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Crew chief named for Ryan Truex truck team

Jan 30, 2017

Hattori Racing Enterprises (HRE) is pleased to announce that Ryan Truex, the 2009 and 2010 NASCAR K&N Pro Series East Champion, will run a full-time NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) schedule in 2017, driving the No. 16 Toyota Tundra.
Truex competed in 15 events with HRE in 2016 bringing home a career-best finish of second at Daytona in February. Scott Zipadelli will take over the crew chief duties for Truex in 2017, his first season with HRE. In 2016, Zipadelli picked up his first-career NCWTS victory in August at Michigan International Speedway. The veteran crew chief also has three NASCAR Xfinity Series victories on his resume. Truex has three career NCWTS starts at Daytona, bringing home two top-fives.-Ryan Truex PR