Steve Byrnes

NASCAR on FOX Analyst

Steve Byrnes is a host and reporter for NASCAR on FOX. A broadcast veteran, he has covered racing for more than 20 years. Follow him on Twitter. Fan Forum email RSS   add this
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  • Staying calm key to Johnson's success
    November 19, 2007, 1:07 AM EST
    How did Jimmie Johnson defend his Nextel Cup crown? By staying calm all season, as he has his whole career, Steve Byrnes says.
  • Chase Viewer's Guide: Round 10
    November 17, 2007, 1:57 PM EST
    Jimmie Johnson has a big lead in the standings heading into the season finale, but the Chase is not over yet, says Steve Byrnes.
  • Chase Viewer's Guide: Round 9
    November 10, 2007, 10:13 PM EST
    Jeff Gordon and Jimmie Johnson may be teammates, but they are rivals battling each other at Phoenix for the title, says Steve Byrnes.
  • Chase Viewer's Guide: Round 8
    November 03, 2007, 11:14 PM EDT
    Texas Motor Speedway may be considered a 'cookie-cutter' track, but drivers surely don't see it that way, Steve Byrnes says.
  • Changing behavior, not the person
    October 31, 2007, 12:40 PM EDT
    Carl Edwards' push of Matt Kenseth was wrong, but so are the various accusations thrown around about him.
  • Chase Viewer's Guide: Round 7
    October 28, 2007, 11:23 AM EDT
    Why do NASCAR drivers like Atlanta Motor Speedway so much? Because they can run wherever they want, says Steve Byrnes.
  • Chase Viewer's Guide: Round 6
    October 20, 2007, 6:25 PM EDT
    The Chase may look like an open-and-shut case, but anything can happen — especially at Martinsville, Steve Byrnes says.
  • Transition tears at fabric of the sport
    October 25, 2007, 12:31 PM EDT
    Jeremy Mayfield may have found a job for '08, but several others don't know where they will work next year.
  • 'Gentleman Jarrett' from the beginning
    October 14, 2007, 1:58 PM EDT
    Even before Dale Jarrett won his NASCAR Cup championship, he was a true gentleman of the sport, says Steve Byrnes.
  • Chase Viewer's Guide: Round 5
    October 13, 2007, 12:52 PM EDT
    A victory in today's Bank of America 500 at Lowe's Motor Speedway means more to teams than you may think, says Steve Byrnes.
  • Chase Viewer's Guide: Round 4
    October 06, 2007, 11:43 PM EDT
    There may be many unknowns at Talladega, but Steve Byrnes says Jeff Gordon is still one of the drivers to watch this weekend.
  • Non-Chasers looking for attention
    October 03, 2007, 8:27 PM EDT
    As drivers like Dario Franchitti come into NASCAR, Steve Byrnes says it forces drivers like Jeremy Mayfield to scramble for rides.
  • Chase Viewer's Guide: Round 3
    September 29, 2007, 6:31 PM EDT
    Carl Edwards' 25-point penalty at Dover has lit a fire so big that Steve Byrnes says to keep riding the hot hand at Kansas.
  • Chase Viewer's Guide: Round 2
    September 22, 2007, 2:55 PM EDT
    The Chase is far from decided, and Steve Byrnes says Dover's unpredictable track could benefit the likes of Kurt Busch.
  • Chase Viewer's Guide: Round 1
    September 21, 2007, 9:10 PM EDT
    How is the Chase like bowling? Steve Byrnes explains, and says why he thinks Denny Hamlin might roll a strike at Loudon.
  • Seeking leadership role behind Gibbs' move
    September 09, 2007, 4:28 AM EDT
    Joe Gibbs Racing wanted to be the top dog with a manufacturer, and Toyota gives them that opportunity.
BOOK: Anything by Dorothea Frank or James Patterson
MOVIES: Shawshank Redemption and O Brother Where Art Thou?
TV SHOW: House
FOOD: Lasagna
SPORTS: Football and NASCAR
DRIVER: Darrell Waltrip
BROADCASTERS: Shepard Smith and Charles Kuralt
Sports Stats & Info
  • Born: April 14, 1959, in Chicago, Ill.
  • Hosts Trackside and The Week in NASCAR, which airs every Monday on SPEED
  • Graduated from the University of Maryland