NASCAR Hall of Fame broadcaster Ken Squier passes away

NASCAR Hall of Fame broadcaster Ken Squier passes away

Nov 16, 2023 by Motorsport

Key Facts

  • As the leaders crashed dramatically in the battle for the race win, handing victory to Richard Petty and then brawling in the infield, it was Squier who said: “And there's a fight between Cale Yarborough and Donnie Allison!
  • He was among those who helped guide a shocked and grieving sport in the hours following Dale Earnhardt's tragic death, saying on that day: "Whatever stock car racing is, Dale Earnhardt was."
  • Two-time Daytona 500 winner and current NBC announcer Dale Earnhardt Jr. said of his passing: "Ken Squier was there when Nascar was introduced to the rest of the world in 1979 for the Daytona 500.
  • NASCAR Chairman and CEO Jim France released the following statement: “Though he never sat behind the wheel of a stock car, Ken Squier contributed to the growth of NASCAR as much as any competitor.

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