Steve Byrnes

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Birthday
14, 1959
Birthplace
Illinois
Death Date
Apr 21, 2015 (56)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
14, 1959
Birthplace
Illinois
Death Date
Apr 21, 2015 (56)

About

NASCAR television announcer and producer who worked with Fox NASCAR as a pit reporter before becoming the host of the studio show NASCAR Race Hub.

Before Fame

Upon graduating from the University of Maryland in 1981, he became a sports producer and covered several NFL teams. He became involved in auto racing in 1985.

Trivia

He was diagnosed with a recurrence of head and neck cancer in September of 2014.

Family Life

He was married to Karen Byrnes with whom he had a child named Bryson. Bryson completed his father's ballot for the 2016 NASCAR Hall of Fame after Steve passed away.

Associated With

Josh Wise and Clint Bowyer each paid tribute to Steve following Steve's death.