Legendary broadcaster Ken Squier passes away

Ken Squier, the iconic voice of NASCAR, passed away at the age of 88.

Squier co-founded the Motor Racing Network in 1970, playing a crucial role in expanding NASCAR's reach beyond the racetrack.

He persuaded CBS to broadcast the 1979 Daytona 500 live, a pivotal moment for the sport.

Squier called races on CBS and TBS until 1997, leaving a lasting impact on motorsports broadcasting.

His storytelling skills added depth to broadcasts, providing viewers with insights into the drivers.

Squier, inducted into the NASCAR Hall of Fame in 2018, was the only broadcaster inducted in that class.

Alongside radio broadcaster Barney Hall, he helped bring NASCAR to a broader audience.

NASCAR honored Squier and Hall with the Squier-Hall Award for media excellence.

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