Nicholas Arthur “Nick” Harrison, of Clemmons, North Carolina died on Sunday, July 21, 2019. He was 37 years old. Nick was born in Nashville and raised in Spring Hill, the son of Billy Harrison and Cindy (Don) Quinlisk Jones.
Nick was called to the sport of racing at an early age. Immediately after finishing Spring Hill High School in 2000, he began to pursuit his dreams. Over the years, he has made his family and small town proud by creating quite the name for himself in NASCAR. Nick was currently the crew chief for Justin Haley’s No. 11 Chevrolet in the Xfinity Series. He made his racing debut as an Xfinity crew chief in 2006. He was a crew chief for 184 Xfinity races and had five victories. He worked 120 races as crew chief in the Cup Series with victories there as well. Nick was the Crew Chief for many drivers such as, Steadman Marlin, Sterling Marlin, Austin Dillon, Kurt Bush, Brad Keselowski, Ty Dillon, Kevin Harvick, Paul Menard, Ryan Newman, Chad Chaffin, Jamie McMurray, Jeremy Clements, Landon Cassill, Bobby Lebonte, Bill Elliott, A.J. Allmendinger, Brendan Gaughan, Owen Kelly, Jacques Villeneuve, Regan Smith, Ryan Truex, Mike Bliss, Justin Allgaier, Max Papis and Michael McDowell.
Nick Harrison, crew chief for Kaulig Racing’s #11 XFINITY Series team has passed away. He was 37.
A statement from Kaulig Racing team owner, Matt Kaulig, and President, Chris Rice: pic.twitter.com/kTUoLJA88m
— Kaulig Racing (@KauligRacing) July 21, 2019
Not just a crew chief, but a friend to everyone who knew him. I, and everyone at Kaulig Racing are devastated. He will be greatly missed. pic.twitter.com/bXvQF973DG
— Justin Haley (@Justin_Haley_) July 21, 2019