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Ben Rhodes

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

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Ben Rhodes (No. 41 Alpha Energy Solutions Ford F-150) finished 12th in Monday's NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) Alpha Energy Solutions 250 at Martinsville (VA) Speedway.
He started on the pole, led a race-high 134 laps and completed all laps of the 250-lap race. Rhodes is currently 4th in the 2018 NCWTS driver point standings after this event, 2 points behind 3rd place Brett Moffitt and 33 points behind leader Johnny Sauter. Mar 27 - 7:47 PM

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Ben Rhodes (No. 41 Alpha Energy Solutions Ford F-150) won the Pole Award for today's Alpha Energy Solutions 250 with a lap of 19.737 seconds, 95.942 mph.

This is his third pole in 54 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) races. It is his first pole and first top-10 start in 2018 and his second pole in six races at Martinsville Speedway. Matt Crafton (2nd) posted his third top-10 start of 2018 and his 16th in 33 races at Martinsville. Grant Enfinger (3rd) posted his second top-10 start at Martinsville and his third in four series races this season. Myatt Snider (9th) was the fastest qualifying Sunoco Rookie of the Year contender.
Mar 24 - 12:40 PM

Kicking off the season strong, Ben Rhodes (No. 41 Alpha Energy Solutions Ford F-150) has accumulated two top-five and three top-10 finishes in the first three races on the schedule, but heads to the first short-track of the season.

He looks to improve on last season's 20th-place and ninth-place finishes at Martinsville Speedway. On his resume? The 2014 NASCAR K&N Pro East Championship, a schedule heavily emphasized on short-track competition. This weekend will be special for Rhodes and Alpha Energy Solutions, not only partnering with the No. 41 team once again, but also headlining the Alpha Energy Solutions 250. With title sponsorship for the event, Rhodes will have many hometown supporters and partners in Alpha in the stands, cheering him on in this weekend's race.-ThorSport Racing
Mar 21 - 12:59 PM

Ben Rhodes (No. 41 Ben Rhodes Alpha Energy Solutions Ford F-150) finished 7th in Friday night's NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) Stratosphere 200 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

He started 15th in the lineup and completed all laps of the 134-lap race. Rhodes is currently 5th in the 2018 NCWTS drivers point standings after this event.
Mar 4 - 2:48 PM

Ben Rhodes (No. 41 Alpha Energy Solutions Ford F-150) had the best 10-lap consecutive average speed in the first practice for the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Stratosphere 200 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

His average speed of 175.189 mph was best of the eight trucks that ran at least 10 consecutive laps on the track for this session. No. 4 Spencer Davis (175.066 mph), No. 18 Noah Gragson (174.992), No 98. Grant Enfinger (174.904), No. 51 Kyle Busch (174.091), No. 45 Justin Fontaine (173.583), Cody Coughlin (168.603) and No. 54 Justin Marks (166.094) are the rest on this list.
Mar 1 - 8:08 PM

Heading into this weekend's race, Ben Rhodes is not only one more year experienced in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, he's also one year older.

Rhodes turned 21 Wednesday, Feb. 21, accomplishing quite a bit in his career that includes one win (Las Vegas), 10 top-five and 21 top-10 finishes, in addition to two pole awards and 258 laps led. The No. 41 Alpha Energy Solutions Ford F-150 team will unveil chassis No. 62, "Jasmine," for Saturday's NCWTS Active Pest Control 200 at Atlanta Motor Speedway (AMS). "Jasmine" is the same chassis Rhodes piloted to a fourth-place finish at Atlanta, eighth at Charlotte, a pole and second-place finish at Pocono Raceway, and sixth at Chicagoland Speedway, in 2017.-ThorSport Racing
Feb 22 - 8:54 PM

Ben Rhodes (No. 41 Alpha Energy Solutions/Ride TV Ford F-150) finished 4th in Friday night's NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) season-opening NextEra Energy Resources 250 at Daytona Int'l Speedway.

He started 24th in the lineup and completed all laps of the 100-lap race. Rhodes opens the season 7th in the 2018 NCWTS driver championship standings.
Feb 19 - 12:30 PM

Ben Rhodes (No. 41 Alpha Energy Solutions/Ride TV Ford F-150) is fastest in the second practice for the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series season-opening NextEra Energy Resources 250 at Daytona Int'l Speedway.

