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Ben Rhodes

Team: ThorSport Racing-41-CWT
Age / DOB:  (20) / 2/21/1997

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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

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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

Ben Rhodes (No. 27 Safelite AutoGlass Toyota Tundra) has made three NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) starts at Texas Motor Speedway since 2016.

He has a track-best start of seventh (2017), and a track-best finish of fifth (2017). Round of 6... Rhodes is currently fourth in the 2017 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) Playoffs. With the top-four drivers transferring to the Championship 4, following Phoenix on November 10, he needs to win, or maintain a top-four position in points, to race for the title in the season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway later this month.-ThorSport Racing
Wed, Nov 1, 2017 07:23:00 PM

Ben Rhodes (No. 27 Safelite Auto Glass Toyota Tundra) finished ninth in Saturday's NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) Texas Roadhouse 200 at Martinsville (VA) Speedway.

He started third in the lineup and completed all laps of the 200-lap race. Rhodes is currently fourth in the 2017 NCWTS Championship point standings after this event, 34 points behind leader Christopher Bell.
Mon, Oct 30, 2017 09:03:00 PM

Ben Rhodes (No. 27 Safelite AutoGlass Toyota Tundra) has made four starts at the Martinsville Speedway "Paperclip." His success includes one pole (March, 2016), and one top-10 finish (February, 2014).

Rhodes transferred to the Round of 6 in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) Playoffs which will include three tracks - Martinsville, Texas Motor Speedway, and Phoenix International Raceway. 2017 Season Stats... In 19 starts this season, Rhodes has earned one pole (Pocono), and led 160 laps en route to one win (Las Vegas), six top-five, and 11 top-10 finishes.-ThorSport Racing
Wed, Oct 25, 2017 03:55:00 PM

Ben Rhodes (No. 27 Safelite Auto Glass Toyota Tundra) was credited with a 23rd place DNF in Saturday's NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) fred's 250 at Talladega Superspeedway in Alabama.

He started 10th in the lineup but completed only 70 laps before exiting the 95-lap race (Accident). Since this was the elimination race for the Chase Round of 8, only the top six in the 2017 NCWTS Championship standings move on to the Chase Round of 6 at Martinsville Speedway. Rhodes is ranked fourth after this event and will continue competing for the series title.
Mon, Oct 16, 2017 04:33:00 PM

Ben Rhodes (No. 27 Safelite AutoGlass Toyota Tundra) made his track debut at Talladega Superspeedway in 2016. He started 25th, and finished 24th due to a crash on lap 59 of 94.

Following his career first NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) win at Las Vegas Motor Speedway last month, Rhodes is currently second in the 2017 Playoffs going into Saturday's fred's 250. With the top-six drivers transferring to the Round of 6, following Saturday's 94-lap event, Rhodes is virtually locked-in to the next Round. In 18 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 11 top-10 finishes.-ThorSport Racing
Tue, Oct 10, 2017 04:04:00 PM

Ben Rhodes (No. 27 Safelite Auto Glass Toyota Tundra) won the Las Vegas 350, his first victory in 45 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) races.

This is his first top-10 finish in 2017 and his first top-10 finish in two races at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Christopher Bell (second) posted his second top-10 finish in three races at LVMS and his 16th top-10 finish in 2017. Chase Briscoe (third), the highest finishing rookie, posted his first top-10 finish in his first start at LVMS. Pole-sitter Ryan Truex led one lap and finished the 146-lap race in 12th place. Christopher Bell leads the 2017 NCWTS Championship standings by 47 points over Ben Rhodes.
Sun, Oct 1, 2017 08:20:00 PM

Ben Rhodes (No. 27 Safelite AutoGlass Toyota Tundra) made his track debut at Las Vegas Motor Speedway in 2016. He started eighth and finished 12th.

Playoffs Update... Following a seventh-place finish at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, Rhodes gained three positions in the Playoff standings, and now sits fourth, with two races remaining in the first Round of 8. The top-6 drivers will transfer to the Round of 6 following Talladega Superspeedway on Saturday, October 14. In 44 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series starts, Rhodes has two poles, and has led 195 laps en route to eight top-five, and 18 top-10 finishes.-ThorSport Racing
Thu, Sep 28, 2017 04:47:00 PM