färbe technik™ to Sponsor Nemechek at Daytona

färbe technik™, a leading global supplier of mobile product accessories, will join NEMCO Motorsports beginning with the 2016 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) season when it will become a primary sponsor of driver John Hunter Nemechek and his No. 8 Chevrolet Silverado team at the Daytona International Speedway in the Nextera Energy Resources 250 on Friday, February 19.

The new relationship will feature färbe technik™ as a primary sponsor at the Daytona International Speedway and as an associate-level partner in all other NEMCO Motorsports events. The agreement covers the 2016 and 2017 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series seasons.

“An unparalleled range of quality products that reflect individual needs and lifestyles is what färbe technik™ is known for,” Nemechek said. “I have been using many of their mobile product accessories, and färbe technik™ is a terrific fit for NEMCO Motorsports. I am excited about the opportunities and thrilled to represent a company that is so passionate about the everyday user and the NASCAR fan, while boasting stylish designs and a high-quality product.”

The Kelowna, British Columbia-based company will use the sponsorship in consumer promotions, product launches and business-to-business opportunities.

“At färbe technik™, we are looking forward to our partnership with John Hunter Nemechek and NEMCO Motorsports,” Shane Broesky, CEO of färbe technik™, said. “Nemechek exemplifies our goals as a brand, and we are proud to be the primary sponsor of the No. 8 färbe technik™ Chevrolet at the Daytona International Speedway.

“färbe technik™ was founded to exemplify ‘Being Unique!’ It’s about color, style, dedication, excellence and the pursuit of one’s dreams. We believe Nemechek and NEMCO Motorsports share our passion, our goals and our style as we are proud to join Nemechek at the “World Center of Racing” and help him achieve his dreams. We wish him the best for the first race of the 2016 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series season opener at the Daytona International Speedway.”

In his fourth NASCAR Camping World Truck Series season, 18-year old Nemechek has logged 30 career starts,  resulting in strong performances including a victory at the Chicagoland Speedway, on top of nine top-five finishes and 16 top-10 finishes, with an average starting position of 11.9 and producing an average finishing position of 10.4.

In addition to his successful NASCAR Camping World Truck Series campaign in 2015, Nemechek was named to the 2015-2016 NASCAR Next class, and was awarded the 2015 Most Popular Driver for the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series.

ABOUT FÄRBE TECHNIK™:
färbe technik™ is a leading global supplier and manufacturer of stylish and high-quality premium mobile product accessories. Obtaining an exclusive license to manufacture NASCAR branded mobile accessories in the categories of wall chargers, car chargers, cables, Bluetooth speakers, earbuds and battery case products, you can find the NASCAR line soon in grocery and convenience stores alongside färbe technik™’s iNation™ line across the United States. For information visit: www.farbetechnik.com.

 


Nemechek Scores Third-Straight SpeedFest Pro Late Model Win

John Hunter Nemechek kicked off his 2016 season the only way he knows how, with a win in the JEGS/CRA 125 at SpeedFest.  This make it a three-peat for the 18-year-old driver who still has yet to finish anywhere other than victory lane in any JEGS/CRA Pro Late Model race he’s entered.

“Winning the Pro (Late Model) race was something special,” said Nemechek.  “To win it here three years in a row and still be undefeated in the JEGS Series is something I’m really happy about.”

Nemechek set fast time in his Pro Late Model early in the day and, with the invert, started the 125-lap feature from the ninth position.  He drove to the lead on lap 64 with a three-wide pass and held off a series of challenges on late race restarts to start his 2016 campaign off with a victory.

Soon after his Pro Late Model win, Nemechek climbed behind the wheel of his Rocky Ridge Custom Trucks No. 8 Super Late Model for the SpeedFest 200.

Nemechek raced towards the front of the field throughout the 200-lap event, taking the lead on lap 188.  With two laps to go the battle for the lead heated up between Nemechek, Bubba Pollard and William Byron.  Contact was made among the top three drivers in turns one and two.  Nemechek paid the price from the tangle that started behind him and went for a spin from the lead that ultimately cost him a shot at a SpeedFest sweep.

