Bob Jenkins

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Birthday
4, 1947
Birthplace
Ruchmond, IN
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
4, 1947 (age 71)
Birthplace
Ruchmond, IN

About

Radio and television sports journalist known for providing NASCAR and IndyCar newscasts for NBC Sports, ESPN, and ABC. He also briefly anchored the Speed channel's Speed News program.

Before Fame

He began his career in 1979 as a NASCAR anchor for ESPN.

Trivia

He played a radio announcer in the Tom Cruise film Days of Thunder.

Family Life

His wife Pam died of brain cancer in 2012.

Associated With

He played a news anchor in the Will Ferrell film Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby.