Tony Rizzuti is a reporter for NASCAR RACE HUB, FOX Sports 1’s daily NASCAR news and information program. In this capacity, he reports from various NASCAR race shops throughout the NASCAR season.
Tony Rizzuti is a reporter for NASCAR RACE HUB, FOX Sports 1’s daily NASCAR news and information program. In this capacity, he reports from various NASCAR race shops throughout the NASCAR season. Rizzuti, who joined the FOX Sports family in January 2013, also is the Director of New Media for the Motor Racing Network (MRN) and pit reporter for the radio network’s NASCAR and IMSA racing series.
GETTING HIS START
A native of Bettendorf, Iowa, he began his broadcasting career as play-by-play announcer for WUCF’s radio coverage of University of Central Florida football, basketball and baseball. After college, Rizzuti moved to television, working in the sports department at WFTV in Orlando, Fla.
A veteran in the NASCAR industry since 1995, Rizzuti served as National Sales Director for Nike Racing and PR and Marketing Director for such iconic brands as GM Goodwrench, NAPA Auto Parts and ACDelco. He graced the screen for DirecTV NASCAR HotPass and 3 Wide Life, and served as a sports talk host for Fox Sports Radio in Charlotte, N.C.
Born Jan. 25, 1969, Rizzuti graduated from Marycrest College in 1993 with a degree in Communications. He currently resides in Charlotte with his wife, Renee, and son, Ryan. You may follow Rizzuti on Twitter at @tonyrizzuti.