Career Highlights


  • In 2020, Nemechek is entering his first full-time season in the NASCAR Cup Series
  • Competed in three NASCAR Cup Series races for Front Row Motorsports in 2019 – making hisdebut at the Texas Motor Speedway in November.
  • Earned his first NASCAR Xfinity Series victory in 2018 at the Kansas Speedway while driving for Chip Ganassi Racing.
  • In 2018, John Hunter Nemechek capitalized on his part-time schedule, collecting one win at the Martinsville Speedway, six top-five finishes, and 10 top-10 finishes, in addition to a pole award.
  • John Hunter Nemechek captured back-to-back victories at the Gateway Motorsports Park, and the Iowa Speedway made the NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series Playoffs; he ultimately finished eighth in points in 2017.
  • Victories at the Atlanta Motor Speedway and at the Canadian Tire Motorsport Park established John Hunter Nemechek’s early entry into the inaugural NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series Playoffs in 2016.
  • In 2015, the second-generation NASCAR driver John Hunter Nemechek captured career-first NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series win at the Chicagoland Speedway.
  • 2015: NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series Most Popular Driver
  • NEMCO Motorsports moved full-time into the NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series in 2014, with drivers Joe Nemechek and John Hunter Nemechek sharing the family-owned No. 8 NEMCO Motorsports entry.
  • 2013: NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series debut at 16-years-old at the Martinsville Speedway.

YEAR-BY-YEAR NASCAR GANDER RV & OUTDOORS TRUCK SERIES RECAP


2016: Finished eighth in the NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series standings … Nemechek’s win at the Atlanta Motor Speedway in just his 32nd NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series career start established him as the youngest NASCAR national series winner at the track at 18 years, 8 months, and 16 days old … Nemechek finished second the following weekend at the Martinsville Speedway, putting him at the top of the point standings for the first time in his career … Nemechek captured his first pole award in June at the Iowa Speedway … He seized his career third win in September at the Canadian Tire Motorsport Park, his career-first road course victory … Nemechek made the inaugural NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series Chase as the eighth seed, and finished the season in the 8th place. His average starting position was13.1, and average finishing position was 12.1.

2015: Nemechek capitalized on his NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series season with 18 starts … Collected his first series victory at the Chicagoland Speedway as well as eight top-five finishes and 10 top-10 finishes … Posted three runner-up finishes in the last four races of the season … Statistically the best closer in the series, improving 30 positions in the last 10 percent of laps of each race … Average finishing position of 9.5 … Average starting position of 9.8, including three second-place starts at Iowa, Eldora, and Homestead … 61 laps led.

2014: In 10 starts, scored six top-10 finishes … Average starting position of 13.2 with a best start of seventh place at the Dover International Speedway … Average finishing position of 10.4 with a best finish of fifth place at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway … Led 53 laps … Completed 97.8 percent of laps attempted.

OTHER RACING HISTORY
In December 2015, Nemechek won the Snowflake 100 at the Five Flags Speedway in Pensacola, Fla., and lead 68 laps en route to winning the Snowball Derby the previous year at the Five Flags Speedway in 2014 … Won the 2014 All American 400 at the Fairgrounds Speedway in Nashville, Tenn., … 2013 Miller Lite Super Late Model Series champion at the Mobile (Ala.) International Speedway … 2012 The Allison Legacy Race Series champion … Named The Allison Legacy Race Series Rookie of the Year for 2011 … Transitioned into motocross in 2007 …  Began racing Quarter Midgets at age five.

NOTEWORTHY
John Hunter Nemechek was named to the 2015-2016 NASCAR Next class … In 2015 Joe Nemechek and John Hunter Nemechek shared the family-owned No. 8 NEMCO Motorsports full-time entry in the NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series …Following his 18th birthday (June 11, 2015), Nemechek, who had been sharing seat time for two seasons with his father, Joe Nemechek, was old enough to be eligible to finish the remainder of the NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series schedule beginning at the Gateway Motorsports Park … Nemechek was born just shy of three months after the death of his uncle and namesake, NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series driver John Nemechek … He is the son of NASCAR Xfinity Series champion and team owner Joe Nemechek.

Birth date: June 11, 1997

Hometown: Mooresville, NC

Height: 5’9″     Weight: 150lbs.

Fast Fact: Son of “Front Row” Joe Nemechek

Wins: Seven (Chicago ’15, Atlanta ’16, Canada ’16, Gateway ’17, Iowa ’17, Martinsville ’18, Kansas ’18)

No. 38 Ford Mustang
Team: Front Row Motorsports
Team Owner: Bob Jenkins
Crew Chief: Seth Barbour
Engine Builder: Roush-Yates Engines

Public Relations Contact:
Lynn Sudik
Front Row Motorsports
Tel: (215) 208-7032
Email: lsudik@frontrowmotorsports.com

Awards: 2015 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Most Popular Driver,
2015-2016 NASCAR Next Class

Team Name: 2020 Front Row Motorsports
2019 GMS Racing
2013-2018 NEMCO Motorsports

NASCAR Cup Series Rookie Season: 2020

Manufacturer: Ford

No. 8 Fire Alarm Services, Inc., Ford F-150
Team: NEMCO Motorsports
Team Owner: Joseph “Joe” Nemechek III
Crew Chief: Farris “Gere” Kennon Jr.
Engine Builder: Ilmor Engineering

Public Relations Contact:
Courtney C. McGarry Weber
NEMCO Motorsports
Tel: (704) 728-3757
Email: CMcGarry@JoeNemechek.com