John Hunter Nemechek, Joe Nemechek set to race at teammates

Sam Hunt Racing will subject the automobile at Daytona Worldwide Speedway

Joe Nemechek and son John Hunter Nemechek are set to roll to the grid as teammates. They’ll each drive for Sam Hunt Racing within the NASCAR Xfinity Collection at Daytona Worldwide Speedway.

Hear from the household beneath.

John Hunter Nemechek will pilot the No. 26 Freedom 13 Toyota Supra with Allen Hart serving because the crew chief. Joe Nemechek is ready to drive the No. 24 FleetWing Toyota Supra as Eric Phillips takes the crew chief function.

Again in 2017, Joe Nemechek and son John Hunter ran their first NASCAR race in opposition to one another. That occurred within the NASCAR Truck Collection at Daytona. They’ve since run 29 Truck occasions, 13 Xfinity occasions and three NASCAR Cup occasions in opposition to one another.

Nevertheless, the final time they competed as teammates was in 2019 at Phoenix Raceway as they each drove for NEMCO Motorsports.

Sam Hunt

“Operating a number of automobiles at Daytona is at all times particular, however much more so now having a father and son combo driving for us as teammates,” stated Sam Hunt.

Hunt added, “John Hunter has been an enormous a part of SHR’s development, and to now have Joe be part of us on the tail finish of his completed profession is one thing I’ll cherish for a very long time. On the finish of the day, household is all the things to me. I’m honored to be part of this memorable second for the Nemechek household and hope they each take the time to benefit from the weekend.”

Joe Nemechek feedback

Joe Nemechek is a former NASCAR Xfinity Collection champion.

“If that is to be my final time to race in a NASCAR occasion, I’m trying ahead to being a teammate once more with my son,” stated Joe Nemechek.

“I’m excited to race for Sam Hunt Racing because it shares many qualities with the inspiration that NEMCO Motorsports was constructed upon. I see Sam Hunt Racing as a really sturdy crew, and the wins and championships are coming quickly.”

Joe added, “Racing with my son once more is particular, and my expectation is to be on the lead lap within the combine with John Hunter. I’m excited to see what occurs.”

This would be the first begin for Joe Nemechek within the 2022 season.

Crew chief Eric Phillips is the winningest crew chief within the NCWTS. He’ll work with Joe Nemechek at Daytona.

John Hunter Nemechek feedback
John Hunter Nemechek - Freedom 13
John Hunter Nemechek – Freedom 13 (Photograph: Sam Hunt Racing)

“This can be a particular one… I’m honored to be behind the wheel of the #26 Freedom 13 Toyota Supra at Daytona,” John Hunter Nemechek said.

That is the second of three races John Hunter Nemechek has scheduled with the crew. He’ll additionally drive the No. 26 Freedom 13 Toyota GR Supra at Darlington Raceway on September 3 and once more at Las Vegas in October.

John Hunter Nemechek runs full-time within the NASCAR Truck Collection for Kyle Busch Motorsports. He’s run two Xfinity races in 2022 with a greatest end of 2nd at Richmond for Joe Gibbs Racing.


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