Radio and tv sports activities journalist known for providing NASCAR and IndyCar newscasts for NBC Sports activities, ESPN, and ABC. He also briefly anchored the Velocity channel’s Speed Information program. He started his profession in 1979 like a NASCAR anchor for ESPN. He performed a radio announcer in the Tom Luxury cruise film Times of Thunder. His wife Pam passed away of brain malignancy in 2012. He performed a information anchor in the Will Ferrell film Talladega Evenings: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby.