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Germain Racing

March 01, 2016, , NASCAR.com

Germain Racing Casey Mears
Get the history of Germain Racing and full crew of Casey Mears

Manufacturer: Chevrolet
Engine builder: ECR Engines
Debut season: 2009
Owner standings

Germain Racing was formed in September 2004 by Bob Germain Jr. as a single NASCAR Camping World Truck Series racing team. Germain captured two Truck Series championships with driver Todd Bodine in 2006 and 2010. In 2008, Germain Racing gave their new sponsor, GEICO an 8th place finish in the XFINITY Series driver points before joining the Sprint Cup Series in 2009. Today, Germain Racing fields the No. 13 GEICO Chevrolet SS driven by Casey Mears and enjoys working closely with RCR as part of its RCR/ECR Alliance.

Germain Racing is headquartered in Mooresville, North Carolina. Visit the team's website here.


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Driver: Casey Mears
Car Number: #13
Hometown: Bakersfield, CA
Series: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series
Rookie Year: 2003

Primary team members:
Crew Chief: Robert "Bootie" Barker | Hometown: Scottsburg, VA
Technical Director: Chris Andrews | Hometown: Wadesville, IN
Engine Tuner: Bob Dodge | Hometown: Columbia Station, OH
Car Chief: Billy Plourde | Hometown: Barrington, NH
Race Engineer: Nate Troupe | Hometown: Mahaffey, PA
Spotter: Ron Lewis | Hometown: Cleveland, TN

Over-the-wall crew:

Jackman: Darrell Bechy | Hometown: Waterville, NY
Gasman: Ryan Dextraze | Hometown: Wichita Falls, TX
Front Tire Changer: Brandon Hopkins | Hometown: Danielson, CT
Front Tire Carrier: Mike "Tiny" Houston | Hometown: Concord, NC
Rear Tire Changer: Justin Fiedler | Hometown: Milwaukie, OR
Rear Tire Carrier: Seth Saunders | Hometown: Gretna, VA
Second Gas Can: Jamie Edwards | Hometown: Kenly, NC
Pit Coach: Jeff Knight | Hometown: Matthews, NC
Pit Coach: Matt Clark | Hometown: North Haven, CT

Road crew members:
Tire Specialist: Bryan Kincheloe | Hometown: Glen Elder, KS
Transport Driver: Tim "Toolman" Taylor | Hometown: Lansing, MI
Transport Driver Backup: Kelly Huff | Hometown: Naples, FL
Front End Mechanic: Brett McCutcheon | Hometown: Barton, MD
Interior Mechanic: Bill Mares | Hometown: Winthrop Harbor, IL
Shock Specialist: Mike Chase | Hometown: Redding, CA
R&D Engineer: Scott Whitehead | Hometown: Mooresville, NC
Pit Support/Backup Tire Changer: Cris Bristol-Johnson | Hometown: Bemus Point, NY