Cup Series Driver Daniel Hemric To Run Celebration Of America 300 At Oxford Plains

Daniel Hemric (Photo: Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Officials at the Pro All Stars Series (PASS) and Oxford Plains Speedway (OPS) announced today they have received an official entry from NASCAR Cup Series Driver Daniel Hemric for the All That’s Metal Celebration of America 300 scheduled for July 2nd and 3rd. Hemric, becomes the 2nd NASCAR Cup Series driver to enter the 1st annual event, joining Richard Childress racing driver Kyle Busch.

The 33-year-old 2021 Xfinity series champion is the current driver for the number 31 Cup series car fielded by Kaulig racing. Hemric will be driving the car normally driven by Derek Kneeland and owned by Mike Bryant of Windham as they chase the $40,000 winner’s purse.

“We are very happy to welcome Daniel back to Oxford Plains Speedway,” said PASS president Tom Mayberry. “Last time he was here around 10 years ago he showed a lot of speed. He will be a great addition to the race.”

Hemric is a 6-time winner on the PASS South Tour and competed in the 2014 Oxford 250 where he finished 24th.The following season he advanced into the NASCAR Truck Series.

“Daniel expressed an interest in coming to the 300 in July when he heard about the race,” said Busch spotter Derek Kneeland. “So, I made a call to my car owner and pretty quickly a deal was done to bring him to the race.”

The Kannapolis native becomes the 42nd entry into what is shaping up to be another big marquee event for Oxford Plains Speedway. Hemric is also the third “Southern” driver to enter the fold joining 2017 Oxford 250 winner Bubba Pollard and the aforementioned Kyle Busch.

Tickets for the All That’s Metal Celebration of America 300 will be available the day of the race and will be general admission and priced at $25 for adults for Tuesday’s preliminary qualifying rounds, and $40 for Wednesday’s feature action.

Also, in action over the two days will be the New England Super Modified Series racing for 100 laps and $10,000 to win along with other support divisions to be announced. A full event schedule will be released in the coming weeks. For those wishing to stay on the grounds, camping information is posted.

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The All That’s Metal Celebration of America 300 ( will also feature a lap leader contingency. COA 300 LAP BOARD HERE. All 300 laps will be available for purchase at only $50 per lap meaning the July 3rd winner of the All That’s Metal Celebration of America 300 could take home nearly $50,000!

To buy a lap or a few, or take advantage of marketing opportunities at the All That’s Metal 300 or the Pro All Stars Series and Oxford Plains Speedway please call 207-577-1836 or inquire at [email protected].   COA 300 LAP BOARD HERE.

Oxford Plains Speedway is the largest spectator sporting facility in Maine with a capacity of over 14,000 people. The 3/8-mile asphalt oval located in Oxford, Maine is celebrating its 75th year of racing in 2024.

For technical information concerning all PASS divisions please contact [email protected]  or call Jason Ricker 704-881-4429.

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