Jeff Hammond

NASCAR Analyst, NGOTS

OVERVIEW

Jeff Hammond, former MONSTER ENERGY NASCAR CUP SERIES championship crew chief, serves as an analyst for NASCAR RACEDAY-NGOTS, FOX Sports’ NASCAR GANDER OUTDOORS TRUCK SERIES prerace program. He also may be heard on Performance Racing Network’s “Fast Talk” on Monday evenings and on SiriusXM NASCAR Radio’s “Late Shift” with Brad Gillie on Tuesday evenings.

Hammond joined FOX Sports at the conclusion of the 2000 NASCAR season as an analyst for FOX NASCAR’s inaugural year of MONSTER ENERGY NASCAR CUP SERIES coverage, moving over from his duties at Roush Fenway Racing as Kurt Busch’s crew chief.

From 2001 to 2013, Hammond served as an analyst for FOX NASCAR SUNDAY, the network’s prerace show at the time, alongside Chris Myers and Darrell Waltrip. In 2014, he covered stories on pit road, becoming the first former crew chief to serve in that capacity for network television’s NASCAR coverage.

In addition, Hammond offered his expertise for years as an analyst on NASCAR RACE HUB, FS1’s daily news and information program, and NASCAR RACEDAY, the network’s Cup Series prerace show (through 2018), as well as for FS1’s MONSTER ENERGY NASCAR CUP SERIES and NASCAR XFINITY SERIES practice and qualifying coverage. He also co-hosted the CAN-AM DUEL AT DAYTONA and the MONSTER ENERGY NASCAR ALL-STAR RACE several times for FS1.

In 2006, Hammond received his first Sports Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Sports Person – Studio Analyst. Hammond visited America’s troops serving overseas in Baghdad and Southwest Asia as part of the NFL on FOX’s Thanksgiving Day coverage in 2010 and in Korea as part of the NFL on FOX’s Thanksgiving Day coverage in 2011. His broadcasting resume includes work for FX, ESPN, Turner and TNN, and he has co-hosted the nationally syndicated NASCAR Country radio show. He can be heard on Performance Racing Network’s Fast Talk on Monday evenings.

Furthermore, Hammond owns and operates Pit Training and Instruction (PIT) facility, a 24,000 square foot facility in Mooresville, N.C. PIT also owns 5 Off 5 On Race Team Performance and specializes in training current NASCAR pit crew members, in addition to assisting aspiring pit crew members gain the skills and knowledge they need to break into and succeed in NASCAR. Through PIT, Hammond also conducts team building exercises for corporations and serves as a motivational speaker for several Fortune 500 companies, including ExxonMobil, Northrop Grumman and O’Reilly Auto Parts.

PERSONAL

Hammond owns and operates Pit Training and Instruction (PIT) facility, a 24,000 square foot facility in Mooresville, N.C. PIT also owns 5 Off 5 On Race Team Performance and specializes in training current NASCAR pit crew members, in addition to assisting aspiring pit crew members gain the skills and knowledge they need to break into and succeed in NASCAR. Through PIT, Hammond also conducts team building exercises for corporations and serves as a motivational speaker for several Fortune 500 companies, including ExxonMobil, Northrop Grumman and O’Reilly Auto Parts. Hammond attended East Carolina University, where he played football. He resides near Charlotte, N.C., with his family.

Jeff Hammond Bio (134 kB, last updated February 2019)