“When it came down to it everyone was bumping and rubbing” said Nemechek, “And rubbing’s racing.  We had the best car there at the end.  On that final restart we got the jump and got out to the lead and, I don’t know, we got spun out.  It is what it is, but if someone has to spin you for the win it’s kind of uncalled for.”

Nemechek restarted the final two laps at the rear of the field and brought home a 14th place finish.

Next up for Nemechek will be a return to his No. 8 Chevy in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series for the NextEra Energy Resources 250 at Daytona International Speedway.

“I’m very excited,” said Nemechek.  “We hired some new personnel over the off season, we hired a new engineer, and having Gere Kennon back as crew chief is exciting.  Hopefully we start off how we ended the year last year, having finished four out of the last five races in second.  Hopefully we can start off strong and go from there.”


Lessons Learned Lead Nemechek to Snowflake Win

After two years of being the bridesmaid and twice losing the lead in the final 10 laps of the race, John Hunter Nemechek's heartbreak in the Allen Turner Snowflake 100 came to an end Saturday night at Five Flags Speedway (FL). Nemechek of Morresville, North Carolina dominated the 100-lap event en route to capturing the $7,000 top prize.

It was a big win that came as a result of the advice he received during those two runner-up performances.

“I didn’t listen very good to my Truck crew chief, who is here spotting for me, on lap times the last two years and it has cost me the race,” Nemechek said. “It’s great to change that and be patient and it paid off.”

Nemechek led from the get go and only relinquished the top spot to fast qualifier Justin South on one short occasion. On restarts, he noticeably chose the outside in order to have the advantage.

“Being able to get the momentum off the corner,” Nemechek answered. “We picked the top because of the speedy dry at one point and those guys went into the corner and got really loose on the bottom.”

The next day, Nemechek was poised to back up his Snowball Derby 300 victory from 2014, but a late-race mechanical issue thwarted that plan.  Nemechek's No. 8 went up in smoke in the closing laps while running in the top five.  Flames erupted and his car crashed to a stop on pit road, bringing his Snowball title defense to an end.


JH Voted NCWTS Most Popular Driver

Story from NASCAR.com

 

The two Most Popular Drivers were absolutely suited for NASCAR's big awards.

Second-generation NASCAR mega-talents, both Chase Elliott (XFINITY Series) and John Hunter Nemechek (Camping World Truck Series) absolutely earned the distinction and the nod in Monday awards presentation.

Elliott, who will drive the Hendrick Motorsports No. 24 Chevy next year in the Sprint Cup Series -- replacing the retiring Jeff Gordon -- was typically low-key and humble about the whole NASCAR XFINITY and Camping World Truck Series awards evening.

But he was eager to get going in his Cup career after a championship and second place finish (2015) in the XFINITY Series. Earning the Most Popular Driver Award for the recent season must have felt very appropriate for the son of Bill Elliott, who took the Cup Series vote a record 16 times. Dale Earnhardt Jr. has won it the past 12 years.

"I think we have definitely a lot of work to do to catch Dale in that sense," a smiling Elliott said. "But I'm very appreciative of the support I've had, especially the past two years and I've noticed it. I don't think people realize how much that means to a driver when they see you wearing their T-shirt. It goes a long way for me. Seeing them do that means a lot."

Elliott conceded he and his father, a NASCAR Hall of Famer, haven't discussed this honor's impact even though he is touched to receive it.

"We really haven't talked about that," Elliott said. "Fortunately he (his dad) had a big following and some of those people are following me. Can't look past that. Dale has an obviously great following and I'm a Dale fan too."

Nemechek, 18, was equally as excited to be recognized on the Camping World Truck Series side. A second-generation racer who won his first major race this season, Nemechek was obviously moved by the honor.

"It definitely can't hurt to win the Most Popular Driver in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, " Nemechek said. "It's definitely an honor for me and my family, but more importantly, hopefully it'll help us gain some reputation on selling some sponsorship for the seasons tocome. Can't thank all of the supporters enough that voted, and all the friends and family as well."

Nemechek is the second family member to be honored with the award. His father, Joe Nemecheck -- a former XFINITY Series champion and four-time Cup winner.

