S5 | E10 – On this episode of the “On Track with Ben Rhodes” show, Ben and Kent are on the Belle of Louisville with guest, Captain Mark Doty, to discuss the Great Steamboat Race as well as the history of the Belle of Louisville, and how Doty got involved in being a captain. Also, Ben recaps meeting with the fans and talking to NASCAR champion Terry Labonte at the Kentucky Speedway Fan Day, previews his upcoming race at Kansas Speedway with Operation BBQ Relief, and answers questions from the fans.Original (tv) air date: May 7th, 2016 (placed online 5/4 due to the Great Steamboat Race).
S5 | E9 – On this episode of the “On Track with Ben Rhodes” show, Ben and Kent visit with guest Michael Stinson, who is a balloon pilot, that will be partaking in the 2016 Great BalloonFest in Louisville, April 28th – 30th. Ben also got to go up in the balloon! Throughout the show, Ben also talks about his recent trip to the race shop in Ohio, his trip to the Four Wide Nationals NHRA drag racing event, and he answers questions from fans. Original (tv) air date: April 30th, 2016 (placed online 4/28 due to the weekend balloon racing action).
S5 | E8 – On this episode of the “On Track with Ben Rhodes” show, Ben and Kent are on location at Churchill Downs with guest John Asher, Vice President of Racing Communications, to discuss the Kentucky Derby. Ben also talks about his sponsor announcement with Operation BBQ Relief at Kansas Speedway, and answers questions from fans. Original air date: April 23rd, 2016.
S5 | E7 – On this episode of the “On Track with Ben Rhodes” show, Ben and Kent are on location at the Harbor House Louisville with guests Terri Thomas (Program Director) and Sarah McIntee (Special Events Coordinator) to talk about the services Harbor House provides as well as the upcoming annual Ken-Ducky Derby fundraiser event. Ben also discusses current racing action in NASCAR as well as answer questions provided by Harbor House members. Original air date: April 16th, 2016.
S5 | EP6 – On this episode of the “On Track with Ben Rhodes” show, Ben and Kent are on location at the Norfolk Southern Railway Louisville Terminal with guest Wayne Gentry, Executive Director and State Coordinator for Kentucky Operation Lifesaver, to discuss railway crossing safety. Ben also discusses his first-career NASCAR Camping World Truck Series pole position and his race at Martinsville Speedway, and he answers questions from fans on social media. Original air date: April 9th, 2016.