Casey Mears will switch from the No. 25 team to the No. 5 Hendrick Motorsports team in 2008 and will leave his place to his new team mate Dale Earnhardt Jr.
Mears is going to race the No. 5 car that has been used by Kyle Busch for the last 2 years. The 29 years old driver is going to collaborate with Alan Gustafson, the winner of four Nextel Cups since his first season as crew chief in 2005.
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After a three-week hiatus from the NASCAR Busch Series, Casey Mears is ready for some extra road work this weekend as he returns to the National Guard Chevrolet at Watkins Glen International.
Although Mears has competed sporadically in the Busch Series for the past seven years, he has never run at the Glen. In fact, Saturday will mark his first-ever start in a Busch Series race on a road course.
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When the NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series last raced two weeks ago, Casey Mears earned his third career pole position after turning a fast lap of 182.556 mph at Chicagoland Speedway.
Mears turned that qualifying effort into a fifth-place finish at the 1.5-mile oval, giving the 29-year-old driver four top-five finishes in his last eight Cup races. He currently sits 17th in points, 230 markers out of the final spot in this year’s Chase for the Championship.
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Casey Mears completed a lap at Chicagoland in 29.580 seconds with a top speed of 182 mph. These were the elements that helped him to win the pole position for Sunday’s Nextel Cup race at Chicagoland Speedway.This pole position represents the 3rd in Casey’s career of 163 Nextel Cup races.Looks like the 29 years old driver ,and newphew of four time Indianapolis 500 winner Rick Mears, is improving his performances in the Nextel Cup.
Casey’s team-mates were also fast here at Chicagoland: Kyle (...) > Full story