Ben Rhodes is the reigning NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Champion. Born and raised in Louisville, Kentucky, Ben started racing at the age of 7 years old and is now on the verge of stardom at only 25. Before moving up to the Truck Series, Rhodes competed full-time in what is now the ARCA Menards Series East, where he drove for Turner Scott Motorsports and won the 2014 series championship. He also previously competed part-time in the NASCAR Xfinity Series for JR Motorsports in 2015.
Today on the show, Eric and Ben dive into their career journeys, how to stay focused during a race and some of the parallels between professional sports and business. Other topics include:
- (5:00-10:10) – How Ben started racing, kart/truck racing and the progression to NASCAR
- (10:10-17:00) – What separates the best drivers from the rest? Skill sets needed
- (17:00-21:50) – Importance of focus during race. Pre race routine?
- (21:50-27:20) – Fear of crashing? Discussion on concussions
- (27:20-33:20) – Role models in racing. Dealing with distractions
- (33:20-40:00) – Winning the NASCAR Truck Series in 2021. Old school NASCAR
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