Jenkins, Miller: Race Fans Who Got Lucky

On Monday, August 16, the racing community gathered at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and remembered veteran broadcaster Bob Jenkins, who died last week after a bout with brain cancer.... See More

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On Monday, August 16, the racing community gathered at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and remembered veteran broadcaster Bob Jenkins, who died last week after a bout with brain cancer. Hear the speedway’s tribute to the Indiana native. Last Friday, veteran reporter Robin Miller returned to the track for the first time since presenting his namesake award to Jenkins. A member of the Motorsports Hall of Fame of America’s class of 2021, Miller welcomed to the club one of the hall’s newest members, four-time Indianapolis 500 champion Helio Castroneves, and he said the Brazilian’s win in May signaled the Greatest Spectacle in Racing was back. Battling bone cancer, Miller looked back at a life in racing, and he thanked heroes he’s covered who have helped him in the race of his life.

On Monday, August 16, the racing community gathered at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and remembered veteran broadcaster Bob Jenkins, who died last week after a bout with brain cancer. Hear the speedway’s tribute to the Indiana native. Last Friday, veteran reporter Robin Miller returned to the track for the first time since presenting his namesake award to Jenkins. A member of the Motorsports Hall of Fame of America’s class of 2021, Miller welcomed to the club one of the hall’s newest members, four-time Indianapolis 500 champion Helio Castroneves, and he said the Brazilian’s win in May signaled the Greatest Spectacle in Racing was back. Battling bone cancer, Miller looked back at a life in racing, and he thanked heroes he’s covered who have helped him in the race of his life.

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Stu Hothem

Stu Hothem has covered some of the biggest events in sports across TV, radio and the web. As a researcher with ABC, CBS and ESPN, he worked on the Super Bowl, Olympics, World Cup and X Games. At FOXSports.com, he integrated content and interactive features with FOX Sports broadcast and cable programming. He managed the editorial team at NASCAR.com and also worked in the sanctioning body’s integrated marketing communications department. His professional career began at WFAN, the nation’s first all-sports radio station, following his time at the Rutgers radio station as a play-by-play announcer, talk-show host and general manager.