Relief Toyota Tundra) finished 18th in Friday night's NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Toyota Tundra 250 at Kansas Speedway.

He started 10th in the lineup and led five laps. He was running in the top five on the last lap but was involved in a wreck coming to the finish. Rhodes, who has competed in all four series races so far this season, dropped two spots to 12th in the 2016 NCWTS Championship standings after this event.
May 7 - 1:14 PM

Ben Rhodes (#41 Operation BBQ Relief/Alpha Energy Solutions Toyota Tundra) will make his Kansas Speedway debut in Friday night's 167 lap event.

In Rhodes' intermediate track debut earlier this season, the Louisville, Kentucky native started seventh and finished sixth at Atlanta Motor Speedway. The No. 41 ThorSport Racing team will utilize chassis No. 53 for Friday night's Toyota Tundra 250 at Kansas Speedway. This is the same chassis that Rhodes piloted at Atlanta.-ThorSport Racing
May 3 - 3:00 PM

Ben Rhodes earned his first career NASCAR Camping World Truck Series pole for Saturday's NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Alpha Energy Solutions 250 at Virginia's Martinsville Speedway and finished 16th.

The ThorSport Racing driver led one time for 42 laps in the 255-lap event, his first laps led in the NCWTS. In two starts at the paperclip, Rhodes has one pole and one top-10 finish. In seven NCWTS starts in the NCWTS, he has one top-five and six top-10 finishes. Rhodes is currently 10th in the 2016 NCWTS Championship standings.
Apr 4 - 11:00 AM

Ben Rhodes wins the Keystone Light 21 means 21 Pole Award for the 18th Annual Alpha Energy Solutions 250 with a lap of 19.659 seconds, 96.322 mph.

This is the #41 Alpha Energy Solutions Toyota Tundra driver's first pole in seven NASCAR Camping World Truck Series races. It is his second top-10 start in 2016. Sprint Cup regular Kyle Busch (second) posted his first top-10 NCWTS start of 2016 and his fifth in nine truck races at Martinsville Speedway. Johnny Sauter (third) posted his 12th top-10 start at Martinsville. It is his second in three races this season.
Apr 2 - 2:05 PM

Ben Rhodes (#41 Alpha Energy Solutions Toyota Tundra) is fastest in the second practice for the Camping World Truck Series Alpha Energy Solutions 250.

At 95.448 mph, he was the fastest of the 38 trucks out on the track for this session. #9 William Byron, #00 Cole Custer, #29 Tyler Reddick and #23 Spencer Gallagher are the rest of the top five on the speed chart. Natalie Decker was the slowest in the #14 Chevy Silverado.
Apr 1 - 2:58 PM

Ben Rhodes (#41 Alpha Energy Solutions Toyota Tundra) made his NASCAR Camping World Truck Series debut at Martinsville Speedway on Sunday, March 30, 2014 with Turner Scott Motorsports (started 12th, finished 8th).

Rhodes continues to lead the 2016 Sunoco Rookie of the Year battle with 30 points, five points ahead of second place, Grant Enfinger going into the third race of the season at Martinsville.-ThorSport Racing
Mar 30 - 10:23 PM

Ben Rhodes (#41 Alpha Energy Solutions Toyota Tundra) started seventh and finished sixth in Saturday’s Great Clips 200 at Atlanta Motor Speedway.

Running 13th with 20 laps to go, Rhodes narrowly missed a wreck that happened at the front of the field involving his ThorSport Racing teammate, Matt Crafton. After a short red flag, Rhodes restarted the race seventh on lap 113 and fell back to 10th before the final caution flag flew on lap 124 for an accident in Turn 4. The Sunoco Rookie of the Year contender restarted seventh for the green-white-checkered flag shootout and crossed the stripe in the sixth position behind race winner John Hunter Nemechek. Points position: 8th.
Mar 1 - 12:17 PM

Although Ben Rhodes will be making his Atlanta Motor Speedway debut in this weekend's 130-lap NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) event at the 1.54-mile track, he won't be making his debut in Atlanta.

