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Harrison Rhodes, driver of the No. 0 Chevrolet Camaro for JD Motorsports in the Xfinity Series, has spent the last 11 seasons working his way through various racing series in hopes of reaching the top of the NASCAR ladder. Learn more about this young talent in this week’s Fast Facts.
- Harrison Rhodes was born July 15, 1993 in High Point, NC. He began racing midgets at age 10, moving into Legends cars at age 14. Rhodes collected 33 wins in 2009, securing the Concord Speedway track championship and the North Carolina state title, along with finishing second in the national championship battle.
- In 2010, Rhodes moved into a Late Model as part of the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series, picking up Rookie of the Year honors at Caraway Speedway; he continued in the All-American ranks in 2011, also racing in the UARA Late Model Series. Rhodes kept busy in 2012, competing in the K&N Pro Series East, Whelen All-American Series and CARS Pro Cup Series.
- Rhodes made his upper-tier NASCAR debut in 2013, racing in seven events in the Nationwide (now Xfinity) Series for Rick Ware Racing; he had a top finish of 23rd at Iowa Speedway. He raced six times in the series in 2014 for SR2 Motorsports (one race) and JGL Racing (five races).
- After failing to qualify for the season-opening race at Daytona this year, Rhodes tied his career-best finish of 23rd at Phoenix with JD Motorsports.
- Off the track, Rhodes is pursuing a business degree from NC State University after completing his freshman year at High Point University.
- Learn more about Rhodes at his website, harrisonrhodesracing.com.