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John Roberts (motorsport commentator)

John Roberts (born October 2, 1965) is a former on-air broadcaster for NASCAR coverage on Fox Sports 1. He appeared on NASCAR Race Hub and NASCAR Live! and until 2014, he appeared on NASCAR RaceDay and NASCAR Victory Lane, while also having served as a studio host of NASCAR on FOX.

John Roberts
Born (1965-10-02) October 2, 1965 (age 53)
NationalityUnited States American
EducationJames Madison University
OccupationCommentator, television host, sportscaster
Years active1986-present
Notable work
NASCAR RaceDay
NASCAR Victory Lane
NASCAR Race Hub
NASCAR Live!
NASCAR on Fox

Early lifeEdit

Roberts was born in Washington, D.C.. He attended James Madison University.

CareerEdit

His career started in 1986 at WHSV TV in Harrisonburg, Virginia. He then worked at WBTV in Charlotte before moving to the Fox Network-owned Speed Channel to host NASCAR RaceDay and NASCAR Victory Lane.

In 2012, Roberts was named interim NASCAR on FOX studio host for the 2012 Daytona 500 when Chris Myers was placed on bereavement leave due to the death of his son.

Following the Homestead 2018 edition of race day, Roberts announced he was retiring and that was his last broadcast via his twitter.

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