Harrison Rhodes (born July 15, 1993) is an American professional stock car racing driver. He currently competes part-time in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, driving the Nos. 51/52 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1s and Toyota Camrys for Rick Ware Racing.
Rhodes with Mr. Wuf at the 2015 Packapalooza
|Born||July 15, 1993|
High Point, North Carolina
|Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series career|
|6 races run over 1 year|
|Car no., team||Nos. 51/52 (Rick Ware Racing)|
|Best finish||39th (2018)|
|First race||2018 Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 (Atlanta)|
|Last race||2018 Gander Outdoors 400 (Dover)|
|NASCAR Xfinity Series career|
|84 races run over 5 years|
|Best finish||24th (2015, 2017)|
|First race||2013 Dollar General 200 (Phoenix)|
|Last race||2017 Ford EcoBoost 300 (Homestead)|
|Statistics current as of November 18, 2018.|
A native of High Point, North Carolina, Rhodes started racing at age 10 in midget cars. He moved up to Legends cars at the end of 2007, battling for the 2009 national championship; he wound up finishing second.
After competing in NASCAR local competition and the UARA Late Model Series in 2011, Rhodes moved up in 2012 to the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East; after racing in two events for Spraker Racing, he moved to MacDonald Motorsports, racing in three of the final seven races of the season. He posted his best finish in the series, fourth, in his first race of the year at Bowman-Gray Stadium. Rhodes also drove in four Pro Cup Series races during the year, posting a best finish of fifth at Anderson Motor Speedway.
For 2015, JD Motorsports announced that Rhodes would be their third full-time driver with the No. 0 Chevrolet Camaro. He failed to qualify for the season opener, missed 4 races and drive two for MBM Motorsports. He had a best finish of 9th at the July Daytona race. On January 28, 2016, it was announced Rhodes will drive the No. 97 Chevrolet Camaro for Obaika Racing full-time, replacing various drivers. Rhodes was replaced by Ryan Ellis for the spring Texas race.
On February 7, 2017, JD Motorsports announced that Rhodes would return to the team for the full 2017 season, driving the No. 01 car. However, Sheldon Creed replaced Rhodes in the No. 01 at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. Vinnie Miller replaced Rhodes full-time in the No. 01 for the 2018 season.
Rhodes attended NC State where he graduated in 2016.
Motorsports career resultsEdit
(key) (Bold – Pole position awarded by qualifying time. Italics – Pole position earned by points standings or practice time. * – Most laps led.)
Monster Energy Cup SeriesEdit
|Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series results|
|2018||Rick Ware Racing||51||Chevy||DAY||ATL
K&N Pro Series EastEdit
|NASCAR K&N Pro Series East results|
* Season still in progress
1 Ineligible for series points
2 Rhodes began the 2013 season not eligible for Nationwide Series points, but began receiving points starting at Dover in July.
- "Bio – Harrison Rhodes". Harrison Rhodes Racing. Accessed 2013-03-01.
- "Wheeling's Braden in Unique Race For Championship". October 7, 2009. Wheeling, WV: WTRF-TV. Accessed 2013-03-01.
- "Harrison Rhodes to drive Chick-Fil-A No 49 for MacDonald Motorsports". July 12, 2012. YardBarker. Fox Sports. Accessed 2013-03-01.
- "Spraker Racing Enterprises Turning Heads In NASCAR K&N Competition". June 6, 2012. Speedway Media. Accessed 2013-03-01.
- Harrison Rhodes – NASCAR K&N Pro Series East Results. Racing-Reference. USA Today Sports Media Group. Accessed 2013-03-01.
- Harrison Rhodes – Rev-Oil Pro Cup Series Results. Racing-Reference. USA Today Sports Media Group. Accessed 2013-03-01.
- "Harrison Rhodes to Drive #23 Nationwide Car Starting at Phoenix". February 28, 2013. SPEED Channel. Fox Sports. Accessed 2013-03-01.
- "Harrison Rhodes: Rhodes in No. 24 for Nationwide Series opener". Rotoworld. February 5, 2014. Retrieved 2014-02-05.
- "Harrison Rhodes: Harrison Rhodes joins JD Motorsports in 2015". Rotoworld. January 30, 2015. Retrieved 2015-02-04.
- "Chastain, Smithley, Rhodes driving for JD Motorsports". Diecast CraZy - Discussion Forums for True Collectors. Retrieved 2017-02-07.
- "5th Annual Mid-Ohio Challenge - NASCAR XFINITY Series - Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course - 8/12/2017" (PDF). Jayski's Silly Season Site. Retrieved August 7, 2017.
- Weaver, Matt (November 28, 2017). "JD Motorsports names Vinnie Miller to full-time NASCAR Xfinity Series entry". Autoweek. Retrieved February 16, 2018.
- Long, Dustin (February 15, 2018). "Harrison Rhodes to make Cup debut at Atlanta". Yahoo! Sports. Retrieved February 16, 2018.