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Ford EcoBoost 200 – Homestead-Miami (Fla.) Speedway — Race Preview

📁 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, Race Preview 🕔18.November 2016
Ford EcoBoost 200 – Homestead-Miami (Fla.) Speedway — Race Preview

Event: Ford EcoBoost 200
Date: Friday, November 18, 2016
Venue: Homestead-Miami (Fla.) Speedway

NEMCO Motorsports’ NASCAR Camping World Truck Series History at the Homestead-Miami Speedway … This weekend will mark NEMCO Motorsports’ third NASCAR Camping World Truck Series start at the Homestead, Fla.,-facility. The organization posted a team best finish of second-place with John Hunter Nemechek on November 20, 2015. Two starts at the Homestead-Miami Speedway have earned NEMCO Motorsports an average starting position of 8.0 and an average finish of 5.0.

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 92 starts from five drivers, resulting in strong performances that include four victories (Watkins Glen, Chicago, Atlanta and Canada) and 19 top-five finishes, as well as 46 top-10 finishes with an average starting position of 14.0 and an average finishing position of 12.3.

All in the Family … Team owner Joe Nemechek has found success in the NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS) in south Florida with three victories (1997, 1999, and 2001) credited to his name, in addition to five top-five and eight top-10 finishes in 17 starts. Nemechek has posted more wins at the Homestead-Miami Speedway then at any other track in the NASCAR XFINITY Series. In 12 starts at the Homestead-Miami Speedway, Nemechek is credited with one top-five finish and one top-10 finish in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS). In addition, Nemechek has two NASCAR Camping World Truck Series starts at the track with an average finish of seventh-place. John Nemechek had two starts at the Homestead-Miami Speedway in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series.

Sound the Alarm … The NEMCO Motorsports No. 8 Chevrolet Silverado returns with the Fire Alarm Services, Inc., (FAS) brand as the primary sponsor at the Homestead-Miami Speedway, part of a continued relationship with NEMCO Motorsports for the final event of five NASCAR Camping World Truck Series races with driver John Hunter Nemechek. Headquartered in Arvada, Colorado, Fire Alarm Services, Inc., provides superior fire and life safety and security services and products for protecting their client’s real estate investment.

Vote for John Hunter Nemechek … Since October 7, fans have had the opportunity to make their voices heard by casting their votes to determine who will be the Most Popular Drivers in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series. Fans will be able to cast their votes via www.nascar.com/mostpopulardriver to November 19. Fans may select (1) candidate per ballot submission. Voting is limited to (1) vote per person per email address per day, per series. Fans selected Nemechek as the 2015 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Most Popular Driver.

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.

Catch the Action … The Ford EcoBoost 200 will be broadcast live on FS1 on Friday, November 18 starting with the pre-race show at 7:30 p.m. (ET). It will also broadcast live at 7:30 p.m. (ET) on the Motor Racing Network (MRN) and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio. Qualifying for the final event of the 2016 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series schedule will air on Friday at 3:30 p.m. (ET) on FS1. In addition, the final practice session on Friday will be televised live on FS1 at 10:30 a.m. (ET).

John Hunter Nemechek
No. 8 Fire Alarm Services, Inc., Chevrolet Silverado

This Week’s NEMCO Motorsports Chevrolet Silverado at the Homestead-Miami Speedway … John Hunter Nemechek will pilot Chassis No. 041 in the Ford EcoBoost 200 at the Homestead-Miami Speedway. The Gere Kennon-led team last unloaded this NEMCO Motorsports prepared chassis at the Michigan International Speedway on August 27 where they finished in the 26th-place after starting in the 16th-place in the chassis’ fifth appearance of the 2016 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series season. In the chassis’ starts (Charlotte (N.C.) Motor Speedway, Texas Motor Speedway, Kentucky Speedway, Pocono (Pa.) Raceway, and Michigan International Speedway) with Nemechek, it has an average finishing position of 11.2.

“I’m going to Miami, welcome to Miami” … This weekend marks John Hunter Nemechek’s second Homestead-Miami Speedway‎ appearance with the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series. The Mooresville, N.C., driver has earned an average starting position of second and an average finishing position of second with 24 laps led at the 1.5-mile track. Nemechek made his NASCAR Camping World Truck Series track debut on November 20, 2015.

In the Loop at the Homestead-Miami Speedway … John Hunter Nemechek has the highest average running position (2.485) at the Homestead-Miami Speedway of active NASCAR Camping World Truck Series drivers. In addition, Nemechek has the highest driver rating (126.6) and box score among full-time NASCAR Camping World Truck Series drivers at the 1.5-mile track.

Speedway Stats: In 26 combined NASCAR Camping World Truck Series starts on speedways (tracks 1 to 2-miles in length), John Hunter Nemechek has recorded two victories (Chicago and Atlanta), nine top-five and 15 top-10 finishes. He has led for a total of 89 laps on NASCAR’s speedway tracks.

Race Rewind: Homestead-Miami Speedway … John Hunter Nemechek, driver of the No. 8 Chevrolet Silverado for NEMCO Motorsports, qualified in the second-position for the 201-mile NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race November 20, 2015 at the Homestead-Miami Speedway. Nemechek captured the lead on Lap 31, exchanging the lead for a total of five times, leading 24 laps before finishing in the second-place. Nemechek was the highest finishing rookie in his debut at the Homestead-Miami Speedway.

In the Rearview Mirror: Phoenix International Raceway … John Hunter Nemechek, driver of the No. 8 Fire Alarm Services, Inc., Chevrolet Silverado for NEMCO Motorsports, finished in the sixth-position in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Lucas Oil 150 at the Phoenix International Raceway on November 11. Nemechek started the 150-lap event from the sixth-place. The 19-year old raced to the fifth-place by Lap 140 and ultimately finished in the sixth-place, maintaining his position in the closing laps.

Season-to-date … Through the first 22 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series races of the 2016 season, John Hunter Nemechek has completed 3133 of 3305 laps contested (94.8 percent), has led 99 laps and is currently eighth in the driver point standings. In addition, the NEMCO Motorsports driver has collected two victories (Atlanta, Canada), has one pole award (Iowa), has five top-five and 11 top-10 finishes, has spent 2,440 laps running in the top 15 and has made 796 green-flag passes thus far this season.