Nemechek, 23, is already working for the Truck Collection championship with Kyle Busch Motorsports. He’ll now add a number of NXS races to his 2021 schedule He’ll make his debut with Sam Hunt Racing at Dover in Could.
The group is coming off a formidable displaying within the season-opener, scoring a top-ten end with Brandon Gdovic.
“I’m excited to have John Hunter come again to his roots and drive for our younger workforce in 2021,” stated the workforce. “He’s all the time been a mutual good friend of mine, all the time been extraordinarily pleasant, and has all the time proven that he can maximize his gear and signify his sponsors. Working with so many rookies this 12 months, his expertise and suggestions will probably be invaluable to our program’s development. I do know he will help us simply as a lot as we will help him, and I believe it’s cool to see a man like him so enthusiastic about becoming a member of our small workforce with intentions to enhance it as an entire. The whole store is extraordinarily enthusiastic about it and I do know he’ll be capable of assist us enhance our vehicles all year long.”
Nemechek is already a winner in NASCAR’s secondary division, profitable as soon as in 2018 earlier than working the complete season in 2019. He positioned seventh within the standings that 12 months. In 2020, he competed as a full-time rookie within the Cup Collection, ending as excessive as eighth earlier than transitioning again to the Truck Collection this season.
“I’m so excited for the chance to have the ability to run some races for Sam Hunt,” stated Nemechek. “It’s superior to see what he’s carried out in such a short while, being such a younger workforce proprietor within the sport. I believe my expertise and this workforce can accomplish lots and I’m excited to see what occurs! I can’t thank Sam, Toyota, and all of our companions sufficient for this chance and serving to us put this collectively.”