NASCAR Hall of Fame driver and 1999 NASCAR Cup Series Champion Dale Jarrett serves as pre and post-race analyst for NBC Sports Group’s NASCAR Cup and XFINITY Series race coverage. A three-time Daytona 500 winner, Jarrett also contributes to NBCSN’s NASCAR America, and works as a booth analyst during select NASCAR Cup and XFINITY Series races on NBC.
Prior to joining NBC Sports Group, Jarrett served as the lead NASCAR Cup Series analyst for ESPN, from 2008-14.
The son of two-time NASCAR Cup Series Champion Ned Jarrett, the Newton-Conover, N.C., native grew up around the sport of NASCAR and turned down a golf scholarship from the University of South Carolina in order to follow in the footsteps of his iconic father.
Jarrett earned his first Cup Series victory in August 1991 at Michigan International Speedway, in a car owned by the famed Wood Brothers. Jarrett captured 32 Cup series victories during his 17-year driving career, and raced in his final NASCAR Cup Series season in 2007. Jarrett made his final appearance behind the wheel in the 2008 NASCAR All-Star Challenge race, and was inducted into the NASCAR Hall of Fame in 2014.