SHOW #571 – Guest: Tyler Reddick – We recap the Tricky Triangle at Pocono (there’s no fourth turn!) discuss Kyle Busch’s grumpy mood, Chastain jumps ship, the return of The Biff Greg Biffle, KBM plays musical crew chiefs, how many championships by the 55 win mark?, plus a full Michigan preview. Hosted by Kerry Murphey and Toby Christie
SHOW #570 – Guest: John Hunter Nemechek – We recap the racing from Charlotte, The Coke 600, tire conspiracy theories, solar and hybrids oh my, the Nimitz Stick has returned, Driver Spotlight from William Byron, plus a full Pocono Preview. hosted by Kerry Murphey and Toby Christie
By Robert Schloemer, NASCAR Fan Contributer – Follow on Twitter @SchloemerZ
*Editor’s note: The Schloemer Zone is a place for NASCAR fans to hear the ranting and raving of a true NASCAR fan — Robert Schloemer. Schloemer is not a trained journalist, and has no skin in the game financially, he is just a huge NASCAR fan and has agreed to bring his thoughts and opinions in a periodic column on The Final Lap.
Hold onto your hat folks. The 2019 NASCAR Xfinity season is shaping up to be a real barn burner. With Friday’s news of Ross Chastain earning a full-time ride in the No. 42 Chip Ganassi Racing Chevrolet Camaro, and yesterday’s announcement of Austin Cindric in the No. 22 Penske Ford Mustang, we are seeing some big names being put into some top-notch cars! Continue reading “Schloemer Zone: The 2019 Xfinity Series, Where Big Names Will be Made”
SHOW #509 – Guests: John Hunter Nemechek & William Byron – We recap the Martinsville Monday, preview nothing, a rare NASCAR off weekend, penalties, Denny Vs. Kevin Martinsville Mashup, Truck Series recap as they take a long break, and a bunch more fun. Hosted by Kerry Murphey and Toby Christie.
(Roughly 48:00 mins)
TOBY CHRISTIE CYSTIC FIBROSIS AUCTION: Hey guys, Toby is going to be auctioning a bunch of NASCARmemorabilia over the next month to benefit the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. Check out his first item… A full-size Dale Earnhardt Jr.autographed helmet!
SHOW #493 – Guests: Erik Jones / John Hunter Nemechek – We wrap up our look at Champions Week in Las Vegas including the Awards Banquet, the France hand-off, Kyle Busch wins Snowball Derby, Richmond gets vague renovations, Brad Keselowski wants to own Cup, Kurt Busch believes he’s staying at SHR and tons of off season fun. Hosted by Kerry Murphey and Toby Christie.
(Roughly 48:00 mins)
By: Toby Christie, Editor – Follow on twitter @Toby_Christie
FORT WORTH, Texas — Friday night, in the JAG Metals 350 at Texas Motor Speedway John Hunter Nemechek and his NEMCO Motorsports team rolled the dice in an effort to get him into the Championship 4 at Homestead-Miami Speedway. While the rest of the field cycled through pit stops, Nemechek stayed on track and gained the lead at lap 127.
Nemechek, who had an average running position of 12th on the night, chose to gamble for the win because his truck wasn’t good enough to win the race on it’s own.
Continue reading “Nemechek’s Tank Runs Dry in Texas, Needs a Win in Phoenix to Advance”
By: Toby Christie – @toby_christie
If you’re a top tier NASCAR Camping World Truck Series or NASCAR Xfinity Series team owner, you should be making phone calls right now to get John Hunter Nemechek behind the wheel of your race cars.
What the 20-year-old driver has done in his brief 62-race Truck Series career is astonishing, made even more incredible by his current emotion-fueled two-race winning streak with his back against the wall. A couple of weeks ago, Nemechek was facing an uncertain sponsorship situation at his family-owned NEMCO Motorsports race team.
Continue reading “Opinion: It’s Time For John Hunter Nemechek to Move to Next Level”
SHOW #400 – Guest: John Hunter Nemechek – We recap the exciting racing from Atlanta, review Jimmie Johnson’s 76 career win, tying Dale Earnhardt Sr., hear from Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Rick Hendrick on the milestone, preview everything Las Vegas and more. Hosted by Kerry Murphey and Toby Christie
( Roughly 48:00 mins)
Feb. 27, 2016
By Reid Spencer
NASCAR Wire Service
HAMPTON, Ga. – In a wild race that saw some of the best trucks in the field destroyed before the finish, John Hunter Nemechek held off Cameron Hayley in a two-lap dash to the checkers to win Saturday’s Great Clips 200 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series event at Atlanta Motor Speedway. Continue reading “John Hunter Nemechek wins war of attrition in Atlanta truck race”