Dick Berggren

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Birthday
27, 1942
Birthplace
Rhode Island
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
27, 1942 (age 77)
Birthplace
Rhode Island

About

Motorsports broadcaster best known as an announcer for events like the Daytona 500. He was previously a writer and editor for publications like Speedway Illustrated, for which he was given the National Motorsport Press Association Writer of the Year award in 1999.

Before Fame

He was a driver himself from 1967 to 1981, retiring after a near-fatal accident at Boone Speedway.

Trivia

He has a doctorate in psychology from Tufts University and worked as a professor at Emmanuel College.

Family Life

He married a woman named Kathy.

Associated With

He made a cameo as himself in the 2006 comedy "Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby," starring Will Ferrell.