Adam Alexander (sportscaster)
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July 11, 1973 |
|Alma mater||University of Evansville|
|Known for||Fox NASCAR commentator|
Alexander was the studio host and play-by-play announcer for TNT's coverage of NASCAR with Kyle Petty, Wally Dallenbach and Kevin Harvick, and did college football announcing for Fox Sports 1 with Chris Simms, branded as College Football on Fox. He did pit reporting for NASCAR on TNT in 2009 before moving to the booth in 2010. In August 2014, he took over as one of two play-by-play announcers for the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series broadcasts for Fox, and was made full-time in October for the remainder of the season. For the 2015 season, Alexander was named to the lead for Fox's NASCAR Xfinity Series coverage with Michael Waltrip and a rotating guest analyst filled by select Sprint Cup Series drivers, a position he still holds to this day. Alexander along with Brian Till, Mike Joy, Vince Welch, and Ralph Sheheen rotated in the booth to call the 2015 Camping World Truck Series season.
Alexander was the host of SPEED Center on the defunct SPEED channel. He was a pit reporter for the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series on the network. In October 2014, he took over hosting NASCAR Race Hub with Danielle Trotta.
Motor Racing Network
In addition to NASCAR on TNT and Speed Channel, Alexander also worked for the Motor Racing Network for coverage of NASCAR as a studio host, pit reporter, and play-by-play. He worked on coverage of the Sprint Cup and Nationwide Series and did play-by-play for the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series.
Alexander began his career at television station WEVV in Evansville, Indiana where he served as a public address announcer for the Tri-State Speedway and also called games for the Evansville Purple Aces men's basketball team.
He had a cameo in the 2017 movie Logan Lucky.
- TNT Play-by-Play Announcer Adam Alexander. News.turner.com
- CUP: SPEED’s Adam Alexander Inks Six Race Deal With TNT. Fox Sports.
- TNT hires Alexander as play-by-play announcer. USA Today. 3/4/2010.
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