5 Favorites For Saturday’s Active Pest Control 200 (4:30 p.m. ET/FS1/MRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)

HAMPTON, GA – In the one and only doubleheader of the NASCAR season, the NASCAR XFINITY Series and the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series’ will share the limelight on Saturday at the Atlanta Motor Speedway. The XFINITY Series drivers will race at 2 p.m. ET followed by the Truck Series race 30 minutes after the completion of the Rinnai 250. As far as drivers to watch for Saturday’s Active Pest Control 200 (4:30 p.m. ET/FS1/MRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio), there were two practice sessions on Friday to give us a look. Here’s who…

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Newly 21 Year Old Ben Rhodes Hoping To Take “Jasmine” To Victory Lane in Atlanta

Ben Rhodes just had a big birthday this week. On Wednesday, the ThorSport Racing driver turned 21. Unfortunately, he got a less than stellar birthday gift this week by virtue of his crew chief getting suspended for a race and getting fined $5k as well as Rhodes and the team losing 10 points each for their car failing post race technical inspection following last weekend’s fourth place finish at Daytona. This weekend, Rhodes is hoping for a better birthday present in Atlanta. In Saturday’s Active Pest Control 200 (4:30 p.m.…

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Ben Rhodes Returns To ThorSport In 2018, Changes Number Back To No. 41

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. Continuing to build on his success, Rhodes 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…

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Late Race Cautions Allow Austin Cindric To Advance To Championship 4, Rhodes Crashes Out

Avondale, AZ – We all knew that entering Friday night’s Lucas Oil 150 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at the Phoenix Raceway that the battle for the fourth and final spot that advances to the Championship 4 at the Homestead-Miami Speedway would be very intense. Tonight didn’t disappoint. All night, Ben Rhodes has the better truck between him and Austin Cindric. When the duo were separated by just a handful of points heading into this weekend’s cutoff race, it was likely shaping up to see the ThorSport driver advancing past…

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Johnny Sauter Wins Wild Lucas Oil 150, Championship 4 Set For Homestead

Avondale, AZ – Friday night’s Lucas Oil 150 at the Phoenix Raceway was as wild as we thought it would be. With the 1.022-mile track racing like a short track, and this being the final race of the second round, what more would you expect? Johnny Sauter picked up his first career win in the desert and second straight NASCAR Camping World Truck Series victory on the season en route to a surprising win for him in the last race before the Championship 4. Sauter, only led the final five laps…

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Martinsville Hasn’t Been Too Kind To Ben Rhodes Lately

The NASCAR Camping World Truck Series starts their second round of the playoffs this weekend in Saturday afternoon’s Texas Roadhouse 200 (1 p.m. ET/FS1/MRN) at the Martinsville Speedway. Six drivers are left as the only eligible participants left to win the 2017 championship. But, one driver is more nervous this weekend about racing on the Virginia paperclip than others and that’s Ben Rhodes. The ThorSport driver enters this weekend on the heels of six top 10 finishes in his last eight starts on the season. Other than finishing 23rd at…

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After Vegas Win, Ben Rhodes With Nothing To Lose Mentality This Weekend at Talladega

Two weeks ago, Ben Rhodes made his first trip to victory lane in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series. Rhodes, took his No. 27 Toyota to victory lane in the penultimate race of the first round of the Truck Series playoffs at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. The win was big for a number of reasons for the ThorSport Racing driver. First off, he got the monkey off his back and won his first NASCAR race. Secondly, the win automatically advanced him to the second round of the playoffs. And third,…

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