Darrell Waltrip

NASCAR on FOX Analyst

Darrell Waltrip — winner of 84 career NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races and a three-time champion — serves as lead analyst for NASCAR on FOX. He was selected for induction into the prestigious NASCAR Hall of Fame as part of the Class of 2012. Want more from DW? Become a fan on Facebook or follow him on Twitter.


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  • BK finally had it his way
    October 14, 2013, 9:27 AM EDT
    Brad Keselowski and his team simply haven't had the 2013 season many expected.
  • Harvick has a grip on Kansas
    October 08, 2013, 9:12 AM EDT
    While many struggled on the multi-zone tire that Goodyear brought to Kansas, Kevin Harvick and his Gil Martin-led group shined.
  • DW: Johnson tames the Monster again
    September 30, 2013, 2:40 PM EDT
    Jimmie Johnson was tied with Richard Petty and Bobby Allison with seven wins. Guess what? He isn't tied anymore. Jimmie has eight wins in 24 starts.
  • DW: It’s a three-man race!
    September 23, 2013, 5:15 PM EDT
    If I am Coach Gibbs, I am smiling from ear to ear.
  • The new Matt Kenseth
    September 17, 2013, 5:16 PM EDT
    Darrell Waltrip says a big risk has paid off in a big way for Matt Kenseth, leading to a new level of respect and success.
  • The new Matt Kenseth
    September 16, 2013, 3:12 PM EDT
    Darrell Waltrip says a big risk has paid off in a big way for Matt Kenseth, leading to a new level of respect and success.
  • What's on DW's mind this week?
    September 09, 2013, 10:48 AM EDT
    You know that old saying 'this changes everything?' After Saturday night's race at Richmond, I think it's fair to say this changes everything.
  • The highs, lows of a NASCAR season
    September 03, 2013, 8:12 PM EDT
    Darrell Waltrip knows better than anyone the highs and lows of a year in NASCAR. He analyzes the wacky plight of several drivers in 2013.
  • Here’s my number – call me, maybe?
    August 28, 2013, 9:24 AM EDT
    You only have to look at Kurt Busch's 2013 season to see the possibilities of what he can accomplish next year.
  • Kenseth surges, Johnson stumbles
    August 26, 2013, 10:29 AM EDT
    Our Darrell Waltrip looks at how the two hot contenders for the Chase, Jimmie Johnson and Matt Kenseth, are doing with time running out.
  • As the wheel turns
    August 19, 2013, 6:57 PM EDT
    As strong as that No. 22 team is right now it wouldn't surprise me in the least to see them make the Chase by making it into the top 10 in points.
  • A changing of the Guard
    August 13, 2013, 8:50 PM EDT
    Drivers retiring or being released is not new. It's a fact of life. I hate this saying, but it is true - 'it's not personal, it's business.'
  • Tony Stewart – I do it my way
    August 09, 2013, 9:47 AM EDT
    Tony Stewart has three Sprint Cup titles -- he's earned the right to race whenever and wherever he chooses, regardless of risk.
  • Don't beat yourself
    July 31, 2013, 1:54 PM EDT
    Our Darrell Waltrip questions all the changes NASCAR has made in recent years.
  • K.I.S.S. Theory
    July 25, 2013, 1:54 PM EDT
    The first NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race on dirt was a special event our Darrell Waltrip tells why.
  • Good Guy Wins
    July 16, 2013, 7:10 PM EDT
    Brian Vickers has seen the highs and lows of our sport and I really am most pleased for him to get back to winning.
Favorites
BOOK: Purpose Driven Life
MOVIE: Remember the Titans
TV SHOW: Monster Garage
FOOD: Fried chicken
SPORTS: All forms of racing
DRIVER: Carl Edwards
BROADCASTER: Bob Costas
Sports Stats & Info
  • Elected into the National Motorsports Hall of Fame in 2003
  • Selected as a nominee for NASCAR's inaugural Hall of Fame class in 2009
  • Copped the Most Popular Driver Award in 1989 and 1990