2016 Truck Series Season in Review: John Hunter Nemechek

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John Hunter Nemechek

CREW CHIEF: Gere Kennon

TEAM: NEMCO Motorsports


WINS: 2 (Atlanta, Bowmanville)

LAPS LED: 99 (career best)

Top 5s: 5

TOP 10s: 11 (career best)

POLES: 1 (Iowa I, first career pole)

WHAT WENT RIGHT: Won his second Truck series race in the second race of the year at Atlanta by getting the leading the last eight laps … Involved in a controversial win at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park that saw Nemecheck edge Cole Custer in a photo finish off the track surface ... Qualified for the inaugural Truck Chase in his first full season of Truck competition … Led a season-high 53 laps at Iowa Speedway.

WHAT WENT WRONG: Was eliminated from the Chase after the first round … Recorded two DNFs (Michigan, Talladega).

WHAT TO EXPECT IN 2016: His second full season in the Truck series.