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.