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A Fast Mears Races to 12th-Place Finish at Watkins Glen

2013 NSCS Driver Casey Mears in the No. 13 GEICO Ford Fusion on track at The Glen - Photo Credit: Todd Pennington/Getty Images Mears’ effort accounts for team’s fifth Top 15 finish of the 2013 season Watkins Glen, NY (August 12, 2013) – Casey Mears was coming off of a strong run at Pocono when he arrived in upstate New York for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series’ second road course outing of the season.  At the series’ first road course race of the year in Sonoma on June 23rd, the Bakersfield, CA, native turned in a 16th place finish. Mears was fast on arrival at Watkins Glen International, as his #13 GEICO Ford Fusion sat 5th and 13th in the respective practice sessions on Friday.  Unfortunately, a brake issue would stifle his qualifying attempt, leaving him 30th on Sunday’s Cheez-it 355 at The Glen starting grid. If Mears was affected by his ... FULL STORY »

Mears and the GEICO Team Turn in Strong Day at Pocono

Casey Mears, driver of the #13 GEICO Ford - Photo Credit: Andy Lyons/Getty Images Long Pond, PA (August 4, 2013) – This weekend saw Casey Mears and his GEICO team visit the Poconos for the second time in two months.  One of NASCAR’s original racetracks, the Tricky Triangle sits tucked away quietly in the Pocono ... FULL STORY »

Fortune Favors Mears and the Gecko in Sonoma

2013 Casey Mears - Photo Credit: hristian Petersen/Getty Images GEICO driver’s 16th place finish accounts for team’s sixth top-20 effort of the 2013 season Sonoma, CA (June 23, 2013) – The Sonoma Valley is known for great scenery, great wine and great racing.  This weekend marked the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series’ first ... FULL STORY »

“The Irish Hills” Prove Lucky for Mears and No. 13 GEICO Team

NSCS Driver Casey Mears in the No. 13 GEICO Ford Fusion on Track - Photo Credit: Sean Gardner/Getty Images Brooklyn, MI (June 16, 2013) – Coming off of good showings in Dover and Pocono, the Germain Racing team focused on continuing their strong run this weekend in the Irish Hills of Michigan.  Casey Mears and team owner Bob Germain kicked ... FULL STORY »

Resilient Mears Powers Back with 22nd-Place Finish at Pocono

Casey Mears, driver of the #13 GEICO Ford, stands in the garage during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series FedEx 400 benefiting Autism Speaks at Dover International Speedway on June 1, 2013 in Dover, Delaware. - Photo Credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images Long Pond, PA (June 9, 2013) – After a few tough weeks, Casey Mears and his Germain Racing counterparts rallied in Dover to right the course when they recorded a 16th place finish at one of NASCAR’s toughest tracks.  While Dover saw ... FULL STORY »

After Running in the Top-Five, the ‘Big One’ Dashes Mears’ Hopes for Talladega

Casey Mears, driver of the #13 GEICO Ford Fusion Ford, talks with Crew Chief Robert 'Bootie' Barker - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images Talladega, AL (May 6, 2013) – After leading four times during the October 2012 race at Talladega Superspeedway, Casey Mears and his GEICO team arrived in Alabama eager to take to the 2.66-mile high-banked racetrack for practice.  Mears delivered, sitting as ... FULL STORY »

Mears Upened Amidst Strong Kansas Run

2013 Casey Mears in Car - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images Kansas City, KS (April 21, 2013) – Casey Mears and his GEICO team entered Kansas with thoughts of redemption after a heartbreaking race in Texas.  They quickly began to move forward when Mears posted the 19th fastest time in the weekend’s first ... FULL STORY »



