You asked: What happened to DW on Nascar?

Waltrip was 72 when he hung up his microphone for the final time in 2019. After nearly 50 years of racing and broadcasting, he retired to spend more time with his family. But retirement isn’t all Waltrip thought it would be. He readily admits he misses the action that racing and being at race tracks brings.

Why did Fox get rid of Darrell Waltrip?

He retired in 2019 to spend more time with his children and grandchildren. “To have had the job I’ve had for the last 19 years is pretty incredible,” Waltrip said after he retired.

Is Michael Waltrip still with Nascar?

Michael Waltrip is a former NASCAR Cup Series driver, two-time Daytona 500 champion and team owner who serves as an analyst for FOX NASCAR’s coverage of the NASCAR Cup Series, NASCAR Xfinity Series and NASCAR RV & Gander Outdoors Truck Series.

What does Michael Waltrip do now?

NASCAR Analyst

Michael Waltrip, two-time DAYTONA 500 champion, is a former NASCAR CUP SERIES driver and team owner who serves as an analyst for FOX NASCAR’s coverage of the NASCAR CUP SERIES, NASCAR XFINITY SERIES and NASCAR CAMPING WORLD TRUCK SERIES.

Who is Darrell Waltrip’s son?

Waltrip moved his Busch Series team, Michael Waltrip Racing, to the Cup Series full-time for the 2007 season. He hired Dale Jarrett and David Reutimann to race in the three-car operation.

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What happened NASCAR announcer?

Jeff Gordon will continue his duties as a FOX Sports broadcaster through the NASCAR season and 2021 calendar year, then he will turn his attention full-time to a new role at Hendrick Motorsports. … 1, 2022 and will be second-ranking to team chairman and majority owner Rick Hendrick.

Are Dale Jr and Michael Waltrip friends?

Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Waltrip are friends and they usually speak on a weekly basis at the track.

What Nascar driver is coming out of retirement?

“I’m always open-minded to the right circumstances, the right track, the right group of drivers,” Gordon told For The Win by phone Friday. “I can’t help but want to go out there and compete against some of my older competitors, whether it be a Mark Martin or a Rusty Wallace or Tony Stewart or Dale Jr.

How old is Jeff Gordon?

Darrell Waltrip retired from racing in 2000, and soon after, he signed a contract with Fox Sports to be a lead NASCAR analyst. He had actually appeared on several race broadcasts even before he made the full-on transition. His focus was mainly to be a color analyst for the races.

Is Elizabeth Franks married?

Darrell Waltrip, 52, the brother of Michael Waltrip, 35. Three-time Winston Cup champion, tied with Bobby Allison for third on the all-time wins list with 84.