GEICO announced that it will sponsor the No. 13 Germain Racing Ford and driver Casey Mears for the full Sprint Cup Series season in both 2013 and 2014.
MikeMulhern.Net is reporting that former crew chief for Richard Childress Racing’s No. 31 Sprint Cup team Todd Berrier may be headed to a Toyota team, most likely Michael Waltrip Racing, or an MWR-affiliated team, which includes JTG Daugherty Racing and Pastrana Waltrip Racing.
Germain Racing will field the No. 60 Sprint Cup entry for Landon Cassill for the entire 2011 season, with sponsorship from Big Red and ALL SPORT. Cassill will drive the car in this weekend’s Subway Fresh Fit 500 at Phoenix International Raceway.
Casey Mears will attempt at least 20 races for Germain Racing in the No. 13 Toyota Camry in the 2011 Sprint Cup season. At least that is the team’s plan. Germain will definitely run the first six Cup races, and then make a decision based on its points position. The team hopes to run the entire season.
Todd Bodine will compete in all three NASCAR races at Daytona International Speedway next month, according to NASCAR.com. Bodine will drive his championship truck, Germain Racing’s No. 30, in the Nextera Energy Resources 250, and he will drive the team’s No. 15 Nationwide Series entry in the DRIVE4COPD 300.
Casey Mears said that he will run the entire 2011 Sprint Cup Series season in Germain Racing’s No. 13 Toyota. GEICO is set to sponsor the car for 18 races in 2011, and the team is currently seeking addition sponsorship for the remaining races.
Casey Mears will replace Max Papis in Germain Racing’s No. 13 Sprint Cup Toyota starting at Atlanta Motor Speedway later this month. He will drive for the team in 2011, as well. Germain has a half of the season sponsored by GEICO. The team is still looking for sponsorship for 18 races next season. The [...]
NASCAR has penalized Germain Racing’s No. 13 and JTG Daugherty Racing’s No. 47 teams for rule violations at Texas Motor Speedway. The crew chiefs were fined and placed on probation for the rest of the season. The teams each lost 50 owner’s points and 25 driver’s points. Two other teams received fines and probation, as well.
Germain Racing has hired Peter Sospenzo to serve as crew cheif for its No. 13 Geico Toyota and driver Max Papis. General Manager Mike Hillman Sr. will work with the No. 15 Pilot Travel Centers/HYPE Energy Drink Toyota in the Nationwide series with driver Michael Annett.
Former open-wheeler and NASCAR road course ringer Max Papis will run 18 races next season in a Germain Racing fielded Toyota sponsored by GEICO, Papis’ agent confirmed. GEICO has sponsored Mike Wallace in the Nationwide series, but with Nationwide, a GEICO competitor, taking over, GEICO had to leave that series.