Rhodes gets second NASCAR win
Just two days before his 24th birthday, Lanesville’s Ben Rhodes won his second NASCAR race of the new season, taking first in Friday night’s BrakeBest Brake Pads 159 run at the famed Daytona International Speedway Road Course.
Rhodes finished ahead of Sheldon Creed, who led 17 of 51 laps of the race. Rhodes, driving No. 99 for the ThorSport Racing Team, passed Creed on lap 45.
The first-place finish came one week after Rhodes captured his first career victory with a last-corner pass in an overtime race.