Fast Facts: Germain Racing

Germain Racing is the home of six drivers competing in NASCAR’s various levels. The team debuted in 2004 and has gone on to win 22 races and two NASCAR championships as of the 2010 season. Germain Racing fields Toyota Camrys and Tundras in the Sprint Cup Series, the K&N Pro Series East, and the Camping World Truck Series.
  • Germain fields two cars in the Sprint Cup Series, the #13 GEICO Toyota of Casey Mears and the #60 Big Red Soda Toyota, split between Todd Bodine and Mike Skinner. In the Camping World Truck Series, Germain fields Toyota Tundras for four teams: #9 GEICO for Max Papis, #30 for Bodine, and #62 South Point Hotel Casino and Spa for Brendan Gaughan. Zach Germain, son of Germain brother Steve, drives the #24 Toyota Camry in the K&N Pro Series East.
  • Bodine is the two-time Truck Series champ for Germain (2006 and 2010). The Chemung, New York native has driven in all three of NASCAR’s top series. Bodine will drive the #5 for Randy Moss Motorsports for the rest of the 2011 season in conjunction with Germain Racing.
  • Mears is the son of off-road racing legend Roger Mears and nephew of Indy 500 legend Rick Mears. He has raced in USAC, the IRL/IndyCar Series, and the Nationwide Series, and won the Coca Cola 600 in 2007.
  • Skinner won the Truck Series championship in 1995, the series’ inaugural season. He has also raced in NASCAR’s top three series, and has 28 Truck Series wins and one Nationwide Series win.
  • Papis is a former Formula One and Champ Car driver from Como, Italy. His father-in-law is two-time Indy 500 winner Emerson Fittipaldi.
  • Gaughan is a former SODA and CORR Off-road series champion as well as the 2000 and 2001 NASCAR Winston West champ. He played football for the Georgetown Hoyas, and was a walk-on for the basketball team.
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