Award-winning motor sports journalist Bob Pockrass joined FOX Sports in 2019 as a FOX NASCAR insider. In 2020, his role expanded to include writing and contributing videos for FOX Sports digital NASCAR coverage.

Pockrass, the NASCAR industry’s beloved encyclopedia of racing knowledge, contributes breaking news, analysis and inside information across FOX Sports’ linear and digital platforms, a role which began with the 2019 season-opening Daytona Speedweeks.

Prior to joining FOX Sports, the media and fan favorite, who has covered NASCAR since 1991, wrote for’s NASCAR and motor sports sections from 2015-2018. Pockrass also penned NASCAR stories for “The Sporting News” from 2012-2014 following his role as associate editor for “NASCAR Scene” and from 2003-2012. In 2019, he wrote a weekly column for “USA Today.”

Pockrass was twice honored as Writer of the Year by the National Motorsports Press Association (2009 and 2013) and has earned multiple writing awards. In February 2020, Pockrass was announced as recipient of the Henry T. McLemore Motorsports Journalism award.

In 2020, Pockrass was listed among JohnWallStreet’s “Sportico Top 100 Sports Business Twitter Followers for 2020.” In 2019, he was named to the “100 Sports Business Twitter” follows by, and in 2011 and 2012, he was named to’s “Twitter 100” list of “must-follow” sports. Pockrass is consistently called upon as a NASCAR expert for television and radio interviews.

He cut his journalistic teeth in Florida at “The (Daytona Beach) News-Journal,” where he covered college football, high school sports and racing from 1991-2003.

Pockrass graduated from Indiana University with a degree in Journalism and currently resides in New York City. You may follow him on Twitter at @bobpockrass.