Turner Scott Shuffles Crew Chief Roster


MOORESVILLE, N.C. – Turner Scott Motorsports has announced changes to its crew chief roster in both the NASCAR Nationwide Series and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series.

Pat Tryson has been named crew chief for the No. 30 NASCAR Nationwide Series entry driven by Nelson Piquet Jr.. Tryson will take over the crew chief duties the team beginning with the Aug. 23 race at Bristol Motor Speedway.

Tryson, a NASCAR Sprint Cup, Nationwide and Camping World Truck Series veteran has served as crew chief for 516 events, earning a total of 10 wins, 66 top-five, 139-top 10s and four poles throughout the three series. The Malvern, Pa., native earned his first career win with Elliott Sadler in 2001 at Bristol Motor Speedway.

“I am very excited about the opportunity to join Turner Scott Motorsports and the No. 30 team,” said Tryson. “I am really looking forward to working with Nelson Piquet Jr. and the rest of the team. Nelson is a very talented, hard-nosed competitor and I think we will work very well together. The pieces are in place at Turner Scott Motorsports to have a championship caliber team, and I am looking forward to helping this team get to victory lane. I would like to thank [co-owners] Steve Turner and Harry Scott, Jr. for giving me the opportunity to join their organization, and I am looking forward to getting to work this weekend at Bristol.”

Chris Carrier will serve as crew chief for Ben Kennedy in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series at Bristol on Aug. 21 and will take over crew chief duties for a fourth entry for Turner Scott Motorsports. The fourth truck will run a limited schedule for the remainder of the season.

“I look forward to the opportunity to compete again in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series,” said Carrier. “I enjoy working with young talent, and I think Ben Kennedy and Cale Gale have what it takes to be successful in this sport. We have a great team behind us at Turner Scott Motorsports, and I am looking forward to getting to work and joining the truck series this week at Bristol.”