The NASCAR Next alumni raced on the front stretch quarter-mile in Legend Cars and Bandoleros during Thursday Thunder competition, including finishing second three times in 2011 in Legends Car competition. The #41 ThorSport Racing team will utilize chassis No. 53 for the Great Clips 200. This is the same chassis that Rhodes teammate, Cameron Hayley piloted to one top-five finish at Pocono (Pa.) Raceway (4th), and four top-10 finishes; Kentucky (9th), Pocono (4th), Las Vegas (10th) and Texas(10th).-ThorSport Racing
Feb 23 - 5:18 PM

Friday night's NextEra Energy Resources 250 marked Ben Rhodes debut behind the wheel of the No. 41 Alpha Energy Solutions Toyota Tundra for ThorSport Racing, and also his debut at the 2.5-mile Daytona International Speedway (DIS).

Starting from 24th, the Sunoco Racing Rookie of the Year contender received front-end damage at lap 42 when three trucks made contact on the frontstretch. In what would become the "big one" at DIS, which involved 18 trucks, and ultimately brought out the red flag, Rhodes received more front-end damage on his Toyota Tundra, but was able to complete the final two laps before crossing the stripe in the seventh position behind race winner, Johnny Sauter. He was the highest finishing Sunoco Rookie of Year contender. In five NCWTS starts, Rhodes has one top-five and four top-10 finishes.-ThorSport racing
Feb 22 - 3:48 PM

Ben Rhodes (#41 Alpha Energy Solutions Toyota) had the best 10-lap consecutive average speed in the first practice for the Camping World Truck Series NextEra Energy Resources 250.

His average of 185.899 mph was best of the nine trucks that ran 10 consecutive laps on the track for this session. #29 Tyler Reddick, #00 Cole Custer, #17 Timothy Peters and #05 John Wes Townley are the rest of the top five on this list.
Feb 19 - 9:39 AM

Although Ben Rhodes (#41 Alpha Energy Solutions Toyota Tundra) has four previous NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) starts to his credit, the 18-year-old will make his Daytona debut in Friday night's 100-lap season-opening NextEra Energy Resources 250.

Kevin Bellicourt will call the shots for Ben Rhodes in his rookie season in the NCWTS. Bellicourt was Rhodes car chief at Turner Scott Motorsports when the Louisville, KY native won the 2014 NASCAR K&N Pro Series East championship.-ThorSport Racing
Feb 17 - 2:15 PM

Kevin Bellicourt, crew chief for 2015 K&N Pro East Champion William Byron, to serve as crew chief for Ben Rhodes in the 2015 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series.

In his first year as a crew chief, he paired with HScott with Justin Marks rookie driver Byron, with the hopes of making big things happen. The result: four victories, five top-five and 11 top-10 finishes, the 2015 NASCAR K&N Pro Series East championship. Rhodes will pilot the #41 Alpha Energy Solutions Toyota Tundra with ThorSport Racing in 2016.
Fri, Dec 18, 2015 02:00:00 PM

NASCAR K&N Pro Series East (NKNPSE) Champion, Ben Rhodes announced today he has signed with ThorSport Racing for the 2016 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) season.

Rhodes will pilot the No. 41 Alpha Energy Solutions Toyota Tundra as he competes for Sunoco Rookie of the Year honors and the series' championship title in 2016. Rhodes, the 2014 NKNPSE Champion, Rookie of the Year, and Most Popular Driver, is looking forward to competing with a championship-caliber organization in 2016. After his championship year in the NKNPSE, Rhodes raced a part-time, 10-race schedule in the 2015 NASCAR XFINITY Series, earning his first NASCAR national series pole in just his seventh start at Road America in Elkart Lake, Wisc. (August), and picking up a series-best seventh-place finish in his first series start at Iowa Speedway in Newton (May).-ThorSport Racing
Tue, Dec 15, 2015 02:28:00 PM