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Texas Roadhouse 200 presented by Alpha Energy Solutions

📁 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, Race Preview 🕔29.October 2016
Texas Roadhouse 200 presented by Alpha Energy Solutions

Event:         Texas Roadhouse 200 presented by Alpha Energy Solutions
Date:           Saturday, October 29, 2016
Venue:        Martinsville (Va.) Speedway
NEMCO Motorsports’ NASCAR Camping World Truck Series History at the Martinsville Speedway … This weekend will mark NEMCO Motorsports’ eighth NASCAR Camping World Truck Series start at the .526-mile paperclip-oval track. The organization earned a team best finish of second-place at the short track twice with John Hunter Nemechek on October 31, 2015, and on April 2, 2016. Seven starts at the Martinsville Speedway have earned NEMCO Motorsports an average starting position of 15.3 and an average finish of 11.7.

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 89 starts from five drivers, resulting in strong performances that include four victories (Watkins Glen, Chicago, Atlanta and Canada) and 18 top-five finishes, as well as 44 top-10 finishes with an average starting position of 14.1 and an average finishing position of 12.4.

All in the Family … Team owner Joe Nemechek has found success in the NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS) at the Martinsville Speedway with one pole award (1993), two top-five and two top-10 finishes in nine starts. In 38 starts at the Martinsville Speedway, “Front Row” Joe Nemechek is credited with one pole award (1999) and one top-10 finish in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS). John Nemechek had two NASCAR Camping World Truck Series starts at the .526-mile track, finishing in the ninth-place on September 25, 1995.

Meet John Hunter Nemechek … Fans can visit the Team Chevy Racing display located in the fan midway at the Martinsville Speedway for a question and answer session with John Hunter Nemechek on Friday, October 28 at 11:45 a.m. (ET).

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 Martinsville Speedway, as part of a continued relationship with NEMCO Motorsports. Headquartered in Arvada, Colorado, Fire Alarm Services, Inc., provides superior fire and life safety, security services and products for protecting their client’s real estate investment.

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 Texas Roadhouse 200 presented by Alpha Energy Solutions will be broadcast live on FS1 on Saturday, October 29 starting with the pre-race show at 1:00 p.m. (ET). It will also broadcast live at 1:00 p.m. (ET) on the Motor Racing Network (MRN) and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio. Qualifying for the 20th event of the 2016 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series schedule will air on Saturday at 10:00 a.m. (ET) on FS1. In addition, the practice sessions on Friday, October 28 will be televised live on FS1 beginning at 12:30 p.m. (ET).

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

This Week’s NEMCO Motorsports Chevrolet Silverado at the Martinsville Speedway … John Hunter Nemechek will pilot Chassis No. 034 in the Texas Roadhouse 200 presented by Alpha Energy Solutions at the Martinsville Speedway. The Gere Kennon-led team last unloaded this NEMCO Motorsports prepared chassis at the Bristol (Tenn.) Motor Speedway on August 17 where Nemechek finished in the eighth-position after starting in the 16th-position in the chassis’ third appearance of the 2016 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series season. Since 2014, Chassis No. 034 has four top-five finishes in 11 starts.

Paperclip Review … This weekend marks John Hunter Nemechek’s seventh Martinsville Speedway appearance with the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series. The Mooresville, N.C., driver has earned an average starting position of 15.2 and an average finishing position of 12.2 at the .526-mile track. In addition, Nemechek made his NASCAR Camping World Truck Series debut on October 26, 2013 at the Virginia short track behind the wheel of the No. 22 family-owned machine.

Short Track Stats: In 12 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series starts on short tracks (less than one mile in length), John Hunter Nemechek has recorded three top-five and six top-10 finishes, with an average starting spot of 12.0 and an average finish of 11.2 on these racetracks.

Race Rewind: Martinsville Speedway … In overtime, John Hunter Nemechek finished second in the Alpha Energy Solutions 250 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at the Martinsville Speedway on April 2. Nemechek, who qualified in the eighth place, finished the two-lap dash to the checkered flag .425 seconds behind the leader. This strong finish helped Nemechek take over the series points lead. It was Nemechek’s second straight runner-up finish at the Martinsville Speedway.

In the Rearview Mirror: Talladega Superspeedway … John Hunter Nemechek, driver of the No. 8 Fire Alarm Services, Inc., Chevrolet Silverado for NEMCO Motorsports, finished in the 32nd-position in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Fred’s 250 Powered by Coca-Cola at the Talladega Superspeedway on Saturday, October 22. In a season of high achievement muted by misfortune, the latest twist eliminated the NEMCO Motorsports driver from championship contention with an engine part failure in the No. 8 Fire Alarm Services, Inc., Chevrolet on Lap 13 of a scheduled 94-lap event that sent Nemechek to the garage and out of the Chase.
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eason-to-date … Through the first 19 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series races of the 2016 season, John Hunter Nemechek has completed 2637 of 2808 laps contested (93.9 percent), has led 81 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 four top-five and nine top-10 finishes, has spent 1,979 laps running in the top 15 and has made 732 green-flag passes thus far this season.