Ben Rhodes – 2017 Martinsville Speedway II Recap

Ben Rhodes

From ThorSport Racing PR –

 

Team Information:

Started: 3rd

Finished: 9th

Laps: 200/200

Laps Led: 0

Status: Running

Driver Points: 4th

Owner Points: 10th

 

TOP-10 FINISH FOR BEN RHODES AT MARTINSVILLE

 

Talk about surviving this race and your Playoff outlook now.

“Yeah, we survived, but just barely. I didn’t survive in the position that I wanted to survive in. I wish we were a little bit further up. The whole race was a little bit frustrating. We had a top-five truck, I felt like. We ran up there the whole day. I feel like we made a bad call on pit strategy because we came in, and everybody else stayed out. Then that just put us in the back, and we just got knocked into the wall – bounced around like a pin ball. All-in-all, our Safelite Tundra was fast, we just didn’t get back up through the field like we wanted to, and we saw that with a lot of trucks today. The 4 (Christopher Bell) got back up front in his Tundra, and you know he got taken out, and he couldn’t get back up through the field again. You know it’s just really, really, hard to pass here. I feel like maybe we missed it on pit strategy, just a little bit. We probably could have had a little bit better day, but overall still an okay day for points. Just always wish it could be a little better.”

 

About ThorSport Racing:

ThorSport Racing, based in Sandusky, Ohio, is the longest-tenured NASCAR Camping World Truck Series team. The team has competed in the NCWTS since 1996, and enters it’s 22nd consecutive season. In 2017 ThorSport Racing will run the No. 88 Menards Toyota Tundra driven by two-time NCWTS drivers’ champion Matt Crafton, the No. 13 JEGS/RIDE TV Toyota Tundra driven by Cody Coughlin, the No. 27 Toyota Tundra driven by Ben Rhodes, and the No. 98 RIDE TV/Champion Power Equipment/Jive Communications Toyota Tundra driven by Grant Enfinger. For more information visit  www.ThorSport.com. 

 

 

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