Roger Mears (born March 24, 1947, Wichita, Kansas), is a former off-road driver who also drove in the USAC and CART Championship Car series. He raced in the 1978-1984 seasons, with 31 combined career starts, and started in the 1982 and 1983 Indianapolis 500. He finished in the top ten 17 times, with his best finish in 4th position achieved 3 times.
Late in his career, he raced 4 times in the 1995 NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series, racing for Hendrick Motorsports, including the inaugural series race at Phoenix. His best career finish, however, was a 16th at Mesa Marin.
Roger is the father of NASCAR driver Casey Mears and is 5 years older than his brother, Rick Mears, a 4-time Indianapolis 500 winner.
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