Ben Rhodes

Ben Rhodes Midseason Update, Back to TV and a Kentucky Speedway Ticket Offer

You might say it wasn’t supposed to be easy. Through five of his 10 scheduled NASCAR XFINITY Series races in the #88 Alpha Energy Solutions Chevy, Rhodes says he’s come a long way up a steep learning curve, and believes that his best finishes are still ahead. Despite having some mechanical issues, the rookie has impressed NASCAR followers with a tenacious competitive streak, and has shown an instinct for passing cars whenever there’s an opportunity. “In every race, I’ve picked up some new…

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Everybody Was a Winner at Kentucky Speedway’s Race Weekend

Kyle Busch came home first in the Quaker State 400 at Kentucky Speedway July 11, but the real winners were the fans and sponsors who enjoyed a tremendous night of racing in Sparta. Alpha Energy Solutions had a major presence at the track and showcased its #88 Chevrolet throughout the weekend in the Sponsor Display area. More than 500 fans posed with the car for Selfie photos that were share in social media. Dozens of fans lined up for autograph…

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You Won’t Miss Alpha Energy Solutions at Kentucky Speedway’s Race Weekend

The big weekend of racing at Kentucky Speedway is here, and Alpha Energy Solutions will have a big presence at the track in Sparta. The racing starts with Thursday’s UNOH 225, in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series. It’s the 18th time the trucks have come to Kentucky. Kyle Busch is the defending champion. On Friday, the NASCAR Xfinity Series takes over. While Alpha’s Ben Rhodes won’t be in the #88 drivers seat, Dale Earnhardt Jr. will. He won last…

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Alpha’s 12th Annual Golf Outing a Sun-Shining Success

Finally, an Alpha Energy Solutions Golf Scramble featured sunny skies and glorious weather. For the previous two years, rain and cool temperatures marred the event, held annually at Hidden Creek Golf Club in Sellersburg, Ind. With a shotgun start scheduled for 8:30 a.m., 28 foursomes teed off in the 12th Annual Scramble just as the sun was rising. The winning score of 56 was turned in by a team from American Synthetic — Ronnie Underwood, Terry Peabody, Dan Cox and Donny Shaffer. Chad Werra…

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Alpha Energy Solutions is at the Post for Derby Season

It’s one thing to win a race one time. And it’s quite another to defend a championship. That’s exactly what Alpha Energy Solutions’ championship team will be attempting to do April 27 at Broadbent Arena. The Kentucky Derby Festival event, Thorntons Great Bed Races, includes a full day of entertainment with a tailgate party starting at 4:00 p.m.  There is a Parade of Beds at 6 and the competition starts at 7. Local TV stations cover every aspect of the races.…

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On Track with Ben Rhodes to Feature NASCAR Humanitarian Award Winner

Daniel Noltemeyer is special. Last fall, NASCAR honored the Louisville native for his work with Best Buddies Kentucky. He received the $100,000 Betty Jane France Humanitarian award. He also received a Toyota Camry for his work in leading and promoting the organization that pairs young people with disabilities with “buddies.” This week, Daniel is the featured guest for the On Track with Ben Rhodes TV show. The weekly program, which airs Saturdays at Noon on WBNA-21 in Louisville, is hosted…

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Ben Rhodes and #88 Alpha Energy Solutions Chevy at the Carl Casper Custom Auto Show This Weekend

The JR Motorsports Driver Will be Celebrating his 18th Birthday at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville. Available for autographs and media interviews LOUISVILLE, KY – Ben Rhodes, driver of the #88 Alpha Energy Solutions Chevrolet for JR Motorsports, will be meeting fans and signing autographs at Carl Casper’s Custom Auto Show at the Kentucky Exposition Center Feb. 20-22. Rhodes, who will be competing in 10 races in NASCARS’s Xfinity Series in 2015, will celebrate his 18th birthday on Saturday at the…

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New Alpha Energy Solutions #88 Unveiled at Speedway Media Event

For the first time, members of the media and passersby at Louisville’s Fourth Street Live got a chance to see the #88 Alpha Energy Solutions show car Feb. 5.  Ben Rhodes, the Alpha Energy Solutions driver, will compete in 10 races in the #88 car in the 2015 Xfinity Series. The Southern Media Luncheon, sponsored by Kentucky Speedway, included an appearance by former NASCAR champion and current NBC Sports racing analyst Jeff Burton. Dozens of local and regional media members…

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New Season of “On Track with Ben Rhodes” Gets Green Flag

Alpha Energy Solutions is ready to launch a new series of the popular 30-minute TV show “On Track with Ben Rhodes.” The first show of the new season airs Feb. 7 at Noon on WBNA-TV in Louisville. There is a second airing each Sunday on WBKI-TV at 2 p.m.  It features Ben Rhodes, who recently signed on to be a part of the Junior Motorsports driving team for 2015. The show is hosted by Rhodes, who turns 18 this month, and WHAS-TV Sports Director Kent Spencer. The…

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Santa Says – Alpha Was Very Good This Year

Every year, it seems, the Alpha Energy Solutions Christmas Party gets a little bit bigger. This year was no exception as more than 300 guests enjoyed a delicious buffet dinner and entertainment at the Horseshoe Casino in southern Indiana. The annual celebration marked the company’s continued success, as Alpha associates from throughout the region and their families enjoyed getting to know each other. At the Managers Meeting prior to the party, more than 40 Alpha managers discussed a successful 2014 and plans…

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