TENACITY SHINES THROUGH AS MEARS AND GEICO TEAM SCORE TOP-20 AT DARLINGTON

Player Management International Media Release DARLINGTON, SC (April 12, 2014) – Looking to rebound from their struggles at Texas Motor Speedway, Casey Mears and the GEICO Racing team came into the Bojangles Southern 500 weekend with a renewed drive and the determination to unite and tackle the track ‘too tough to tame’ as a team. As Friday’s practice sessions got underway, Mears hit the track in the No. 13 GEICO Chevrolet SS and despite fighting a loose-handling racecar, posted the 17th-fastest time in the first outing. Following up that session with a 21st-place time in second practice, crew chief Bootie Barker and the GEICO team went to work on a qualifying set-up with hopes of gaining some traction for the late-afternoon qualifying run. With qualifying ensuing at 4:10 PM (EDT), the track would offer different conditions than Mears experienced during read more »