"Yeah, he won I think in 1992 and '93, so it's awesome to be able to win an award that he's won," Nemechek said. "I beat him to something.

"I wish he wouldn't have won most popular so I could've beat him to that. We're very competitive, but to get my first truck win when he didn't was very special as well. He wants one bad."

With Elliott moving into the Cup series and Nemechek hoping to continue his rise in the NASCAR ranks in 2016.

"It definitely is special to hear how good you're doing with the equipment that you have," Nemechek said. "We utilize our resources to the absolute max that we possibly can. We try and get our trucks as good as we can. There's a lot of late nights and hard work put in with just a few people. Finding the funding to get a few more people and not have to work as late and getting some free time to work on some other projects could even make us better, but it was definitely a good year. Getting our first win and finishing in the top five so many times, all the hard work did pay off.

"We're still working on trying to find funding. Nothing is set in stone yet. It's all kind of up in the air right now, so still trying to find those possible partners to sit down, sign a deal with, hopefully for years to come."


RILEY'S BREWING COMPANY, INC. TO PARTNER WITH NEMCO MOTORSPORTS

Family-owned brewery will sponsor the father-son duo of Joe Nemechek and John Hunter Nemechek

MOORESVILLE, N.C. (September 8, 2015)—NEMCO Motorsports announced today that it has partnered with Riley's Brewing Company, Inc. as a multi-year associate sponsor with drivers Joe Nemechek and John Hunter Nemechek. Joe Nemechek will pilot the Riley's Brewing Co. Hard Hand Crafted Root Beer Chevrolet with NEMCO Motorsports, and Riley's Brewing Co. Hand Crafted Root Beer will adorn the side of the No. 8 Chevrolet driven by John Hunter Nemechek, debuting at the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) event at the Chicagoland Speedway on Friday, September 18.

“Being a fan of NASCAR, it was an honor for Riley’s Brewing Company to come together with the Nemechek father and son duo,” Daniel Riley, president of Riley’s Brewing Company, said. “Being a family business ourselves, it gives me a great pride to see values and competition passed down in the family-owned NEMCO Motorsports. Whether you are fighting for position on the track, or shelf space in a store, when you are a family, you learn never to give up.

“Riley's Brewing Company, Inc. is a family brewery and happy to be sponsoring a family team.”

Launched into full production this year, Riley's Brewing Co. Hard Hand Crafted Root Beer is a product of Madera, California.  Riley passed down his family’s beer making tradition by working tirelessly from his garage to craft beers. At 5% ABV, the sweet, and smooth finish is created by Riley’s grandfather’s original root beer recipe.

Riley said Joe Nemechek was a natural ambassador for the product because “Nemechek is one tough cookie. He is smooth when he needs to be, yet with that extra kick.”

Riley's Brewing Co. non-alcohol root beer logo will be display as an associate sponsor on the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series No. 8 Chevrolet of John Hunter Nemechek.

About Riley's Brewing Company, Inc.
Makers of a real craft root beer with no hidden chemicals or cheap imitations. The root beer is made from raw roots, leaves, honey and flowers, and nothing can compare to the full body and full flavor of this truly original recipe. Made the way Grandpa would make it.

More information can be found by visiting www.rileysbrewing.us and on Twitter at @RileysBrewing.

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JH Race Preview: Canadian Tire Motorsports Park

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Race Preview
NASCAR Camping World Truck Series News and Notes

Event:        Chevrolet Silverado 250
Date:    Sunday, August 30, 2015
Venue:        Canadian Tire Motorsport Park

SWM-NEMCO Motorsports’ NASCAR Camping World Truck Series History at the Canadian Tire Motorsport Park ... This week will mark SWM-NEMCO Motorsports’ second NASCAR Camping World Truck Series start at the 10-turn, 2.459-mile road course. John Hunter Nemechek posted a team best finish of 25th- place at the Bowmanville, Ontario, Canada, facility on August 31, 2014.

SWM-NEMCO Motorsports’ NASCAR Camping World Truck Series History ... Since entering the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series in 1995, the Mooresville, N.C.-based organization has logged 61 starts from five drivers,  resulting in strong performances including one victory and eight top-five finishes, as well as 28 top-10 finishes, with an average starting position of 14.8 and an average finishing position of 13.3.

