Joseph Frank "Joe" Nemechek III (born September 26, 1963) is an American professional stock car racing driver. He currently competes part-time in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, driving the No. 87 Chevrolet SS for NEMCO Motorsports. He also competes part-time in the Xfinity Series, driving the No. 87 Chevrolet Camaro for NEMCO Motorsports. He also competes part-time in the Camping World Truck Series, driving the No. 8 Chevrolet Silverado for SWM-NEMCO Motorsports. He won the 1992 Busch Series, now Xfinity Series, championship. He was born in Lakeland, Florida, the older brother of John Nemechek, and is nicknamed "Front Row Joe", a nickname given him by former teammate Wally Dallenbach for his tendency in the late 1990s to be a regular contender for a front row starting position. He is the father of John Hunter Nemechek.