Ben Rhodes – Race Preview – Texas Motor Speedway

Oct 23, 2020

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Team Info
Crew Chief: Matt Noyce
Spotter: TJ Majors
Driver Point Standings: 7th
Owner Point Standings: 8th

2020 Season Stats
Starts: 20
Wins: 1
Poles: 0
Laps led: 100
Top-five Finishes: 8
Top-10 Finishes: 12
Average Start: 7.2
Average Finish: 10.0

Texas Stats
Starts: 9
Wins: 0
Poles: 0
Laps led: 24
Top-five Finishes: 2
Top-10 Finishes: 4
Average Start: 11.4
Average Finish: 11.9
July 24th Race Finish: 9th

News and Notes:

  • Starting Position: Rhodes will roll off from the eighth starting position for Sunday’s race at Texas Motor Speedway. The starting lineup is based on a competition-based performance metrics system: weighted lap 15 percent, driver finish from previous race 25 percent, owner points 25 percent, driver points, 35 percent.
  • Playoff Picture: Ben Rhodes currently sits in seventh on the Gander Trucks playoff grid. He’s 33 points below the Round of 4 cut line following a 20th-place finish at Kansas Speedway.
  • Quote: “Texas is a track that my No. 99 team has always been able to provide really fast trucks. I’m hoping to capitalize on that opportunity this weekend and lock ourselves into the next round. After the tough showing in Kansas, we have to win and there would be nothing sweeter.” -Ben Rhodes
    Series Career Stats: In 116 career Gander Trucks starts, his success includes 733 laps led en route to three wins, five poles, 32 top-five and, 58 top-10 finishes.
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