NASCAR Cup Series Harrison Rhodes Will Make Cup Debut at Atlanta

Harrison Rhodes Will Make Cup Debut at Atlanta

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With only 36 cars entered for this weekend’s Monster Energy Cup race at Atlanta, Harrison Rhodes will make his debut in NASCAR’s top-level series. The XFINITY Series veteran will pilot the Rick Ware Racing (RWR) No. 51 Chevrolet Camaro ZR1 chartered car in the second Cup Series race of the season. Justin Marks drove the car to a 12th place finish in the Daytona 500.

In 2013, Rhodes made his XFINITY Series debut at ISM (Phoenix International) Raceway, also with RWR. Rhodes made his announcement on his Twitter page last week.

Another notable driver that made his first career start at Atlanta in the Cup series was Jeff Gordon, 26 years ago.

A primary sponsor for the No. 51 Chevrolet in the Atlanta race has yet to be announced.

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Justin Schuoler
Justin is an avid racer with experience from motocross and karting. His experience gives him driver's seat expertise that helps place fans in the passenger seat. While he does have a passion for driving fast, he also appreciates slowing down by helping in the booth and after races with writing articles for race recaps. Currently when he's not racing on the track, he works as a race announcer, race director, official and grid manager with Tri-C Karters and other local kart clubs throughout California, Nevada and Arizona. His long-term goal is to become a race announcer for NASCAR across all three major touring series. He and his lovely wife live in Santa Clarita, California.

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