Ben Rhodes – Race Preview – Darlington Raceway

Sep 4, 2020

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Team Info
Crew Chief: Matt Noyce
Spotter: TJ Majors
Driver Point Standings: 4th
Owner Point Standings: 4th
Projected Playoff Rank: 7th

2020 Season Stats
Starts: 14
Wins: 0
Poles: 0
Laps led: 30
Top-five Finishes: 5
Top-10 Finishes: 9
Average Start: 8.1
Average Finish: 9.7

Series Career Stats
Starts: 110
Wins: 2
Poles: 5
Laps led: 663
Top-five Finishes: 29
Top-10 Finishes: 55
Average Start: 9.3
Average Finish: 12.0

News and Notes:

  • Starting Position: Rhodes will roll off from the fifth starting position for Sunday’s South Carolina Education Lottery 200 at Darlington Raceway. The starting lineup is based on a new competition-based performance metrics system: weighted lap 15 percent, driver finish from previous race 25 percent, owner points 25 percent, driver points, 35 percent.
  • Darlington Stats: Rhodes is set to make his Gander Trucks Darlington debut Sunday afternoon.
  • Playoffs: With only two races remaining and five spots available for the postseason, Rhodes can clinch a spot in the Playoffs with a win alone. If there is a new winner he needs to be 56 points above the fourth winless driver in standings needing 41 points at Darlington. If there is a repeat winner, Rhodes could clinch by being 56 points above the 5th winless driver in the standings needing 37 points at Darlington.
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