NASCAR

Casey Mears Out of the No. 83 Red Bull Toyota

BROOKLYN, MI - JUNE 13:  Casey Mears stands by the #83 Red Bull Toyota prior to the start of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Heluva Good! Sour Cream Dips 400 at Michigan International Speedway on June 13, 2010 in Brooklyn, Michigan.  (Photo by Jason Smith/Getty Images for NASCAR)
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al asifyouknowSenior Analyst IJune 16, 2010

The 32-year-old driver was informed Tuesday that his services would no longer be needed at Red Bull.

I would suspect this has to do with Mears' poor performances with the No. 83 team as well as the two driving incidents last Sunday at Michigan, including wrecking his teammate's car.

Mears said, “I honestly don’t know what to say, I didn’t get a lot of answers. Obviously we weren’t running well, which was problematic. They have a lot of great people over there, but we just couldn’t put it on the track.”

There's not much information about who will be driving the car after Sonoma.

Here is my guess, folks: Aric Almirola.

Enough said.

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