Ben Rhodes

Alpha’s Ben Rhodes to Join All-Star Lineup in JRM’s No. 88 Chevrolet

MOORESVILLE, N.C. (Dec. 5, 2014) – JR Motorsports announced today that Ben Rhodes, the reigning K&N Pro Series East champion, will drive 10 NASCAR XFINITY Series races in the No. 88 Chevrolet in 2015.  The 17-year-old Rhodes joins an all-star lineup of drivers for the No. 88 team that includes Dale Earnhardt Jr., Kevin Harvick and Kasey Kahne in select races.  Alpha Energy Solutions will sponsor the Rhodes-driven races. A native of Louisville, Kentucky, Rhodes won the K&N Pro Series…

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Rhodes Wins Most Popular Driver Vote; Thanks Fans

Put another accolade on the board for Ben Rhodes. The 17-year-old NASCAR K&N Pro Series East Champion was voted by fans the Most Popular Driver in that division in an online election that concluded Nov. 15. Alpha Energy Solutions, Rhodes’ primary sponsor for the 2014 season, encouraged its team members, vendors and customers to vote in the campaign, and it paid off. Rhodes received more votes than any driver in any division. In a Courier-Journal interview, he gave credit to…

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Alpha Energy Solutions in Prominent Position at SEMA Show

When NASCAR chose to show off “hottest new body on the Las Vegas Strip” at the SEMA Show in Las Vegas, it picked the slick design of the Alpha Energy Solutions #41 champion Ben Rhodes’ race car for its announcement. The Nov. 4 press conference, held in Las Vegas at the premier automotive specialty products trade event in the world, featured the unveiling of a new body style for K&N Pro Series cars. The press event featured Alpha Energy Solutions driver…

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Eliminate Driving Distractions, No Matter Your Age

It’s Teen Driver Safety Week in Kentucky, a good time for all of us to focus on our driving skills and remember to practice safe driving habits when we’re behind the wheel. Ben Rhodes, the Alpha Energy Solutions racecar driver, is a strong advocate for safe driving as a spokesman for the state’s Department of Highway Safety. This week, Bill Bell, spokesman for Kentucky’s Transportation Cabinet, was a guest on “On Track with Ben Rhodes” (it airs Saturday at Noon…

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Ben Rhodes Gets National Exposure

A crew from Fox Sports 1 spent Aug. 13 at Holy Cross High School, following Ben Rhodes through a typical day of high school, which included attending class and socializing with classmates. The crew also interviewed Ben’s parents, Joe and Lori, and some of Ben’s teachers. The network will broadcast live the Aug. 20 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race, the UNOH 200, from Bristol, Va. The feature on the 17-year-old Louisville native, who will be competing in only his 3rd Truck Series race…

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Alpha Energy is Bed Races Champ

Alpha Energy Solutions first-time entrance in the Kentucky Derby Festival’s Great Bed Races was a huge success. See the coverage of the event below: WHAS-TV Interview with Ben Rhodes Courier-Journal Coverage WAVE-TV Coverage Kentucky Derby Festival Newsroom Louisville’s Business First And here’s the story from the Ben Rhodes web site: LOUISVILLE, KY (April 29th, 2014) – 17-year-old Louisville, Kentucky, native and NASCAR Next driver Ben Rhodes raced his way to victory in a different fashion on Monday, April 28th, as…

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Alpha Loves a (Pegasus) Parade

It’s one of the richest traditions in Louisville, and for the first time Alpha Energy Solutions is participating in the Republic Bank Pegasus Parade. The event began in 1956 and is the Kentucky Derby Festival’s oldest event. It will be televised by WAVE-TV. The parade marches down Broadway May 1. From the official web site: “This family-friendly annual event showcases some of the nation’s finest marching bands and equestrian units, along with inflatable characters and colorful floats that are designed…

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An Alpha First — the Derby Festival’s Great Bed Races

For the first time, Alpha Energy Solutions is entering the Kentucky Derby Festival’s Great Bed Races. As you might expect, the company is going all out to excel.  More than 40 beds will be entered by local and regional companies. Alpha’s driver, of course, is NASCAR Next driver Ben Rhodes, the current points leader in the NASCAR K&N Pro Series.  The races take place at Broadbent Arena at the Kentucky Exposition Center, and teams compete for time in a Crazy Eight…

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Alpha on the Road at Slugger Field, Jeffersontown and Martinsville

Alpha Energy Solutions had a prime location at the Louisville Energy Alliance’s “Conservation Conversation” at Slugger Field in Louisville March 26. The event featured prominent speakers discussing key issues in the sustainability space, including developer Bill Weyland, Metro Louisville’s Ted Smith and entrepreneur Gill Holland. Alpha Energy Solutions representatives also took the opportunity to talk with Mayor Greg Fischer, who gave a speech addressing the importance of sustainability to the city’s future. “It was a great opportunity to talk with…

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Alpha Energy Solutions show car, driver Ben Rhodes in the Custom Auto Show

For the third straight year, the Alpha Energy Solutions #41 show car, along with driver Ben Rhodes, will be featured at the Carl Casper’s Custom Auto Show at the Kentucky Exposition Center this weekend. Rhodes, who is celebrating his 17th birthday today (Feb. 21), will be on hand to  sign autographs and talk with fans about his racing career on the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East.  The show is open Friday (6-11 p.m.), Saturday (10-10) and Sunday (Noon-6). In his most recent…

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