John Hunter Nemechek on the Racing Writer’s Podcast
Xfinity Series rookie John Hunter Nemechek joins the show to discuss his transition to GMS Racing and how content he feels after hoping he would be on the racetrack the last few years. Nemechek also discusses how seeing the tough business side of racing has matured him; the very valuable lesson he learned after wrecking his first race car as a youngster; owning up to how he wasn’t doing everything he could to be better as driver last year; how Nemechek’s grown into his own person over the last year with dad Joe now being able to play the role of dad instead of boss; how he’s adjusting to the Xfinity Series schedule versus the spread out Truck Series season; how the increase in spotlight has been; how he’s changed as a driver in the last year; revealing how frustrations with the 42 car last year changed his expectations; the physical transformation he has gone through with working out and the marathons Nemechek is eyeing; explaining how a pineapple became a part of his logo. Music: www.bensound.com.
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