Casey Mears officially announced his 2017 NASCAR plans Monday night in a deal that will partner him with Biagi-DenBeste Racing for 12 races in the No. 98 Ford Mustang in the XFINITY Series.
GEICO, Mears’ long-time sponsor when he drove the No. 13 Germain Racing Chevrolet in the Monster Energy Cup Series, will serve as his sponsor for all 12 events.
“I’m thankful for GEICO’s continued support and I’m happy we were able to get this deal put together with Biagi-DenBeste Racing,” Mears said in a statement. “Fred Biagi and Bill and Lori DenBeste are great people and I’ve always respected them and how committed they’ve been to NASCAR and building their team over the years.
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“I’m honored to be able to drive the No. 98 GEICO Military Ford and pay tribute to our military and their families. GEICO does a terrific job of supporting the military and I appreciate the opportunity to play a small role in honoring our service members.”