MEARS MUSCLES TO 17TH PLACE FINISH AT MICHIGAN

Player Management International Media Release Brooklyn, MI (August 17, 2014) – What started out as a misty, damp and dreary morning finally gave way to sunshine in Michigan at the conclusion of Sunday’s 200-lap Pure Michigan 400. Casey Mears and the No. 13 GEICO Chevrolet SS crew had worked together to put a setup under the car that they felt would work well in race conditions – it seems the efforts paid off. In Friday’s practice session and qualifying, crew chief Bootie Barker and Mears worked through a variety of adjustments, but the general consensus was that the car was tighter than Mears would like it to be. He posted 26th place times in both the opening practice and in qualifying. Sunday’s race was scheduled for a competition caution, but it proved a bit anti-climactic since the first yellow flag read more »