Follow NEMCO Motorsports on Social Media ... To keep up-to-date with the latest news, information and exclusive content, visit NEMCO Motorsports’ Twitter page - @NEMCOMotorsport. Also, follow the NEMCO Motorsports drivers on their personal Twitter pages - @FrontRowJoe87, and @JHNemechek. You can also “like” Joe Nemechek on his official Facebook page at /NASCARJoe, and John Hunter Nemechek on his official Facebook page at /JohnHunterNemechek.

Meet John Hunter Nemechek … John Hunter Nemechek is scheduled to participate in an autograph session with the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series from 2:00 p.m. to 2:45 p.m. (ET) on Saturday, August 29. Fans can visit the Team Chevy Racing display located in the Canadian Tire Motorsport Park fan midway area for a question and answer session with Nemechek on Saturday at 3:30 p.m. (ET).

Canadian Tire Motorsport Park Connection … Ron Fellows, Canadian Tire Motorsport Park co-owner, has driven for team owner Joe Nemechek. In four NASCAR Camping World Truck Series starts for NEMCO Motorsports, Fellows posted the teams single NASCAR Camping World Truck Series victory (Watkins Glen) and two top-five finishes, as well as two top-10 finishes, with an average starting position of 10.0 and an average finishing position of 10.0.

Catch the Action ... The Chevrolet Silverado 250 will be broadcast live on FOX Sports 1 on Sunday, August 30 starting with the pre-race show at 1:00 p.m. (ET). It will also broadcast live on the Motor Racing Network (MRN) and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio. Qualifying for the 15th event on the 2015 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series schedule will air on Saturday, August 29 at 5:30 p.m. (ET) on FOX Sports 2. In addition, the practice sessions on Saturday will be televised live on FOX Sports 1 beginning at 9:30 a.m. (ET).

John Hunter Nemechek
No. 8 SWM-NEMCO Motorsports Chevrolet Silverado

This Week's SWM-NEMCO Motorsports’ Chevrolet Silverado at the Canadian Tire Motorsport Park ... John Hunter Nemechek will pilot Chassis No. 035 in the 1 Chevrolet Silverado 250 at the Canadian Tire Motorsport Park, the NEMCO Motorsports prepared chassis qualified second and finished in the seventh position. Nemechek made his NASCAR Camping World Truck Series debut in this chassis. Currently, the oldest chassis in the NEMCO Motorsports fleet.

On the Road Again ... This weekend marks John Hunter Nemechek’s second Canadian Tire Motorsport Park appearance with the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series. The Mooresville, N.C., driver has earned an average starting position of 16.0 and an average finishing position of 25.00 at the track. Nemechek has six starts on road courses with entries at Carolina Motorsports Park, Rockingham Raceway Park, and Canadian Tire Motorsport Park.

Canadian Tire Motorsport Park Rewind … John Hunter Nemechek showed strength on August 31 at the Canadian Tire Motorsports Park, wheeling his No. 8 NEMCO Motorsports entry from his 16th-place starting spot to as high as 11th place by Lap 10 in the Chevrolet Silverado 250 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race before ultimately finishing in the 25th position. In his road course series debut, Nemechek completed 26 laps before transmission issues ended the promising run.

In the Rearview Mirror: Bristol Motor Speedway ... John Hunter Nemechek, driver of the No. 8 MeetBall Chevrolet Silverado for NEMCO Motorsports, finished third in the UNOH 200 presented by ZLOOP NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race on Wednesday, August 19 at the Bristol Motor Speedway. Nemechek, who turned his second Bristol Motor Speedway start into his career-best finish in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series

JOHN HUNTER NEMECHEK QUOTE (ON CANADIAN TIRE MOTORSPORT PARK.):
“Racing at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park is something I have been looking forward to making some right-turns. I feel like last year, my experience was a blast. This place is really fun, really fast, and it is hard to pass for track position.

