Kennedy Could Be Racing His Way To The Top
Ben Kennedy has the brains and the bloodline to go a long way in NASCAR. (Photo by Jared C. Tilton/NASCAR via Getty Images)
By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – It’s mid-afternoon at a food bank located on the economically challenged east side of Kansas City and bags and boxes are efficiently and quickly being stuffed with things like canned spaghetti and sliced peaches.
It’s an unlikely spot to find the 20-something man who some day just may be running all of NASCAR, but there he stands as a member of the assembly line of volunteers who have bellied up to one of the long tables at the Harvesters warehouse in an effort to put food into the pantries of people who need it most in eastern Missouri and western Kansas.
His name is Ben Kennedy. He’s currently the full-time driver of the No. 11 Toyota Tundra of Red Horse Racing in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series.
In his second full season in the series, though the first with Red Horse, he’s showing good talent as his stat line is fair decent to good for a driver of his age. His resume is highlighted by three top-five
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