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Joe Nemechek |

Team: NEMCO-JRR-87-NNS
Age / DOB:  (50) / 9/26/1963
Ht / Wt:  5'9 / 185

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Nationwide Series regular Joe Nemechek will miss the Sprint Cup Duck Commander 500 at Texas Motor Speedway.
The No. 66 Toyota driver ran a 46th fastest lap in the first qualifying round for the event. This was not quick enough to make the field for the race. Apr 5 - 4:56 PM

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Nationwide Series driver Joe Nemechek failed to make the field for the Sprint Cup Kobalt 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

He ran a 47th fastest lap in the No. 87 Toyota in the first qualifying round. This was not good enough to make the cut for the event.
Mar 7 - 8:27 PM

Joe Nemechek finishes 12th in Saturday's NASCAR Nationwide Series season-opener at Daytona International Speedway.

He started the No. 87 Toyota Camry 24th in the lineup for the DRIVE4COPD 300. He is currently 7th in the 2014 NNS point standings.
Feb 22 - 7:11 PM

Nationwide Series regular Joe Nemechek finishes eighth at Daytona in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series season-opener at Daytona International Speedway.

Nemechek started the No. 8 Toyota Tundra 13th in the lineup for the 15th Annual NextEra Energy Resources 250.
Feb 22 - 11:19 AM

SWM-NEMCO Motorsports announced unprecedented plans for father and son Joe and John Hunter Nemechek to share a tag-team single season of the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series for 2014.

This move allows the #8 truck, owned by SWM-NEMCO Racing, to run the whole season with John Hunter racing the 10 races at all the tracks that NASCAR allows at his age of 16. His dad, Joe will be mounting a campaign at racing the other 12. John Hunter will be running a combo of short track and one mile ovals, coupled with a road course and a dirt track. "Front Row Joe" will be taking the balance of the season at the larger tracks and super speedways.
Feb 4 - 12:42 PM

Michael Waltrip Racing announced a partnership with Jay Robinson Racing enabling the No. 66 Toyota Camry to race in all 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup events.

Waltrip will drive the No. 66 in the Daytona 500 and again in the May Talladega race. Jeff Burton will race the No. 66 in six to eight races during the season, including his first race on March 9 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Robinson has named Joe Nemechek as the primary driver for the remainder of the races.-Michael Waltrip Racing
Jan 30 - 8:09 PM

Joe Nemechek secures the last qualifying slot open to teams outside of the top 36 fastest in qualifying for the Sprint Cup race.

Teams that were not the 36 fastest in qualifying may be eligible for provisional starting positions based on owner points or a past champion’s provisional. He qualified the No. 87 Toyota 44th fastest and will line up 43rd for the event.
Fri, Apr 5, 2013 07:29:00 PM

NEMCO and Jay Robinson Racing will combine efforts to field the No. 87 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Toyota.

The plan also includes 15 Nationwide Series races. "There is a long history of friendship between the two organizations, so this is going to be a great opportunity for everyone involved ", says Jay Robinson. "Both groups have a lot to bring to the table and I am very excited to partner with Jay Robinson and go racing this year." commented Joe Nemechek. The first outing for the NEMCO-JRR team will be the Daytona Nationwide race followed by the Daytona 500.(Jay Robinson Racing)-jayski.com
Tue, Feb 5, 2013 09:16:00 AM

Joe Nemechek’s qualifying speed was not good enough to make the field for the Sprint Cup Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway.

He ran a lap of 169.609 mph in the No. 87 Toyota. It was 46th quickest. Since the team is outside the top 35 in owners points and required to qualify on speed, he did not make the cut.
Fri, Nov 16, 2012 08:29:00 PM

Joe Nemechek secures the last qualifying slot open to teams outside of the top 35 in owners points for the Sprint Cup race.

His lap of 130.067 mph in the No. 87 Toyota was 41st fastest in qualifying for the Sprint Cup AdvoCare 500 at Phoenix International Raceway. He will line up in 43rd at the green flag.
Fri, Nov 9, 2012 08:00:00 PM

Joe Nemechek secures the last qualifying slot open to teams outside of the top 35 in owners points for the Sprint Cup race.

His lap of 185.586 mph in the No. 87 Toyota was 40th fastest in qualifying for the Sprint Cup AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway. He will line up in 43rd at the green flag.
Fri, Nov 2, 2012 07:45:00 PM

Nationwide Series driver Joe Nemechek’s qualifying speed was not good enough to make the field for the Sprint Cup Bank of America 500 at Charlotte Motor Speedway.

He ran a lap of 188.937 mph in the No. 87 Toyota. It was 40th quickest. Since the team is outside the top 35 in owners points and required to qualify on speed, he did not make the cut.
Thu, Oct 11, 2012 08:57:00 PM

Joe Nemechek makes the most improvement in the Nationwide Series after this weekend’s race.

His 17th place finish in the OneMain Financial 200 was 10 places better than his last NNS finish. This earned the No. 87 Toyota driver a $2,600 check and the Featherlite "Most Improved Driver" award. Nemechek is currently 10th in the 2012 Nationwide Series point standings.
Sat, Sep 29, 2012 07:49:00 PM

NEMCO Motorsports announced that Joe Nemechek will be making his 1000th race start this weekend in Richmond, VA.

Nemechek is in good company, joining legends Ricky Rudd, Jeff Burton, Richard Petty and a select few who have made major milestones in NASCAR starts. Nemechek will log 1,000 starts including his Sprint, Nationwide and Truck racing starts. (He qualified 34th to start the Sprint Cup Federated Auto Parts 400 on Saturday night.)
Sat, Sep 8, 2012 02:32:00 PM

Nationwide Series regular Joe Nemechek failed to make the field for the Sprint Cup Crown Royal Curtiss Shaver 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

He ran a 44th fastest lap in the No. 87 Toyota. As one of the ‘go-or-go-homers’ required to qualify on speed this was not good enough to make the 43-car field.
Sat, Jul 28, 2012 04:55:00 PM