Myers to miss Daytona after son’s death

FOX Sports NASCAR studio host and NFL on FOX sideline reporter

Chris Myers will miss Daytona Speedweeks broadcasts due to the

death of his son, Christopher.

“It is with tremendous sadness that the FOX Sports family

acknowledges the passing of Christopher Myers, 19, son of NASCAR on

FOX studio host Chris Myers,” said Eddie Motl, Manager of FOX

Sports Media Relations.

Myers’ son was involved in a fatal car accident in Southern

California on Thursday.

John Roberts, Speed studio host, will fill in as the NASCAR on

FOX studio host for the Budweiser Shootout, Daytona 500 Qualifying

and the Daytona 500 and will be available until Myers’

return.