Articles tagged ‘Casey Mears’

Feb 22

Underdogs Still Shine In Daytona 500

2015 NSCS Driver Casey Mears (GEICO) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images DAYTONA BEACH, Florida – Even though a core of veteran drivers made up the top-five of the 57th annual Daytona 500, there were still a host of drivers and teams that deserve some credit for their efforts in the “Great American Race.” Truth be told, while the top-three finishers were the contenders in the Chase for the Sprint Cup, several performances by underdogs teams deserve some recognition too. Not only do strong performances in their first race bring momentum in the season opening event, but top-15 runs also give the teams a welcomed financial boost heading into a congested season of 35 more races. From Back To Front: Germain Racing’s Casey Mears sat on pins and needles Thursday after losing a motor in ... FULL STORY »

2015 NASCAR Daytona Media Day Q&A with Casey Mears

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Casey Mears speaks to the media during the 2015 NASCAR Media Day at Daytona International Speedway on February 12, 2015 in Daytona Beach, Florida. - Photo Credit: Maddie Meyer/Getty Images CASEY MEARS, NO. 13 GEICO CHEVROLET SS, met with members of the media at Media Day at Daytona International Speedway. HOW IMPORTANT IS IT TO SURROUND YOURSELF WITH GOOD PEOPLE? “I think that really people are everything in our sport.  I mean ... FULL STORY »

GEICO Chevrolet Driver Casey Mears Set to Race in Sprint Unlimited at Daytona

2014 NSCS Driver Casey Mears (GEICO) - Photo Credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images Germain Racing Excited to Enter the Prestigious Pre-Season Race Mooresville, NC (February 7, 2015) - This season, the NASCAR Sprint Unlimited will also feature chase drivers, expanding its field to 25 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series racers. For the first time ... FULL STORY »

After Rough Beginning, Mears Grows Fond of Martinsville

Martinsville Speedway Logo MARTINSVILLE, Va. (Oct. 14, 2014) - When Casey Mears first broke into NASCAR, Martinsville Speedway wasn’t at the top of his “can’t wait to visit” list. In fact, it was near the bottom. However, time heals all wounds. During a recent ... FULL STORY »

GEICO and Germain Racing to Honor the Military with Special Paint Scheme at May Charlotte Races

2014 NSCS No 13 GEICO Military Chevrolet SS Mooresville, NC (May 8, 2014) - As the month of May gets underway, the racing season is in full swing. Casey Mears and his GEICO team have been on a solid run, notching three top 20 finishes in their last ... FULL STORY »

Marcos Ambrose and Richard Petty Discuss Richmond Post-Race Incident

Ford Racing Logo Marcos Ambrose, driver of the No. 9 Stanley Ford Fusion, was involved in a post-race altercation with Casey Mears last weekend at Richmond International Raceway.  Ambrose, who was fined $25,000 and put on probation until May 28th by NASCAR for his role, ... FULL STORY »

NASCAR Penalizes Drivers Marcos Ambrose And Casey Mears

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Logo Daytona Beach, Fla. (April 29, 2014) — NASCAR has penalized drivers Marcos Ambrose and Casey Mears for their involvement in a post-race altercation in the garage area following last Saturday night’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Richmond International Raceway. Ambrose, driver of the ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS Driver Casey Mears (GEICO) - Photo Credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images
Germain Racing Test Session at Darlington Raceway Open to the Public
Posted 04.01.14
Casey Mears, driver of the No. 13 GEICO Chevy SS, will be taking laps around the track Too Tough To Tame from 1 p.m. – 9 p.m. today DARLINGTON, S.C. (April 1, 2014) – A test session at Darlington Raceway featuring NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Casey Mears will be FREE and ...FULL STORY »
Casey Mears, driver of the #13 GEICO Chevrolet, sits in his car during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Auto Club 400 at Auto Club Speedway on March 21, 2014 in Fontana, California. - Photo Credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images
Resilient Mears Rallies Back in Fontana to Score Top-15 Finish
Posted 03.24.14
Fontana, CA (March 23, 2014) - When Germain Racing loaded up the No. 13 GEICO Chevrolet SS and headed out west for the third time in four weeks, they were looking to rebound from tough races in Las Vegas and Bristol.  After posting a top 10 finish at the Daytona 500, they ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Casey Mears (GEICO) - Photo Credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images
Mears and GEICO Team Perservere Through Issue at Bristol
Posted 03.16.14
BRISTOL, TN (March 16, 2014) - Coming into the Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway tied for 16thin the point standings, Casey Mears and the #13 GEICO team looked to rebound from a challenging weekend in Las Vegas.  They got off to a great start, logging the eighth-fastest time in the ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Casey Mears (GEICO) in car - Photo Credit: Robert Laberge/Getty Images
2014 NSCS Food City 500 Final Practice Session Speeds
Posted 03.15.14
During the final NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) Food City 500 practice session on Saturday, it was Casey Mears, with a lap speed of 125.906 m.p.h., showing the quickest way around Bristol Motor Speedway. Matt Kenseth put up the second quickest lap speed of 125.815 m.p.h., followed by Carl Edwards (125.683 ...FULL STORY »
Casey Mears, driver of the #13 GEICO Chevrolet, pits during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Kobalt 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on March 9, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. - Photo Credit: Nick Laham/Getty Images
Despite Long Day in Las Vegas, Mears Tied for 16th in Points
Posted 03.10.14
Las Vegas, NV (March 9, 2014) - When Germain Racing rolled into Las Vegas, they were looking to make headway on intermediate tracks, which has proved challenging for the team over the course of previous seasons.  After turning in a top 10 finish at Daytona and a 14th at Phoenix, Casey Mears and ...FULL STORY »
NSCS Driver Casey Mears (GEICO) - Photo Credit: Chris Graythen/Getty Images
Casey Mears Departs Phoenix 11th in Points after 14th-Place Finish
Posted 03.03.14
Avondale, AZ (March 2, 2014) - Casey Mears and his GEICO team departed Daytona a week ago with a 10th place finish and they eagerly anticipated their arrival in Phoenix.  Many off-season changes, including a switch to Chevrolet and a new technical alliance with Richard Childress Racing, has turned the Germain Racing crew ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Casey Mears (GEICO) - Photo Credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images
Masterful Drive by Mears Nets Top-10 Finish for GEICO Team in Daytona 500
Posted 02.24.14
Daytona Beach, FL (February 24, 2014) – Casey Mears recorded an exciting Speedweeks, as he dodged crashing racecars, fuel cell issues and, on Sunday, Mother Nature and more racecars.  After misfortune took pleasant turns during Daytona 500 practice on Wednesday and the Duel 150’s on Thursday, Mears and his GEICO team hoped to capitalize when ...FULL STORY »
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2014 NSCS Daytona 500 Weds Practice Incident Q&A with Drivers Gordon, Mears & Menard
Posted 02.19.14
Casey Mears, driver of the #13 GEICO Ford - Photo Credit: Andy Lyons/Getty Images
2014 Daytona Speedweeks NASCAR Media Day Q&A with Driver Casey Mears
Posted 02.13.14
CASEY MEARS, NO. 13 GEICO CHEVROLET SS met with media and discussed the racing community of Bakersfield, the change to the Chase format, his thoughts on social media, and more.  TALK ABOUT YOUR SEASON “Everybody is always excited about a season, but we are especially excited at Germain Racing, for sure. We’ve ...FULL STORY »

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