Rodney Franklin

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Rodney Franklin


Rodney Franklin drives the #8 I-Stock Class car.  His home track is Kennedale Speedway Park.  He lives in Arlington, TX.

Team members helping Rodney are:  Darrell & Seth Franklin, David Franklin, Steve Stewart, Nick Weller. 

Rodney started racing in 1992 in the Street Stock Class at Devil's Bowl Speedway because it looked like fun.  Career highlights include 2010 Dallas Auto Rama Outstanding A Class.

The thrill of racing for Rodney is seeing if he can beat the other guys.  His most exciting racing moment was every week when he is looking for his first win.  He's most proud of building his car mostly by himself with some help from friends and family.  It took him 7 years.

Rodney's racing heroes are his Dad and Richard Petty.

Of racing, Rodney says, "If you want to race, do it!  It's a lot of fun!".

Rodney's favorite racing websites are and




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