NSCS Driver Casey Mears in the No. 13 GEICO Ford Fusion on Track - Photo Credit: Sean Gardner/Getty Images
Mears and GEICO Team All Smiles After Strong Martinsville Run
Posted 04.08.13
Mears picks up 25 spots en route to 16th place finish and jumps four positions to 17th in points Martinsville, VA (April 7, 2013) – Prior to the first off-week of the 2013 season, Casey Mears and the Germain Racing team turned in three top 15 finishes in four weeks.  A well-rested GEICO team ...FULL STORY »
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DRIVE SMART Virginia and Casey Mears Promoting Distracted Driving Awareness Month
Posted 04.03.13
Mooresville, NC (April 3, 2013) – The month of April is underway and it serves as Distracted Driving Awareness Month.  For the second straight year, DRIVE SMART Virginia, GEICO and Germain Racing will partner to bring attention to one of our nation’s biggest hazards, distracted driving.  Casey Mears will carry the ...FULL STORY »
Casey Mears - Photo Credit: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images for NASCAR
Mears and GEICO Team Quick Out of the Gate in 2013
Posted 03.29.13
Germain Racing has scored three Top 15’s in four weeks; tests Rockingham in preparation for Martinsville Mooresville, NC (March 29, 2013) – Given the level of competition in NASCAR’s top two series’, it sometimes is a rarity for a driver to visit Victory Lane.  Casey Mears has done it in both series ...FULL STORY »
NSCS Driver Casey Mears (GEICO) - Photo Credit: Chris Graythen/Getty Images
Mears and GEICO Team Score Third Top-15 in Four Weeks
Posted 03.25.13
Fontana, CA (March 24, 2013) –Casey Mears is coming off of a productive Bristol weekend where he finished 15th after recovering from crash damage that sent his #13 GEICO Ford Fusion all the way back to the 34th position.  At a track where passing was at a premium, the Bakersfield, CA, native made ...FULL STORY »
2013 Casey Mears in Car - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images
Early Incident No Match for Mears and the Gecko in Bristol
Posted 03.18.13
Casey MearsGEICO team nets second Top 15 finish in four races  Bristol, TN (March 17, 2013) – After Lady Luck broke Casey Mears’ heart in Las Vegas, the GEICO driver quickly rebounded when he arrived at Bristol Motor Speedway a week later.  The Fall 2012 Bristol race saw Mears and Germain Racing ...FULL STORY »
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Mears and Company Make Lemonade at Las Vegas
Posted 03.11.13
Las Vegas, NV (March 11, 2013) – A week ago, Casey Mears started in the rear of the field after qualifying 43rd and wowed a packed house at Phoenix International Raceway when he hustled all the way to the front and finished 14th.  After practice and NASCAR Sprint Cup Series qualifying was ...FULL STORY »
2013 Casey Mears - Photo Credit: hristian Petersen/Getty Images
Mears Runs From Back to Front En Route to 14th in Phoenix
Posted 03.04.13
Germain Racing accounts for third best finishing Ford and now sits inside the Top 20 in points Avondale, AZ (March 3, 2013) – When Casey Mears and his GEICO team arrived at Phoenix International Raceway this weekend, they were looking to recover from heartbreak dealt to them in Daytona, where contact with ...FULL STORY »
2013 Casey Mears in Car - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images
Perserverance Pays Dividends for Mears and GEICO Team
Posted 02.24.13
Daytona Beach, FL (February 24, 2013) – After a successful week of practice and qualifying, Casey Mears and his GEICO team were anxious to get underway at Daytona International Speedway on Sunday afternoon.  While gray skies hovered and rain threatened the area, clear weather prevailed, allowing a full 500 miles of ...FULL STORY »
Casey Mears - Photo Credit: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images for NASCAR
Mears and the GEICO Team Off to Fast Start in 2013
Posted 01.21.13
Team shows up 10th and 3rd on speed charts at Daytona and Charlotte tests  Mooresville, NC (January 21, 2013) – Time flies, but the Germain Racing team maximized each moment that’s passed since departing Homestead in November.  Casey Mears and his GEICO team took few days off in the off-season and instead committed themselves ...FULL STORY »


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