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Champion crew chief joins Ron Hornaday Jr.'s NASCAR Truck Series team

December 11, 2009 |  7:29 am

Celebration_240 Kevin Harvick Inc. has two new crew chiefs for the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, including a replacement for Ron Hornaday Jr.'s championship team.

Dave Fuge, a two-time NASCAR Truck Series champion crew chief, will be Hornaday's crew chief in 2010. Fuge won Truck Series championships in 2002 and 2003 for Xpress Motorsports.

Hornaday won his fourth Truck Series championship and his second with Kevin Harvick Inc. in 2009.

Kevin Harvick Inc. also announced that Doug George will be the crew chief for the team's No. 2 entry in the Truck Series. George was the crew chief for Billy Ballew Motorsports and drivers Kyle Busch and Aric Almirola.

Go to Haddock in the Paddock for comments from Harvick and his new crew chiefs.

-- Tim Haddock

Photo: Ron Hornaday Jr. celebrates winning the series title in Victory Lane after finishing eighth in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Ford 200 at Homestead-Miami Speedway on November. Credit: Rusty Jarrett / Getty Images.