ABOUT THE SHOW:
NASCAR RACE HUB
A nightly report brings viewers closer to the inner workings of NASCAR than ever before.
Co-hosted by Steve Byrnes, Danielle Trotta and Adam Alexander, NASCAR RACE HUB, FOX Sports 1’s daily NASCAR news and information program, brings viewers closer to the inner workings of NASCAR than ever before. Located in the heart of NASCAR country, "The Hub" takes advantage of its central location to offer viewers unique access to drivers and race teams. On a daily basis, drivers stop by for interviews and announcements, while a contingent of reporters relay inside stories and up-to-the-minute reports from race shops.
Steve Byrnes has worked as a NASCAR broadcaster for 29 years. After graduating from the University of Maryland in May 1981, he was hired at WJLA Washington, D.C. WJLA sent him to WCIV in Charleston, SC.
It was there that he covered his first NASCAR race, the Southern 500 in Darlington. A friend suggested he check out a job with a new show called "Inside NASCAR," with Ned Jarrett. Steve produced and co-hosted from 1985-90. In 1995, he was hired by World Sports Enterprises, which produced live Sprint Cup races for WTBS, TNN, and CBS.
In 2001, Steve joined the NASCAR on FOX team as a pit reporter and in 2003, he started hosting "Trackside" on FOX. Steve has been fortunate enough to work on a variety of shows at FOX and now "NASCAR RaceHub," which is truly a labor of love!
Steve and his wife, Karen, have a wonderful son, Bryson, and a crazy but sweet dog, Sumo.
Danielle Trotta, co-host of NASCAR Race Hub, joined the FOX family in July 2010 as a reporter and progressed into a co-hosting role in 2012. Also in 2012, Trotta was tapped to host SPEED coverage of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Awards Ceremony from Las Vegas and co-hosted NASCAR Performance with Chad Knaus, Larry McReynolds, & Jeff Hammond.
The versatile broadcast journalist also hosted The ACC Blitz, the ACC Network’s pregame and halftime show, with Coach Tommy Bowden in 2011. Trotta spent five years with WBTV in Charlotte, where she anchored six live sports shows each weekend. She also has written football columns for Charlotte Weekly and contributes weekly segments for various Radio stations covering NASCAR and ACC Football as well.
Trotta has covered all forms of racing in the Charlotte area, as well as ACC sports, the past several years. A native of Westchester, N.Y., Trotta and her family have also called Charlotte and Indianapolis home.
Adam Alexander, tabbed as co-host of NASCAR RACE HUB in September 2013, has been a member of the FOX Sports family since 2006 and co-hosts NASCAR RACE HUB, FOX Sports 1's daily NASCAR news and information program. Alexander also handles play-by-play duties for FOX COLLEGE BASKETBALL and FOX COLLEGE FOOTBALL.
This versatile broadcaster was an integral part of SPEED's motor sports coverage for years, hosting SPEED CENTER, NASCAR LIVE and NASCAR IN A HURRY, as well as co-hosting NASCAR RACE HUB and SPEED CENTER in 2010. Alexander also contributed regularly on WIND TUNNEL WITH DAVE DESPAIN and served as the network's face for breaking news and special reports from the SPEED Studios for years.
Alexander grew up in Indianapolis and graduated from Vincennes University in 1993 with a degree in Broadcasting. He currently resides in Charlotte, NC, with his wife, Audra, and their two children, Kyla and Kade. In his spare time, Alexander enjoys golf and running. You may follow him on Twitter at @Adam1Alexander.