Fox Sports announces Jimmie Johnson and Chad Knaus have joined the Fox Sports NASCAR broadcast team.
“ When reigning MONSTER ENERGY NASCAR CUP SERIES champion Joey Logano removes his FOX Sports headset after calling Saturday’s NASCAR XFINITY SERIES season opener at Daytona, he’ll hand it off to seven-time champion Jimmie Johnson.Johnson calls his first race for FOX Sports as a guest driver analyst on Saturday, Feb. 23 (2:00 PM ET on FS1) at Atlanta. Johnson, however, has a drafting partner in his maiden trip to the FOX NASCAR broadcast booth, as 2014 champion Kevin Harvick assumes the lead analyst role alongside play-by-play announcer Adam Alexander.”
Seven-time champion and crew chief for William Byron, Chad Knaus, makes his FOX Sports race broadcast debut at Talladega alongside Alexander and Harvick, while Bubba Wallace makes his inaugural analyst appearance at Michigan after making his pit road debut during last year’s FOX Sports “Drivers Only” broadcast.
In addition to Logano, Johnson and Wallace, 2012 champ Brad Keselowski, 2004 champion Kurt Busch, Clint Bowyer, Austin Dillon, Ryan Blaney and Regan Smith return to the booth this season. See complete schedule below for specifics.
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Source: Fox Sports PR / NASCAR on Fox