Mears began his stint with his fourth different team in 2010 behind the 8-ball. But Mears did what he has made a habit of doing through his career – endure.
This week, here’s a sneak peek at what they all were thinking following the Autism Speaks 400 at Dover International Speedway.
As Robby Gordon slipped past Travis Kvapil for 33rd, the Front Row trio now straddled the bubble going into Saturday’s unpredictable Southern 500 at Darlington.
Would Kevin Conway’s No. 38 “stay out of trouble” strategy be enough to keep his nose clean at “The Action Track” in Richmond?
In reality, you can probably place your money on Kasey Kahne performing about the same as he had been… likely no better or worse.
Based on how Denny Hamlin has handled the races at both Phoenix and Texas, it’s clear Casey Mears will likely not turn a competitive lap in the No. 11 car.
This year’s spring race at Phoenix was hampered by three things: faulty pit strategy, bugs and a race that was 100 kilometers more than it actually should be.
“NASCAR is boring.” Or so say many race fans and media, frustrated with the changes in the sport in recent years.
Even after scoring the win in one of the most memorable races in recent history, Denny Hamlin’s chances at a Cup title in 2010 had the nail put in the coffin.
Martinsville gave us one of the wilder finishes in recent memory. With many drivers that had a shot, should Jeff Gordon be cursing over the “one that got away?”