Germain-Osceola Racing is affiliated with NASCAR champions Germain Racing. The competitive powerhouse was founded in 2004 and crowned NASCAR Camping World Truck Series champions in 2006 and again in 2010.
In addition to collecting two Truck Series titles, 22 wins and 9 pole awards, Germain Racing has scored top-ten finishes in both the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series and the NASCAR Nationwide Series.
Germain Racing is competing at the Sprint Cup Series level for the fourth season. It first raced in the top-ranked division in 2009 and scored its first Cup Series top-ten finish that same year.
Germain Racing entered the NASCAR Nationwide Series in 2007 and scored its first top-ten finish in its first race. The team went on to compete full-time in the Nationwide Series season in 2008 and scored two consecutive top-ten finishes in the series championship standings.
In 2012, Germain-Osceola Racing, along with Germain Racing, will be solely focused on the team’s Sprint Cup Series efforts with driver Casey Mears.
Bob Germain Jr. and O.B. Osceola Jr. are fellow owners of Germain-Osceola Racing.
Mr. Osceola’s entry into NASCAR racing marks a milestone in the industry as the first Native American with ownership interests in a NASCAR team.
As a co-owner and active participant in Germain-Osceola Racing’s management, OB Osceola adds vision, strategic expertise and goodwill to his team as well as to the racing industry he enjoys so much.
NASCAR is a passion shared by OB and his parents. His love of stock cars probably began with h isfirst Hot Wheels car and plastic racetrack. His parents took him to first NASCAR race and OB has since wanted to make his dad proud by actually getting involved in the NASCAR industry - without having to become a race car driver.
Osceola’s Professional Affiliations:
- Principle in Talako Construction LLC, a national Native American owned full-service contractor and construction management firm located in Naples, FL. www.talakoconstruction.com
- Founder and Principle in Hard Rock Vodka, a premium vodka utilizing the iconic Hard Rock brand. www.hardrockvodkas.com
- Principle in Osceola Group Insurance, a Native American owned general insurance agency located in Naples, FL, a joint venture with Wells Fargo Insurance Services. www.ogins.com