You asked: Who are the announcers for the Indy 500?

Year 2019
Network NBC
Pre-race Mike Tirico (NBC Host) Krista Voda (NBCSN Host) Danica Patrick (Studio Analyst)
Lap-by-lap announcer Leigh Diffey
Color commentator Townsend Bell Paul Tracy

Who is announcing the Indy 500?

Race fans visiting the Indianapolis Motor Speedway this weekend for Crown Royal Armed Forces Qualifying or the 105th Running of the Indianapolis 500 presented by Gainbridge on Sunday, May 30 will hear a very familiar voice on the public address: renowned motorsports play-by-play announcer Allen Bestwick.

Who are the IndyCar announcers?

Color commentators

  • Townsend Bell (2013–present)
  • Paul Tracy (2014–present)
  • Robin Miller (2011-2013, 2016–present) (fill-in)
  • A. J. Allmendinger (2019) (fill-in)
  • James Hinchcliffe (2020) (fill-in)

Will Indy 500 be blacked out in 2021?

IMS lifts local TV blackout for the 2021 Indy 500 — only the fifth time in history. Indianapolis Motor Speedway announced Thursday that it had sold all tickets available for Sunday’s Indy 500 and would lift the Indianapolis-area blackout.

How is Bob Jenkins doing?

SPEEDWAY, Ind. — Longtime racing and track announcer Bob Jenkins is stepping back from work duties Sunday and plans to experience the Indianapolis 500 just like the rest of us: as a racing fan. Jenkins made the decision after doctors told him he has brain cancer. The 73-year-old lives in Crawfordsville.

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Who is Lee diffy?

Leigh Diffey is one of the most prolific voices in motorsports, serving as NBC Sports’ lead play-by-play commentator for its INDYCAR, IMSA WeatherTech Sportscar Championship, MotoGP and Supercross coverage.

Why is the Indy 500 on NBC?

In 2019, the Indianapolis 500 moved to NBC, as part of a new three-year contract that unifies the IndyCar Series’ television rights with NBC Sports (the parent division of IndyCar’s current cable partner NBCSN), and replaces the separate package of five races broadcast by ABC.

Where is Paul Tracy now?

Paul Tracy, longtime color analyst for NBC Sports’ IndyCar coverage, will have a scaled back role during the 2021 season, he and NBC confirmed Monday night. According to Tracy, he’s currently scheduled to work six IndyCar race weekends in the booth in 2021, rather than his full-time role of the prior two seasons.

How much is Paul Tracy Worth?

Paul Tracy Net Worth: Paul Tracy is a Canadian professional automobile racer who has a net worth of $20 million. Better known under his nicknames “PT” or “The Thrill From West Hill”, he has competed in such car-race events as the IndyCar Series, CART, as well as the ChampCar World Series.

Did Bobby Labonte win the Daytona 500?

10: Bobby Labonte

It is truly is amazing that neither Labonte has never won the prestigious race. With 19 attempts at a Daytona 500 victory, he only came close in 1998 when he finished second to Dale Earnhardt.

Is the Indiana Indy 500 a blackout?


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The Indianapolis 500 will air live on television in central Indiana on Sunday, the Indianapolis the Motor Speedway announced Thursday. The track said on Twitter that it was lifting the blackout after selling 135,000 tickets, which is its capacity limit under COVID-19 restrictions.

How many fans does the Indy 500 have?

Indy 500 welcomes 135,000 fans for the world’s biggest sports event of pandemic. 135,000 fans watched from the stands at Indianapolis Motor Speedway as Hélio Castroneves took home the crown on Sunday.

Is the 500 blacked out in Indianapolis?

With the sale of all 135,000 tickets completed, the Indianapolis Motor Speedway has lifted the local TV blackout for Sunday’s live broadcast of the Indianapolis 500.

Does Bob Jenkins own a Nascar team?

FRM has also won with Chris Buescher at the rain-shortened 2016 Pennsylvania 400 at Pocono Motor Speedway and Michael McDowell at the 2021 Daytona 500.

Front Row Motorsports.

Owner(s) Bob Jenkins Brad Jenkins
Principal(s) Derrick Finley
Base Mooresville, North Carolina
Series NASCAR Cup Series NASCAR Camping World Truck Series

Who is the owner of Front Row Motorsports?

Front Row Motorsports is a winning organization in the NASCAR Cup Series. The team was founded in 2004 and is owned by Tennessean Bob Jenkins. The team fields two full-time entries in the NASCAR Cup Series, the No. 34 and the No.

Is the Indy 500 on the radio?

The Indianapolis Motor Speedway Radio Network (known typically as the IMS Radio Network or the INDYCAR Radio Network), is an in-house radio syndication arrangement which broadcasts the Indianapolis 500, the NTT IndyCar Series, and Indy Lights to radio stations covering most of North America.

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