“Track position is going to play a big role, but you have to get your Chevrolet to work here. It is not necessarily a technical track for the driver, but in order to be fast your NASCAR Camping World Truck Series entry need to turn, have positive front grip, and have traction off the corner. The key passing places, you have to remember those and you can’t get yourself in a bind – getting hung on the outside on any of these fast corners.”


JH Race Preview: Bristol Motor Speedway

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Race Preview
NASCAR Camping World Truck Series News and Notes

Event: UNOH 200 presented by ZLOOP
Date: Wednesday, August 19, 2015
Venue: Bristol (Tenn.) Motor Speedway

SWM-NEMCO Motorsports’ NASCAR Camping World Truck Series History at the Bristol Motor Speedway ... This week will mark SWM-NEMCO Motorsports’ third NASCAR Camping World Truck Series start at the half-mile concrete oval track. John Hunter Nemechek posted a team best finish of sixth place at the Bristol, Tenn., facility on August 20, 2014.

SWM-NEMCO Motorsports’ NASCAR Camping World Truck Series History ... Since entering the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series in 1995, the Mooresville, N.C.-based organization has logged 60 starts from five drivers, resulting in strong performances including one victory and seven top-five finishes, as well as 27 top-10 finishes, with an average starting position of 14.9 and an average finishing position of 13.5.

Follow NEMCO Motorsports on Social Media ... To keep up-to-date with the latest news, information and exclusive content, visit NEMCO Motorsports’ Twitter page - @NEMCOMotorsport. Also, follow the NEMCO Motorsports drivers on their personal Twitter pages - @FrontRowJoe87, and @JHNemechek. You can also “like” Joe Nemechek on his official Facebook page at /NASCARJoe, and John Hunter Nemechek on his official Facebook page at /JohnHunterNemechek.

Volunteer State Native … Gere Kennon, a Memphis, Tenn., native, is the crew chief on NEMCO Motorsports’ No. 8 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series entry. Kennon can boast of a well-developed résumé; he led the legendary Sam Ard to back-to-back Xfinity Series championship titles in 1982 and 1983, and served as the general manager of Richard Childress Racing's NASCAR Camping World Truck Series program in 2012. In his 30-plus year career, Kennon has served as a crew chief in all three NASCAR series, and has worked with such legends as Mark Martin, Brett Bodine, Rick Mast, Ron Hornaday, Jr. and Sterling Marlin. Kennon has a 5.5 average finishing position at the Bristol Motor Speedway in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series.

Meet John Hunter Nemechek … Fans can visit the Team Chevrolet Racing display located in the Bristol Motor Speedway Merchandise Midway area for a question and answer session with John Hunter Nemechek on Wednesday, August 19 at 4:00 p.m. (ET).

Media Availability ... John Hunter Nemechek will be accessible to media in attendance at the Bristol Motor Speedway on Wednesday, August 19 at 9:30 a.m. (ET). The media availability will be hosted inside the Media Center with other NASCAR Next members.

Catch the Action ... The UNOH 200 presented by ZLOOP will be broadcast live on FOX Sports 1 on Wednesday, August 19 starting with the pre-race show at 8:00 p.m. (ET). It will also broadcast live on the Motor Racing Network (MRN) and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio. Qualifying for the 14th event on the 2015 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series schedule will air on Wednesday at 4:45 p.m. (ET) on FOX Sports 2. In addition, the final practice session on Wednesday will be televised live on FOX Sports 1 beginning at 11:30 a.m. (ET).

John Hunter Nemechek
No. 8 MeetBall Chevrolet Silverado

This Week's SWM-NEMCO Motorsports’ Chevrolet Silverado at the Bristol Motor Speedway ... John Hunter Nemechek will pilot Chassis No. 034 in the UNOH 200 presented by ZLOOP at the Bristol Motor Speedway. The Gere Kennon-led team unloaded this chassis earlier this season at the Martinsville (Va.) Speedway, and the Dover (Del.) International Speedway. On May 29 at the Dover International Speedway, the NEMCO Motorsports prepared chassis qualified sixth and finished in the 22nd-position, completing 136 laps of the scheduled 200.

Battle in the Last Great Colosseum ... This weekend marks John Hunter Nemechek’s second Bristol Motor Speedway appearance with the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series. The Mooresville, N.C., driver has earned an average starting position of 13.0 and an average finishing position of 6.00 at the track.

