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Off the Wall With: Casey Mears

We’re back for season two of Off the Wall With… and we’ve got five brand-new questions for your favorite racing personalities!  Next up: Casey Mears, driver of the No. 13 GEICO Chevy in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series.

What was your first race car and what number was it?

Casey Mears: I first started racing 3-wheelers. The first race car was a Super Light Mickey Thompson off road series and the number was 10.

What’s the craziest thing that’s ever happened to you during a race?

Mears: Definitely the most crazy was when, at Watkins Glen, a fan ran out on the track to get an autograph under the red flag.

What was the first concert you ever attended?

Mears: First concert was Soul Asylum, and I didn’t enjoy it…haha!

What’s the best practical joke you were ever involved in, as either perpetrator or victim?

Mears: When I was in a van…and Sterling Marlin threw quarter sticks of dynamite under the van…I was on wrong side of that joke!

What was the worst thing you hid from your parents as a kid?

Mears: Taking my dad’s Jeep when I was 14 when my parents were out of town…oops…

Just in case you missed it…

What was your 1st race car and what number was it?What’s the craziest thing that’s ever happened to you during a race?What was the first concert you attended?What was the best practical joke you were involved in as either perpetrator or victim?What was the worst thing you hid from your parents as a kid?
David RaganNo. 77 BandoleroThrowing up in the carDoobie Brothers & Tom PettyRather watch than be involvedNothing!

 

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Amy Henderson
Amy is a 15-year veteran writer and a five-time National Motorsports Press Association (NMPA) writing award winner, including first place awards for both columns and race coverage. Amy pens The Big 6 (Mondays) Frontstretch 5 (Wednesdays) and Holding A Pretty Wheel (monthly - Fridays). A New Hampshire native living in North Carolina, Amy’s work credits extend everywhere from driver Kenny Wallace’s website to Athlon Sports.

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