John Hunter Nemechek
No. 8 Chevrolet Silverado
This Week’s NEMCO Motorsports Chevrolet Silverado at the Pocono Raceway … John Hunter Nemechek will pilot Chassis No. 041 in the Pocono Mountains 150 at the Pocono Raceway. The Gere Kennon-led team last unloaded this NEMCO Motorsports prepared chassis at the Kentucky Speedway on July 7 where they finished in the second-position after starting in the 16th-postion in the chassis’ third debut of the 2016 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series season. Other starts with Chassis No. 041 include: Texas Motor Speedway and Charlotte Motor Speedway.
It’s Tricky, it’s Tricky … This weekend marks John Hunter Nemechek’s second Pocono Raceway appearance with the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series. The Mooresville, N.C., driver has earned an average starting position of 9.0 and an average finishing position of 13.00 at the Long Pond, Pa., facility.
Race Rewind: Pocono Raceway … Pocono Raceway, known as the “Tricky Triangle,” lived up to its reputation for John Hunter Nemechek’s NASCAR Camping World Truck Series track debut. A 13th-place finish masked the actual performance of Nemechek, driver of the No. 8 D.A.B. Constructors Inc. Chevrolet Silverado for NEMCO Motorsports. He contended as high as sixth, but a pit road penalty on Lap 31 upset his effort. Nemechek was scored in the 17th-position on Lap 40, and raced into the 14th-position before untimely crossing the finish line in the 13th-place.
In the Rearview Mirror: Eldora Speedway … John Hunter Nemechek and his No. 8 Berry’s Manufacturing Chevrolet Silverado for NEMCO Motorsports battled back from early adversity slinging mud in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at the Eldora Speedway. Nemechek was collected in an early-race accident on Lap 39, and eventually fell 21 laps down in the 150-lap race, but he fought back to finish in the 24th-postion.
Season-to-date … Through the first 11 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series races of the 2016 season, John Hunter Nemechek has completed 1765 of 1816 laps contested (97.2 percent), has led 61 laps and is currently eighth in the driver point standings. In addition, the NEMCO Motorsports driver has one pole award (Iowa) and has collected one victory (Atlanta), three top-five and five top-10 finishes, has spent 1,351 laps running in the top 15 and has made 450 green-flag passes thus far this season.