#FindYourParty … MeetBall, a real-time location sharing navigation application, will be the primary partner on the No. 8 Chevrolet Silverado at the Bristol Motor Speedway for the UNOH 200 presented by ZLOOP. In April, John Hunter Nemechek was announced as the free mobile app's exclusive NASCAR brand ambassador.

Bristol Motor Speedway Rewind … Making his sixth start of the 2014 season in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, and his first on the high-banked half-mile of Bristol Motor Speedway, John Hunter Nemechek finished sixth in the August 20, 2014 UNOH 200. Nemechek qualified 13th, and moved into the top 10 by Lap 40 of the 200-lap event. He stayed inside the top 10 for the remainder of the race, which was run a day later than scheduled due to rain.

In the Rearview Mirror: Michigan International Speedway ... John Hunter Nemechek, driver of the No. 8 SWM-NEMCO Motorsports Chevrolet Silverado for NEMCO Motorsports, finished 12th in the Careers for Veterans 200 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race on Saturday, August 15 at the Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn. An ill-handling Silverado and a pit road penalty on Lap 30 for an uncontrolled tire forced him toward the back of the lead lap trucks, where heavy traffic created obstacles for Nemechek’s debut at the track.

JOHN HUNTER NEMECHEK QUOTE (ON BRISTOL MOTOR SPEEDWAY.):
“Coming to Bristol Motor Speedway for the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race on Wednesday night is something I have definitely looked forward to for a while. This track suits my driving style – it is fast, it is fun, it is a driver’s track. You have to get your truck to handle right, but if you are a little afraid or if you can’t get your foot down to push the pedal on the metal then you are not going to be fast.”


JH Race Preview: Michigan International Speedway

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Race Preview
NASCAR Camping World Truck Series News and Notes

Event:        Careers for Veterans 200 Presented by Cooper Standard and Brad Keselowski's Checkered Flag Foundation
Date:    Saturday, August 15, 2015
Venue:        Michigan International Speedway

SWM-NEMCO Motorsports’ NASCAR Camping World Truck Series History at the Michigan International Speedway ... This week will mark SWM-NEMCO Motorsports’ second NASCAR Camping World Truck Series start at the 2-mile track nestled in the lush Irish Hills of southeastern Michigan. Joe Nemechek posted a team best finish of 10th place at the Brooklyn, Mich., facility on August 16, 2014.

SWM-NEMCO Motorsports’ NASCAR Camping World Truck Series History ... Since entering the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series in 1995, the Mooresville, N.C.-based organization has logged 59 starts from five drivers,  resulting in strong performances including one victory and seven top-five finishes, as well as 27 top-10 finishes, with an average starting position of 14.8 and an average finishing position of 13.5.

Follow NEMCO Motorsports on Social Media ... To keep up-to-date with the latest news, information and exclusive content, visit NEMCO Motorsports’ Twitter page - @NEMCOMotorsport. Also, follow the NEMCO Motorsports drivers on their personal Twitter pages - @FrontRowJoe87, and @JHNemechek. You can also “like” Joe Nemechek on his official Facebook page at /NASCARJoe, and John Hunter Nemechek on his official Facebook page at /JohnHunterNemechek.

Meet John Hunter Nemechek … Fans can visit the Team Chevy Racing display located in the Michigan International Speedway fan midway area for a question and answer session with John Hunter Nemechek on Saturday, August 15 at 9:00 a.m. (ET).

Catch the Action ... The Careers for Veterans 200 Presented by Cooper Standard and Brad Keselowski's Checkered Flag Foundation will be broadcast live on FOX Sports 1 on Saturday, August 15, starting with the pre-race show at 12:30 p.m. (ET). It will also broadcast live on the Motor Racing Network (MRN) and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio. Qualifying for the 13th event on the 2015 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series schedule will air on Saturday at 9:30 a.m. (ET) on FOX Sports 1. In addition, the practice sessions on Friday, August 14 will be televised live on FOX Sports 1 beginning at 1:30 p.m. (ET).

