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Race Preview — Ford EcoBoost 200

📁 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, Race Preview 🕔17.November 2017
Race Preview — Ford EcoBoost 200

Event:                   Ford EcoBoost 200

Date:                     Friday, November 17, 2017

Venue:                 Homestead-Miami (Fla.) Speedway

 

NEMCO Motorsports’ NASCAR Camping World Truck Series History at the Homestead-Miami Speedway This weekend will mark NEMCO Motorsports’ fourth 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. Three starts at the Homestead-Miami Speedway have earned NEMCO Motorsports an average starting position of 7.3 and an average finish of 7.0.

 

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 131 starts from six drivers, resulting in strong performances that include six victories (Watkins Glen, Chicago, Atlanta, Canada, Gateway, and Iowa) and 28 top-five finishes, as well as 58 top-10 finishes, with an average starting position of 14.3 and an average finishing position of 14.2.

 

NEMCO Motorsports Collectively … In this season’s 22 events, NEMCO Motorsports’ two NASCAR Camping World Truck Series entries have posted two victories (Gateway and Iowa), nine top-five and 12 top-10 finishes. The NEMCO Motorsports-prepared Chevrolet Silverados have completed 3,522 laps and have lead 108 of those laps. John Hunter Nemechek and Joe Nemechek rank eighth and 29th respectively in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series driver points.

 

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, as well as 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 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series (MENCS). 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.

 

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 17 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 2017 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series schedule will air Friday at 3:30 p.m. (ET) on FS1. In addition, the Friday practice sessions will be televised live on FS1 at 8:30 a.m. (ET) and at 10:00 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 Texas Motor Speedway on November 3, where they finished in the 19th-place after starting in the 11th-place. In the chassis’ ten starts at Charlotte (N.C.) Motor Speedway, Texas Motor Speedway, Kentucky Speedway, Pocono (Pa.) Raceway, Michigan International Speedway and the Homestead-Miami Speedway with Nemechek, the chassis has an average finishing position of 13.6.

 

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. 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.

 

“I’m going to Miami, welcome to Miami” … This weekend marks John Hunter Nemechek’s third Homestead-Miami Speedway appearance with the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series. The Mooresville, N.C., driver has earned an average starting position of 4.0 and an average finishing position of 6.5 at the 1.5-mile track. Nemechek made his NASCAR Camping World Truck Series track debut on November 20, 2015.

 

Speedway Stats … In 39 combined NASCAR Camping World Truck Series starts on speedways (tracks 1 to 2-miles in length), John Hunter Nemechek has recorded three victories (Chicago, Atlanta and Gateway), 12 top-five and 20 top-10 finishes. He has led for a total of 171 laps on NASCAR’s speedway tracks.

 

Race Rewind: Homestead-Miami Speedway … John Hunter Nemechek, driver of the No. 8 Fire Alarm Services, Inc., Chevrolet Silverado for NEMCO Motorsports, finished in the 11th-place in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Ford EcoBoost 200 last at the Homestead-Miami Speedway on November 18, 2016. Nemechek started the scheduled 134-lap event from the 11th-place, and the 19-year old was scored in the ninth-place by Lap 34, and holding that position through Lap 101 before ultimately finishing in the sixth-place.

 

In the Rearview Mirror: Phoenix International Raceway … John Hunter Nemechek, driver of the No. 8 Fire Alarm Services, Inc., Chevrolet Silverado for NEMCO Motorsports, scored a second-place finish in the Lucas Oil 150 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race on Friday, November 10, at the Phoenix International Raceway. Nemechek started in the sixth-position in the 32-truck field. The 20-year old finished Stage 1 in the fifth-place, on Lap 40, and was scored in the seventh-place by Lap 80. After three red flags, with an intense side-by-side duel with seven laps left, Nemechek restarted second on Lap 149 of 150, and the leader was able to hold-off Nemechek by .668 seconds. Despite finishing second, only a win would secure a position in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Playoffs final four for Nemechek.

 

Season-to-date … Through the first 22 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series races of the 2017 season, John Hunter Nemechek has completed 2782 of 3298 laps contested (84.4 percent) and has led 108 laps. Nemechek is currently eighth in the driver point standings and seventh in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series owner points. In addition, the NEMCO Motorsports driver has collected two victories (Gateway and Iowa), eight top-five and 11 top-10 finishes, has spent 2,246 laps running in the top 15 and has made 640 green-flag passes thus far this season.