Nemechek takes third straight pole

July 4, 2002
Nemechek DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- "Front Row'' Joe Nemechek lived up to his nickname Wednesday night, winning the pole position for the third straight time in a Grand National series race at Daytona.

Nemechek, who races part time on NASCAR's second-tier series, circled the famed 2½-mile track at Daytona at 185.793 mph. Qualifying second for Friday night's Stacker2/GNC Live Well 250 was Scott Wimmer at 185.452 mph, followed by Randy LaJoie (184.691) and Jay Sauter (184.619).

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