AutoRacing1 2000 Winston Cup Report Card

Joe

Nemechek

Car #33
Sponsor   Oakwood Homes
Model Chevrolet Monte Carlo
Owner Andy Petree Racing
Crew Chief Andy Petree/Danny Gill
1999 Winston Cup Points:         2956 1999 Winston Cup Place:  30th
2000 Winston Cup Points:         3534 2000 Winston Cup Place:  15th
Differential: + 578 Differential: + 15
Positives: Collected a pole at Talladega and finished 3rd, had 9 top-tens and bonus points in 3 races.
Negatives:  Had 6 DNF's (4 from engine problems).  Obtained only 2 top-five qualifying positions.
Comments: Nemechek + Petree = Improvement.  Joe jumped 15 positions from 1999 and finished 11 spots higher than his previous best.  If he can keep his sponsorship with struggling Oakwood Homes, Joe has a good opportunity to shoot for a top-ten spot next year.
Overall Grade for 2000: 

A-

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