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Statement from NASCAR’s Brian France on the Passing of Steve Byrnes

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Statement from NASCAR Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Brian France

on the Passing of Steve Byrnes

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (April 21, 2015) “NASCAR extends its condolences to the many friends, FOX Sports colleagues and family of Steve Byrnes. Whether you had the privilege of knowing him or if you watched him on television for the last three decades, Steve’s work ethic and authenticity made him a beloved individual inside and outside the garage.

 “His level of professionalism was matched only by the warmth he showed everyone he met. He battled cancer with tenacity, and was a true inspiration to everyone in the NASCAR family. Simply stated, we’ll miss Steve dearly. Our thoughts are especially with his wife Karen and son Bryson during this difficult time.”

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