NASCAR Hall of Fame driver and Sports Speaker Darrell Waltrip began his storied career by borrowing money to finance his first Cup car. Though the engine failed, Waltrip’s career did not. Waltrip has won the NASCAR Cup Series 3 times, and been runner up 3 more times. In addition to his Cup Series wins, Darrell Waltrip has also won the 1989 Daytona 500 and the Coca-Cola 600 a record five times. Waltrip’s success on the track has been commemorated by numerous accolades from fans and press alike. He won NASCAR’s Most Popular Driver award twice, and has been Driver of the Year eight times.
The “American Driver of the Year” and new NASCAR Hall of Fame inductee retired from the track in 2000, but remains a presence in motorsports through various appearances and endorsements. Darrell Waltrip serves as a race commentator for both Fox and Speed TV. Know for his catchphrase at the beginning of every race: “boogity, boogity, boogity, let’s go racing boys and girls!”, the analysts unusual style earned him an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Event Analyst. His honest and experience-driven commentary still holds serious clout, and his opinions have led to both safety improvements and course redesigns. NASCAR Hall of Fame driver Darrell Waltrip’s claim to fame as the “total package” continues to make a mark on the racecar industry. Darrell Waltrip is available for speaking engagements, sporting events, and sports clinics.
APPEARANCES: Cars, Cars 2, 30 for 30, Pardon the Interruption, ESPN SportsCentury, Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby
BOOKS: DW: A Lifetime Going Around in Circles
TO WORK WITH HOWARD STERN: Sports Speaker Darrell Waltrip can be hired for endorsements and events in roles such as public speaker, autograph signings, SMTS, and public relation campaigns.