He ran a quick lap of 192.897 mph in this session. No. 24 Justin Haley, No. 21 Johnny Sauter, No. 28 Bryan Dauzat and No. 4 David Gilliland round out the top-five of the 34 trucks practicing in this session. BJ McLeod in the No. 1 Chevrolet Silverado was the slowest. Rhodes also had the fastest 10-lap average speed (188.095 mph) among the seven trucks that ran at least 10 consecutive laps on the track for this session.
Feb 15 - 5:03 PM

In 22 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) starts last season, Ben Rhodes (No. 41 Ford F-150) earned one pole (Pocono), and led 160 laps en route to one win (Las Vegas), six top-five, and 12 top-10 finishes.

In 49 NCWTS races, Rhodes has two poles, and has led 215 laps en route to one win, nine top-five, and 20 top-10 finishes. Crew Chief Eddie Troconis will once again be calling the shots for Rhodes atop the pit box this season, returning for a second season with the young gun after last season's Playoff push and fifth place finish in the point standings.-ThorSport Racing
Feb 13 - 4:16 PM

Entering his third full-time season in NASCAR's Camping World Truck Series, Louisville, Kentucky-native Ben Rhodes will return to ThorSport Racing for 2018.

He has tallied one win, nine top-five and 20 top-10 finishes, two pole awards and led 258 laps over the past two seasons for ThorSport. Piloting the No. 41 NCWTS entry for the team in 2018, with backing from Ford, Rhodes notes his anticipation for the upcoming season, saying "It's great to be back this year at ThorSport Racing with Ford behind us." Rhodes and the No. 41 ThorSport team kick off the 2018 season at Daytona International Speedway, taking the green flag Feb. 16 for the NextEra Energy Resources 250.-ThorSport Racing
Jan 23 - 9:32 PM

Ben Rhodes (No. 27 Safelite AutoGlass Toyota Tundra) finished 19th in last Friday night's NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) season-ending Ford EcoBoost 200 at Homestead-Miami Speedway in Homestead, FL.

He started second in the lineup, led 43 laps and completed 130 laps of the 134-lap race. Rhodes competed in all 23 truck races this year and closed out the season fifth in the 2017 NCWTS driver championship standings.
Fri, Nov 24, 2017 10:54:00 AM

Ben Rhodes (No. 27 Safelite AutoGlass Toyota Tundra) made his Homestead-Miami Speedway debut in 2016. He started 11th, and finished 20th.

2017 Season Stats... In 22 starts this season, the ThorSport Racing driver has earned one pole (Pocono), and led 160 laps en route to one win (Las Vegas), six top-five, and 12 top-10 finishes. Truck Series Stats... In 49 NCWTS races, Rhodes has two poles, and has led 215 laps en route to one win, nine top-five, and 20 top-10 finishes.-ThorSport Racing
Thu, Nov 16, 2017 09:01:00 PM

Ben Rhodes (No. 27 Safelite Auto Glass Toyota Tundra) was credited with a 20th place DNF in Friday night's NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) Lucas Oil 150 at Phoenix Raceway in Avondale, AZ.

He started third in the lineup but was taken out by another driver (Accident) and was done for the night after 129 laps into the 150-lap event. Since this was the elimination race for the Chase Round of 6, only the top four continue to the Chase Championship 4 round at Homestead-Miami Speedway next weekend. Rhodes was ranked fifth after this race and will not be in the playoffs in the season finale.
Sun, Nov 12, 2017 10:46:00 AM

Ben Rhodes (No. 27 Safelite AutoGlass Toyota Tundra) will make his third career NASCAR Camping World Truck Series start at Phoenix Int'l Raceway on Friday night.

He has a track-best start of fourth (2014), and a track-best finish of fifth (2014). Rhodes, who is currently fifth in the 2017 NCWTS Playoffs, is a mere five points outside of the Championship 4 entering Friday night's elimination race at PIR. To lock himself in to the Championship 4, and compete for his first series title at Homestead-Miami Speedway next week, he will need to win, or leave PIR with a fourth-place finish in the driver point standings.-ThorSport Racing
Wed, Nov 8, 2017 09:33:00 PM

Ben Rhodes (No. 27 Safelite Auto Glass Toyota Tundra) finished 18th in Friday night's NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) JAG Metals 350 at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth.

He started ninth in the lineup and completed 145 laps of the 147-lap race. Rhodes is currently fifth in the 2017 NCWTS Championship point standings after this event.
Mon, Nov 6, 2017 12:18:00 PM