Eighteen-year-old Louisvillian Ben Rhodes finished 21st (out of 40) in the NASCAR Xfinity Series’ Owens Corning Atticat 300 Sunday at the 1.5-mile oval Chicagoland Speedway.
Eighteen-year-old Ben Rhodes, a recent Holy Cross High School graduate, is one of the fastest-rising stars in NASCAR. He'll make his second start in its Xfinity Series on Saturday night.
The Louisville Motor Speedway is an industrial park today however that doesn't take away from its history.
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"This Sprint Cup race will draw more than 100,000 guests, millions of dollars in economic impact for Kentucky and a national television audience."
Today marks the first day of festivities in the Kentucky Speedway's "Quaker 400" an event which leads up to the first leg of the Sprint Cup Series.
With the Sprint Cup Series coming to the Kentucky Speedway in the near future it got me thinking about Louisville's great drivers, and with that mindset we go into today's Sports Legends of the Ville.
While they duke it out with the Sprint Cup guys to try and get a race to the Kentucky Speedway, we can all enjoy a day with the Nationwide Showcar