Daniel Hemric
Daniel Hemric
Hemric With Slate at BKR Production Day.jpg
Hemric in 2016
Born (1991-01-27) January 27, 1991 (age 26)
Kannapolis, North Carolina
NASCAR Xfinity Series career
30 races run over 1 year
Car no., team No. 21 (Richard Childress Racing)
First race 2017 PowerShares QQQ 300 (Daytona)
Last race 2017 Kansas Lottery 300 (Kansas)
Wins Top tens Poles
0 14 1
NASCAR Camping World Truck Series career
50 races run over 4 years
2016 position 6th
Best finish 6th (2016)
First race 2013 Kroger 200 (Martinsville)
Last race 2016 Ford EcoBoost 200 (Homestead)
Wins Top tens Poles
0 30 0
Statistics current as of October 21, 2017.

Daniel Hemric (born January 27, 1991) is an American professional stock car racing driver. He currently competes full-time in the NASCAR Xfinity Series, driving the No. 21 Chevrolet Camaro for Richard Childress Racing.

Racing career

Hemric stands with his first go-kart at the Brad Keselowski Racing shop in Statesville, NC

A native of Kannapolis, North Carolina,[1] Hemric began his career at the age of five, competing in go-kart racing at the 1/5-mile Concord Speedway, winning 11 races and a track championship at the North Carolina facility before moving up to Bandolero car five years later.[2] During that time, he started doing his backflip celebration, which was taken from Carl Edwards.[3] At 16, Hemric moved up to Legends cars, and in 2008, he won the track's Pro championship, as well as the first of two back-to-back Legends Pro national championships.[2] In 2009, with nearly 60 wins in just under 80 starts, he maxed out his National Points early on the way to winning his second national Legends Pro championship, in addition to earning the Summer Shootout Series championship on the strength of six races in 10 starts.[4] In 2010, Hemric won the Legends Million at Charlotte Motor Speedway, winning the largest paycheck in Legends car history, $250,000.[5]

Late in the 2010 racing season, Hemric made his debut in the NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified Tour;[2] he would run selected races in that series and in the Whelen Modified Tour over the next three years, while in 2012 he ran a full season in late model cars, winning the Champion Racing Association JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour championship, scoring eight victories on his way to the title.[4] Hemric won the Summer Shootout Series championship again in 2013,[4] in addition to competing in the Southern Super Series late model championship,[1] driving the No. 98 Ford for Carswell Motorsports.[6] He also competed in the Blizzard Series late model tour,[7] winning the series' 2013 championship.[8]

Hemric's No. 19 Reese Brands F-150 during practice for the 2016 Careers for Veterans 200 at Michigan International Speedway.

In October 2013, Hemric made his debut in NASCAR competition at Martinsville Speedway, driving the No. 6 Chevrolet for Sharp Gallaher Racing in the Camping World Truck Series.[9] He suffered early issues, finishing 32nd.[10] On November 2, he finished second in the 29th annual All American 400 late model race to Chase Elliott, winning the 2013 Southern Super Series championship by one point over Bubba Pollard.[11] In early November 2013, he finished 13th in his second Truck Series race, at Phoenix International Raceway.[12] Hemric made his third Truck start in 2014 for NTS Motorsports, finishing a solid 12th at Homestead.

In 2015, Hemric announced that he would compete full-time for the first time in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series with NTS Motorsports. Hemric drove the No. 14 California Clean Power Chevrolet Silverado and competed for the 2015 NASCAR Rookie of the Year title.[13] Hemric earned a best finish of fourth (Dover International Speedway, Bristol Motor Speedway, Canadian Tire Motorsport Park) and ran as high as fifth in the NCWTS Driver Point Standings, ultimately finishing the season seventh in the championship standings.[14]

On November 3, Hemric announced that he would join Brad Keselowski Racing to drive the No. 19 Ford F-150 in 2016.[15] Hemric started the season with an 8th place finish at Daytona. Hemric later majority of the races with many top 5 finish but no wins. Hemric would make the chase after being the highest non winner points.

Hemric's #21 Childress car at Road America in 2017

On September 17, 2016, it was announced that Hemric would join Richard Childress Racing in 2017. Hemric will run the full Xfinity Series schedule and compete for Rookie of the Year, driving the No. 21 Chevy Camaro.[16] Hemric made his Xfinity debut at the 2017 PowerShares QQQ 300 at Daytona, which is where he finished 31st after being caught up in an early crash. He rebounded the next week at Atlanta, finishing 9th for his first career Xfinity top-10 finish. At Bristol, Hemric won the Dash 4 Cash. At Richmond he won his first career pole and then scored a then career-best 3rd-place finish.

Then at Mid Ohio, Hemric would run in the top 5 for most of the day, bringing home an impressive and career-best 2nd place finish.

Personal life

On July 28, 2015, Hemric announced his engagement to K&N Pro Series East driver Kenzie Ruston.[17] They married on January 7, 2017.[18]

Motorsports career results

NASCAR

(key) (Bold - Pole position awarded by qualifying time. Italics - Pole position earned by points standings or practice time. * - Most laps led.)

