Ben Rhodes – 2018 Texas 2 Recap

Nov 3, 2018

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Texas 2 Race Information:
Started: 16th
Stage 1: 8th
Stage 2: 15th
Finished: 2nd
Laps: 147 / 147
Laps Led: 2
Status: Running
Driver Points: 7th
Owner Points: 5th



“We pretty much had to start dead last after scuffing the wall in qualifying. I was disappointed in that [starting position], but really proud of how our team rallied and put this Carolina Nut Co. Ford F-150 up in second place. Overall, this race was all about track position and managing restarts, managing pit stops. I feel like we were better than where we finished tonight. We just burnt the tires up, but a lot of people were blocking tonight. It was just a weird race how it all played out. We’re going to do the best we can to keep on pursuing the owner’s championship.”


2018 Stats:
Starts: 21
Laps Completed: 3,099 / 3,119
Laps Led: 230
Wins: 1 (Kentucky)
Poles: 3 (Martinsville, Eldora, Canada)
Top-five Finishes: 8
Top-10 Finishes: 12
Average start: 9.6
Average finish: 9.8