Ben Rhodes NCWTS Preview: Dover International Speedway
Second Time's A Charm...Making his second of five NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) starts this weekend, Ben Rhodes and the No. 32 Turner Scott Motorsports (TSM) team will take on the world's fastest one-mile oval in the No. 32 Alpha Energy Solutions Chevrolet Silverado. After scoring a top-10 finish in his NCWTS debut at Martinsville Speedway, Rhodes has since claimed two NASCAR K&N Pro Series East (NKNPSE) victories for TSM, along with three pole awards in just six starts. Rhodes currently leads the NKNPSE points standings.
This Week's Silverado...Crew chief Mike Hillman Jr. and the No. 32 team will unload TSM-217 this weekend at Dover. Chassis 217 was raced by both James Buescher and Ron Hornaday Jr. last year and claimed one pole (Kansas Speedway), one top-five and two top-10 finishes.
First in Quality. First in Service. First for You...TSM is pleased to have Alpha Energy Solutions on board the No. 32 Chevrolet Silverado for 2014. Alpha is a self-performing service provider specializing in HVAC, indoor energy solutions, building automation, chillers, boilers, electrical, plumbing and equipment rental. Their coverage area includes eight states surrounding their home base in Kentucky. Check their web site at http://www.alphamechanicalservice.com or find them on Facebook and Twitter (@AlphaMech). We also welcome aboard and appreciate the support from Alliance Comfort Systems, Kentucky National Guard, Park Community Credit Union and Refrigerant Rescue.
Stop On By...Rhodes and fellow NCWTS drivers will be in the Fan Midway area at the Lucas Oil dispaly on Friday from 2:00-2:45 p.m. for an autograph session.
Watch and Listen...Don't miss any of the action as the NCWTS heads to the Monster Mile for an evening of high-speed racing. The Lucas Oil 200 can be seen live on Friday, May 30 beginning at 5:00 p.m. EDT on FOX Sports 1, with the green flag scheduled to wave at 5:30 p.m. The race can also be heard live on MRN Radio as well as SiriusXM Satellite Radio, channel 90.
Ben Rhodes on Racing at Dover International Speedway:
"I can't wait to get back in the No. 32 truck this weekend at Dover. We had a great run at Martinsville [Speedway] back in March and I'm thankful to get the opportunity to do it again. I really enjoyed working with Mike Hillman Jr. and his crew; I learned a lot. My Turner Scott Motorsports teammate Tayler Malsam has done well in the No. 32 truck so far, so I hope I can keep the pattern going. I've competed at Dover once in the K&N Series and I really like this type of track. I'm ready to learn more from my team and to take on this challenge. I get to race the truck on Friday night, and then turn around and race the K&N car at Bowman Gray on Saturday. Life is pretty good."