Ben Rhodes charges to victory in a dramatic overtime NASCAR Truck Series NextEra Energy 250 at Daytona International Speedway on Friday night.
With a gaggle of trucks wrecking behind him as the field approached the finish line, Ben Rhodes shot past Cory Roper in the tri-oval at Daytona International Speedway to win Friday night’s NextEra Energy 250, the 2021 season-opener for the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series.
Enfinger wins the Trucks finale at Richmond Raceway, while Austin Hill clinches the regular-season championship title in the ToyotaCare 250 on Thursday night.
Bookending the NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series regular-season with victories, Grant Enfinger answers his season-opening win at Daytona with a win Thursday night in the ToyotaCare 250 regular-season finale at Richmond (Va.) Raceway – leading his ThorSport Racing teammates Matt Crafton and Ben Rhodes across the finish line by a 1.033-seconds.
Only one time in its 20-year history has a driver won back-to-back NextEra Energy 250 NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoor Truck Series races – Todd Bodine in 2008-09. And with the stacked field set for Friday night’s season-opener, defending winner Austin Hill faces a mighty challenge.