MEARS BEATS THE HEAT AND HUSTLES TO 23RD PLACE FINISH AT CHARLOTTE

Player Management International Media Release

CONCORD, N.C. (May 24, 2015) – Every season when the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series rolls into Charlotte Motor Speedway for the Coca-Cola 600, Casey Mears and the GEICO Racing team know perseverance will be required in order to complete the longest event of the season. Tapping in at 400 laps, 600 miles, Sunday night’s race proved to be challenging for both the driver and crew.

On Thursday, the team arrived at the track with a new racecar, which initially proved challenging.  They finished up practice in the 29th position and went on to qualify 34th for Sunday night’s race.  However, when the team returned to the track with the No. 13 GEICO Military Chevrolet on Saturday, the tune had changed and Mears ended up 19th and 12th on the respective speed charts.

Once the green flag flew under sunny skies, Mears made read more »