Xfinity Series

NASCAR Xfinity Series results
Year Team No. Make 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 NXSC Pts
2017 Richard Childress Racing 21 Chevy DAY
31
ATL
9
LVS
13
PHO
7
CAL
11
TEX
32
BRI
5
RCH
3
TAL
38
CLT
13
DOV
13
POC
9
MCH
12
IOW
21
DAY
32
KEN
9
NHA
12
IND
8
IOW
7
GLN
11
MOH
2
BRI
7
ROA
15
DAR
18
RCH
4
CHI
4
KEN
7
DOV
4
CLT
7
KAN
18
TEX PHO HOM -* -*

Camping World Truck Series

NASCAR Camping World Truck Series results
Year Team No. Make 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 NCWTC Pts Ref
2013 Sharp Gallaher Racing 6 Chevy DAY MAR CAR KAN CLT DOV TEX KEN IOW ELD POC MCH BRI MSP IOW CHI LVS TAL MAR
32
TEX PHO
13
HOM 47th 43 [12]
2014 NTS Motorsports 20 Chevy DAY MAR KAN CLT DOV TEX GTW KEN IOW ELD POC MCH BRI MSP CHI NHA LVS TAL MAR TEX PHO HOM
12
63rd 32 [19]
2015 14 DAY
26
ATL
19
MAR
12
KAN
10
CLT
17
DOV
4
TEX
9
GTW
9
IOW
8
KEN
18
ELD
5
POC
9
MCH
7
BRI
4
MSP
4
CHI
25
NHA
6
LVS
6
TAL
28
MAR
12
TEX
14
PHO
21
HOM
8
7th 733 [20]
2016 Brad Keselowski Racing 19 Ford DAY
8
ATL
4
MAR
22
KAN
3
DOV
9
CLT
9
TEX
10
IOW
15
GTW
3
KEN
3
ELD
8
POC
22
BRI
3
MCH
3
MSP
3
CHI
2
NHA
28
LVS
2
TAL
11
MAR
9
TEX
3
PHO
13
HOM
5
6th 2163

References

  1. ^ a b Inabinnett, Mark. "Daniel Hemric comes south seeking another Southern Super Series sweep this weekend". Press-Register. Advance Publications. Retrieved 2013. 
  2. ^ a b c "All About "Hotshoe" Hemric". Daniel Hemric official website. Accessed 2013-10-21.
  3. ^ Crandall, Kelly (May 1, 2016). "Gaining Traction: Daniel Hemric". NASCAR Illustrated. 
  4. ^ a b c "Kannapolis' Hemric to make NASCAR debut". Independent Tribune. Denver, North Carolina: Berkshire Hathaway. October 17, 2013. Retrieved 2013. 
  5. ^ "CUP: Daniel Hemric Wins Legends Million". Foxnews.com. Fox News Channel. July 18, 2010. Retrieved 2013. 
  6. ^ Weaver, Matt (October 15, 2013). "Daniel Hemric's 2013 success began with creation of Southern Super Series". The Philadelphia Inquirer. Philadelphia Media Network. Archived from the original on October 23, 2013. Retrieved 2013. 
  7. ^ Corder, Chuck (September 19, 2013). "Five Flags Speedway: Hemric looks to sew up Blizzard title". Pensacola News Journal. Gannett Company. Archived from the original on October 22, 2013. Retrieved 2013. 
  8. ^ "Hemric clinches racing series title". Independent Tribune. Concord, NC. September 24, 2013. Retrieved . 
  9. ^ Weaver, Matt (October 17, 2013). "Daniel Hemric, John Hunter Nemechek to make NASCAR Truck Series debut at Martinsville". The Philadelphia Inquirer. Philadelphia Media Network. Archived from the original on October 23, 2013. Retrieved 2013. 
  10. ^ Weaver, Matt (November 1, 2013). "Daniel Hemric to make second NASCAR Trucks start, looks to capture first Southern Super Series championship". The Philadelphia Inquirer. Nashville, Tennessee: Philadelphia Media Network. Archived from the original on November 6, 2013. Retrieved 2013. 
  11. ^ Cole, Nick (November 2, 2013). "Chase Elliott wins at Fairgrounds Speedway". The Tennessean. Nashville, TN. Retrieved . 
  12. ^ a b "Daniel Hemric - 2013 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Results". Racing-Reference. USA Today Sports Media Group. Retrieved 2015. 
  13. ^ "NTS Motorsports Unveils 2015 Driver Lineup; Fielding Full-Time Entries in NCWTS, NKNPSE and SRL". NTS Motorsports. NTS Motorsports. Retrieved . 
  14. ^ "Racing Reference, Daniel Hemric 2015 Stats". 
  15. ^ "2012 JEGS/CRA Champion, Daniel Hemric Heading To Brad Keselowski Racing In 2016". Champion Racing Association. November 3, 2015. Retrieved 2015. 
  16. ^ "RCR NAMES HEMRIC TO FULL-TIME XFINITY RIDE". NASCAR. September 17, 2016. Retrieved 2016. 
  17. ^ "Hemric, Ruston announce engagement". NASCAR.com. NASCAR Media Group, LLC. July 28, 2015. Retrieved 2015. 
  18. ^ "Daniel Hemric and Kenzie Ruston Tie the Knot in Jamaica". RCR Racing. Retrieved . 
  19. ^ "Daniel Hemric - 2014 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Results". Racing-Reference. USA Today Sports Media Group. Retrieved 2015. 
  20. ^ "Daniel Hemric - 2015 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Results". Racing-Reference. USA Today Sports Media Group. Retrieved 2015. 

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Achievements
Preceded by
Inaugural
Southern Super Series Champion
2013
Succeeded by
Incumbent

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