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.


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  • California Viewer's Guide
    September 02, 2007, 5:22 PM EDT
    Steve Byrnes says triple-digit temperatures and a blinding sun will make the Cup race difficult, but won't stop Kurt Busch's hot streak.
  • Bristol Viewer's Guide
    August 25, 2007, 3:14 PM EDT
    Don't overlook comfort on the curves at Bristol. It's why Steve Byrnes says Kevin Harvick is one to watch in his Viewer's Guide.
  • Michigan Viewer's Guide
    August 20, 2007, 1:05 PM EDT
    Racing at Michigan is fast, and with Chase standings on the line, this weekend is no exception. Steve Byrnes has the primer.
  • Watkins Glen Viewer's Guide
    August 11, 2007, 2:46 PM EDT
    Not many NASCAR drivers are capable of winning a road race like Watkins Glen. Steve Byrnes says Jeff Gordon can win anywhere.
  • Pocono Viewer's Guide
    August 05, 2007, 10:38 AM EDT
    Tony Stewart is heating up and Jeff Gordon is great at Pocono. Steve Byrnes still says Sunday's title has to go through the 11 car.
  • Brickyard Viewer's Guide
    July 29, 2007, 9:44 PM EDT
    Steve Byrnes says Jeff Gordon is the best big-money driver, and he can lead his team without a crew chief to a fifth Brickyard win.
  • Chicagoland Viewer's Guide
    July 15, 2007, 3:07 AM EDT
    Always overcoming adversity, Tony Stewart can win Sunday after patching things up with Denny Hamlin, says Steve Byrnes.
  • Daytona Viewer's Guide
    July 07, 2007, 3:35 PM EDT
    Steve Byrnes says Tony Stewart has a good chance to win three Pepsi 400s in a row, but it's the year's most wide-open race.
  • New Hampshire Viewer's Guide
    July 01, 2007, 2:43 PM EDT
    Steve Byrnes says New Hampshire's first Car of Tomorrow race, which drives like a short track, will require finesse and focus.
  • Losing crew chiefs would crush chemistry
    June 26, 2007, 6:48 PM EDT
    Steve Byrnes says money/point penalties won't break Hendrick Motorsports, but crew chief suspensions will hurt.
  • Sonoma Viewer's Guide
    June 25, 2007, 2:20 AM EDT
    No driver has won starting worse than 13th at Sonoma, but Steve Byrnes says Jeff Gordon and Jimmie Johnson have the plan to do it.
  • Once again, Hendrick raises bar in NASCAR
    June 20, 2007, 12:38 AM EDT
    With recent moves, Rick Hendrick raised the bar for owners and kept a high standard for his own operation, says Steve Byrnes.
  • France family puts fans first
    June 17, 2007, 7:55 PM EDT
  • Michigan Viewer's Guide
    June 16, 2007, 8:02 PM EDT
    Carl Edwards will get his first victory in 52 races, if a Chevrolet doesn't win its first Michigan race since 2001, says Steve Byrnes.
  • Pocono Viewer's Guide
    June 10, 2007, 9:51 AM EDT
    Kurt Busch's intelligence, Steve Byrnes says, should lead him to a good run at Pocono, where he has three top-two finishes in a row.
  • Relief over COT schedule decision
    June 02, 2007, 12:19 PM EDT
    Teams struggling with the COT are actually glad it'll get a full schedule next season because it lets them focus.
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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