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Twitter Reacts to Stephen Rhodes, Gay NASCAR Driver Looking for 2014 Truck Ride

Most fans probably don't know Stephen Rhodes—or, at least, they didn't before Friday. The late model racer who made two starts in the Camping World Truck Series in 2003, is looking to return to the series full-time in 2014, thus becoming the first openly gay driver to compete full-time in one of NASCAR's national touring divisions. In a segment for NASCAR Race Hub, as quoted by, Rhodes discussed his second chance at racing and what he expects from the fans: I don't think going into a sport - having to face the ones that either like me or don't like me - is anything any different than I live any day. I live in the South. I know that NASCAR has a conservative, Southern fan base, and I'm not going to try and chan...

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