From ThorSport Racing PR:
Sandusky, Ohio (October 5, 2016) – Ben Rhodes and Alpha Energy Solutions, in conjunction with ThorSport Racing, are pleased to announce a partnership with Texas Roadhouse for the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) Texas Roadhouse 200 presented by Alpha Energy Solutions at Martinsville (Va.) Speedway on Saturday, October 29. Rhodes, a 2016 Sunoco Rookie of the Year contender, earned his career first pole at the half-mile paperclip earlier this season, and will make his third career start at the Virginia track later this month piloting the No. 41 Texas Roadhouse Toyota Tundra for the 36th annual event.
“I’m honored to carry the Texas Roadhouse colors onboard my Toyota Tundra for the Texas Roadhouse 200 presented by Alpha Energy Solutions at Martinsville Speedway later this month,” said Ben Rhodes, driver of the No. 41 Toyota Tundra for ThorSport Racing. “Not only are they headquartered in my hometown of Louisville, Kentucky, but they have been a partner of Alpha Energy Solutions for several years now, so this is a natural fit. I look forward to an action-packed weekend for all the race fans at home and in the grandstands at one of my favorite race tracks. We had some success there in the spring, and I hope to build on that success this fall.”
Based in Louisville, Ky., Texas Roadhouse opened its doors on February 17, 1993 and has now grown to more than 500 locations in 49 states and 6 countries. Known for their hand-cut steaks, fall-off-the-bone ribs, made-from-scratch sides, and fresh-baked bread, the Texas Roadhouse story is simple. Legendary Food, Legendary Service – all with Legendary Fun.
“We are proud to support fellow Louisville native Ben Rhodes and our long-time vendor partner, Alpha Energy Solutions,” said Travis Doster, spokesperson for Texas Roadhouse restaurants. “Ben is a great ambassador for our brand and the sport, and we look forward to seeing him race the No. 41 Texas Roadhouse Tundra at Martinsville Speedway.”
In advance of the 200-lap race at the Legendary Martinsville Speedway, Rhodes will participate in an autograph session, presented by Texas Roadhouse, on Saturday, October 29, race day, in front of the ticket office at Martinsville Speedway from 9:00-9:30am ET. For more information visit: www.BenRhodes.com.
The Texas Roadhouse 200 presented by Alpha Energy Solutions will be televised on FOX Sports 1, MRN, and SiriusXM NASCAR Channel 90 at 1:30pm ET on Saturday, October 29.
About Texas Roadhouse:
Based in Louisville, Kentucky, with more than 500 locations in 49 states and 6 countries, Texas Roadhouse opened its doors in 1993. The family-friendly restaurant is famous for hand-cut steaks, made-from-scratch sides, fresh-baked bread, and its lively atmosphere. In 2014, Texas Roadhouse was named one of Employee’s Choice Best Places to Work by Glassdoor and debuted on Forbes magazine’s list of 100 Most Trustworthy Companies. Texas Roadhouse was consecutively voted #1 Steak by Nation’s Restaurant News Consumer Picks Survey in 2015 and 2016. Most recently, Texas Roadhouse was named the #1 Full-Service Chain in Sales and Satisfaction by Restaurant Business. For more information, visit www.texasroadhouse.com.
About ThorSport Racing:
ThorSport Racing, based 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. To learn more visit www.ThorSport.com
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