Death of Steve Byrnes

April 14, 1959 - April 21, 2015
Fort Mill, South Carolina | Age 55

Fox NASCAR announcer dies 56
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The Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) — Fox NASCAR announcer Steve Byrnes has died. He was 56.

The network said he died Tuesday after a long battle with cancer.

Byrnes joined Fox Sports in 2001 and served as a pit reporter for its Sprint Cup Series coverage through the 2014 season. He was also a play-by-play announcer for Fox Sports 1's NASCAR Camping World Truck Series races and hosted several auto racing shows on the company's channels.

Before joining Fox, he was a pit...

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