From ThorSport Racing PR:


Sandusky, Ohio (July 16, 2016) – Alpha Energy Solutions, ThorSport Racing, and Ben Rhodes are pleased to announce that XPO Logistics, one of the world’s largest providers of transportation and logistics services, will co-sponsor two NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) races in 2016.


The global XPO Logistics brand will be featured on the No. 41 Toyota Tundra of Sunoco Rookie of the Year contender Ben Rhodes, as he makes his track debut at the 4th Annual Aspen Dental Eldora Dirt Derby at Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio, on Wednesday, July 20. XPO will also sponsor Rhodes at the Talladega Superspeedway in Alabama on Saturday, October 22.


“I was introduced to XPO Logistics through my partnership with Alpha Energy Solutions,” said Rhodes. “XPO Logistics delivers results for customers around the globe through teamwork and precise execution. My ThorSport Racing team has the same sense of purpose and focus on performance, on the track. I’m honored to represent XPO at Eldora next week, and again at Talladega Superspeedway in the fall.”


“We’re pleased to support Ben and ThorSport Racing as they compete for the checkered flag in these two NASCAR events,” said Greg Ritter, XPO Logistics chief customer officer. “We have many customers who enjoy NASCAR competition, and we look forward to seeing the XPO Logistics name at Eldora and Talladega this season.”


The No. 41 XPO Logistics Toyota Tundra will make its debut at the Aspen Dental Eldora Dirt Derby at Eldora Speedway on Wednesday, July 20, 2016. The 150-lap event will be televised on FOX Sports 1, MRN, and SiriusXM NASCAR Channel 90 at 9:00pm ET.


About XPO Logistics

XPO Logistics, Inc. (NYSE: XPO) is a top ten global provider of cutting-edge supply chain solutions to the most successful companies in the world. The company provides services for truckload brokerage and transportation, last mile logistics, engineered supply chain solutions, high-value-add warehousing and distribution, ground and air expedite, less-than-truckload transportation, intermodal, drayage, managed transportation and global forwarding. XPO serves more than 50,000 customers with a highly integrated network of over 87,000 employees and 1,440 locations in 33 countries. XPO’s corporate headquarters is in Greenwich, Conn., USA, and its European headquarters is in Lyon, France. For more information visit:


About ThorSport Racing

ThorSport Racing, based in a state-of-the-art 100,000-square-foot facility in Sandusky, Ohio, is the longest-tenured NASCAR Camping World Truck Series team. ThorSport Racing, which has competed in the NCWTS since 1996, will run the No. 88 Menards Toyota Tundra driven by two-time NCWTS drivers’ champion Matt Crafton, the No. 13 Cabinets by Hayley Toyota Tundra driven by Cameron Hayley, the No. 41 Alpha Energy Solutions Toyota Tundra driven by Ben Rhodes, and the No. 98 Safelite/Curb Records Toyota Tundra driven by Rico Abreu in 2016. For more information visit


Media Contacts:


For ThorSport Racing: Jessica O’Brien, (803) 240-5807,

For XPO Logistics:       Gary Frantz, (415) 819-6013,