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Doug George (born November 5, 1960 in Atwater, California) is a NASCAR driver and mechanic. Currently, he is the crew chief of the #51 Billy Ballew Motorsports Camping World Truck Series effort. He has made a total of 58 starts in NASCAR and was the Winston West Series champion in 1995.

George made his NASCAR debut in 1995 at Sears Point International Raceway. Driving the #07 Olson Technology Ford Thunderbird, he qualified 42nd and finished 31st in the Winston Cup race. He ran an additional race that season at Phoenix International Raceway, where he finished 41st after a wreck. In 1996, he ran the Craftsman Truck Series in the #21 Ortho Ford F-150. He had a fifth-place run at Sears Point, and finished 12th in the standings, runner-up to Bryan Reffner in the Rookie of the Year battle.

In 1997, George began drivin the #12 Chevrolet Silverado for Bob Blake. After he failed to finish higher than eleventh, he was released. He drove for a variety of teams that season, his best finish an eighth at Sonoma for Charles Hardy. He began the 1998 in the #26 MB Motorsports Ford, posting two thirtieth-place finishes. Late in the season, he joined Liberty Racing, driving the #84 Porter-Cable Power Tools Ford and had a tenth at Sonoma, before finishing the season in Liberty's #98 Big Daddy's BBQ Sauce Ford, where had his worst finish with Liberty, fifteenth.

In 1999, George drove a pair of races for Conely Racing, finishing seventeenth at Gateway International Raceway. He joined Impact Motorsports as the crew chief of the #12 Hot Wheels Dodge Ram for Carlos Contreras in 2000. During the season, he drove Impact's #86 R.C. Cola truck at Gateway following the release of Mike Cope, finishing 33rd after a wreck. He drove the #12 truck filling in for Contreras at Kentucky, finishing sixteenth.

Following his driving career, George has worked with Morgan-Dollar Motorsports and Xpress Motorsports. He joined the #89 team driven by Morgan Shepherd in 2006 beore the team was purchased by CJM. He returned to the national spotlight in 2009, when he joined Billy Ballew Motorsports as crew chief for Kyle Busch's #51 Camping World Truck Series ride. He won his first race with Busch at California in February 2009.

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