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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) finished eighth in Friday night's NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) NC Education Lottery 200 at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, NC.
He started fifth in the lineup and completed all laps of the 134-lap race. Rhodes, who competed in all five truck races so far this season, moved up from seventh to fifth in the 2017 NCWTS Championship point standings after this event. May 22 - 1:37 PM

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In 11 career NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) starts on an Intermediate-style track (1.5-miles to 1.54-miles in length), Ben Rhodes (No. 27 Safelite AutoGlass Toyota Tundra) has one top-five (Atlanta), two top-10, and five top-15 finishes.

Testing... Rhodes and his No. 27 team participated in the NCWTS test at Charlotte Motor Speedway (CMS) on Tuesday, May 2. He posted the seventh-fastest time overall in the session. In his CMS debut (2016), the ThorSport Racing driver started 12th, ran as high as fourth, and finished 17th.-TSR
May 17 - 9:57 AM

Ben Rhodes (No. 27 Safelite Auto Glass Toyota Tundra) was credited with a 23rd place DNF in Friday night's NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) Toyota Tundra 250 at Kansas Speedway in Kansas City, KS.

He started eighth in the lineup and led 25 laps. While leading the 167-lap event, and with only seven laps to go, the engine failed on the No. 27 and he was done for the night. Rhodes, who started in all four truck races so far this season, is seventh in the 2017 NCWTS Championship standings after this event.
May 15 - 12:41 PM

Making his Kansas Speedway track debut in 2016, Ben Rhodes (No. 27 Safelite AutoGlass Toyota Tundra) started 10th, led the field three times for five laps, and finished 18th, after making contact with the No. 21 machine on the last lap as both drivers were going for the lead, and ultimately the race win.

The team will utilize chassis No. 35 for Friday night's Toyota Tundra 250, the same chassis teammate Matt Crafton drove to victory lane in 2015, and former TSR driver, Cameron Hayley piloted to three top-five finishes in 2016. Rearview Mirror - Martinsville... He started 17th, ran as high as ninth, and finished 20th.-ThorSport Racing
May 9 - 1:05 PM

Ben Rhodes (No. 27 Safelite Auto Glass Toyota Tundra) finished 20th in Saturday's NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) Alpha Energy Solutions 250 Martinsville (VA) Speedway.

He started 17th in the lineup and completed 249 laps of the 250-lap race. Rhodes, who competed in all three series races so far this season, is currently sixth in the 2017 NCWTS Championship point standings after this event.
Apr 2 - 8:11 PM

2016 Martinsville-1 pole winner, Ben Rhodes has three starts to his credit at the .526-mile paperclip since 2014. His success includes one pole (April, 2016), 42 laps led (April, 2016), and one top-10 finish (March, 2014).

Take me back - Martinsville-1, 2016... The No. 27 Safelite AutoGlass Toyota Tundra driver earned his first career NASCAR Camping World Truck Series pole, and finished 16th in the 250 lap event due to pit road troubles and contact with another competitor late in the 250-lap event.-ThorSport Racing
Mar 28 - 5:05 PM

Saturday's NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Active Pest Control 200 marked Ben Rhodes' second start at Atlanta Motor Speedway.

He started 15th, ran as high as second, and finished fourth. In two starts at the 1.54-mile track, Rhodes has one top-five and two top-10 finishes. In 29 NCWTS career starts, he has one pole (Martinsville, 2016), and has led 75 laps en route to four top-five, and nine top-10 finishes.-ThorSport Racing
Mar 7 - 9:54 AM

In Ben Rhodes' Atlanta Motor Speedway debut in 2016, the Louisville, KY native started seventh, ran as high as second, and finished sixth in the 130-lap event.

In nine career NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) starts on an Intermediate-style track (1.5-miles to 1.54-miles in length), Rhodes has one top-10 (Atlanta) and four top-15 finishes. The No. 27 team will utilize chassis No. 62 for Saturday's race. This is the same chassis Cameron Hayley piloted to a third-place finish at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet (2016), and a 10th-place finish at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth (2016).-ThorSport Racing
Feb 28 - 11:14 PM

Ben Rhodes (No. 27 Safelite AutoGlass Toyota Tundra) looked poised to get his first career NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) win in Friday night's NextEra Energy Resources 250 at Daytona.

He finished third in Segment one of NASCAR's new race format, 12th in Segment two and restarted the third and final Segment seventh on lap 46. On lap 52, Rhodes took the lead, leading the field twice for 20 laps. With four laps remaining in the 100-lap event, a caution was displayed for a spin in Turn 2, setting the field up for a green-white-checker flag finish. The Safelite AutoGlass driver restarted third and worked with teammate, Grant Enfinger to lead the outside line into Turn 2 on the final lap. Unfortunately, Rhodes would get sideways coming out of Turn 2, ultimately causing the "Big One" and relegating the sophomore driver to a 12th-place finish behind race winner, Kaz Grala.-ThorSport Racing
Feb 26 - 10:54 AM

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

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