John Hunter Nemechek
No. 8 SWM-NEMCO Motorsports Chevrolet Silverado

This Week's SWM-NEMCO Motorsports’ Chevrolet Silverado at the Michigan International Speedway ... John Hunter  Nemechek will pilot Chassis No. 037 in the Careers for Veterans 200 Presented by Cooper Standard and Brad Keselowski's Checkered Flag Foundation at the Michigan International Speedway. The Gere Kennon-led team unloaded this chassis both at the Kansas Speedway and at the Charlotte (N.C.) Motor Speedway. On May 15 at the Charlotte Motor Speedway, the NEMCO Motorsports prepared chassis qualified 16th and finished in the 11th-position with Joe Nemechek.

Nemechek Rolling into the Irish Hills ... This week marks John Hunter Nemechek’s first Michigan International Speedway appearance with the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series.

Boyne Machine Company 125 … John Hunter Nemechek, driver of the No. 8 Green Leaf Tree Services for NEMCO Motorsports, finished in 12th place at the ARCA/CRA Super Series race at the Kalamazoo (Mich.) Speedway on Wednesday, August 12. Nemechek qualified sixth for the 125-lap event sixth, but started second. The 18-year old took the lead for the first 33 laps to eventually capture the VanDoorn Racing Development Lap Leader award for leading the first 116 laps. On Lap 117 Nemechek was involved an incident resulting in heavy cosmetic damage, relegating the No. 8 Chevrolet to a 12th-place finish.

Michigan International Speedway Rewind … Joe Nemechek, driver of the No. 8 Smoke-N-Sear / SWM-NEMCO Motorsports entry for NEMCO Motorsports, finished in 10th place at the Careers for Veterans 200 last year on August 16 at the Michigan International Speedway. Nemechek started the race from the 19th position and captured his fifth top-10 finish of the 2014 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series season.

In the Rearview Mirror: Pocono Raceway ... Pocono (Pa.) Raceway, known as the “Tricky Triangle,” lived up to its reputation for John Hunter Nemechek’s 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 raced as high as sixth, but a pit road penalty upset his effort.

JOHN HUNTER NEMECHEK QUOTE (ON MICHIGAN INTERNATIONAL SPEEDWAY.):
“Going to Michigan International Speedway for the first time will be an interesting weekend for our NEMCO Motorsports team. It is the fastest track we go to with the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, and I am really looking forward to getting on the track and drafting, and trying to get our No. 8 SWM-NEMCO Motorsports Chevrolet Silverado where I can hold it wide-open for a long run. I think that if we can accomplish that, our team will be quite fast and can compete up at the front.”


Nemechek Gets his Revenge on Indy with CRA Victory

Last July, John Hunter Nemechek left Indianapolis, Indiana's Lucas Oil Raceway disappointed with losing an ARCA/CRA Super Series Late Model event by mere inches to NASCAR superstar Kyle Busch.

 

Saturday, in his first appearance to Lucas OIl since that dramatic finish, Nemechek found redemption in the "Circle City."

 

The 18-year-old driver scored his first ARCA/CRA Super Series victory and third overall Late Model win of the season with a dominating performance in the Circle City 100.

 

"We came out here to win and that's what we did," Nemechek said following his victory.  "I can't thank D.A.B. Constructors, Rocky Ridge Trucks and everyone that helps on this team enough."

 

Nemechek set fast time for the 100-lap feature, but started 10th following an invert.  He wasted little time to get back to the front.  He rode patiently in second for several laps in the early stages before making his move around early leader Grant Quinlan on lap 55 and never looked back.

 

Even late-race restarts, which put some of the top Super Late Model talents in the country at his door and bumper, could not deter Nemechek's No. 8 from victory lane.

 

"I can't give enough to my dad (NASCAR veteran Joe Nemechek) who put this car together in about a week to come up here.  It shows what our team can do and I can't thank everyone enough."

 

Nemechek will be back behind the wheel of his No. 8 Super Late Model on August 22 when he competes in the Lee Fields Memorial 100 at Mobile International Speedway in Alabama.  First things first, he will compete in his No. 8 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series entry in the August 1 event at Pocono Raceway in Pennsylvania.