Joe Nemechek

Joseph Frank Nemechek III (born September 26, 1963 in Lakeland, Florida) is a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver and owner of NEMCO Motorsports. He won the 1992 Busch Series championship. He currently is bringing his NEMCO team back to run the Nationwide and Sprint Cup Series in the #87 Chevy for 2009. The older brother of the late John Nemechek, he is nicknamed Front Row Joe” for his tendency to qualify near the front of the field a term deemed by former teammate Wally Dallenbach and an extension of the moniker when he wins a race “First Place Joe”. “