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Brock Yates

Born: Oct 21, 1933

Birthplace: United States of America

Profession: Screenwriter

Nationality: United States

Brock Yates

Date of Birth : Oct 21, 1933
Birth Place : United States of America

Brock Yates is an American journalist and author. He was longtime executive editor of Car and Driver, an American automotive magazine. He was a pit reporter for CBS' coverage of certain NASCAR Sprint Cup series races in the 1980s, including the Daytona 500. He was also one of the main commentators on the TNN motor sports TV show American Sports Cavalcade with Steve Evans. Paul Page, Gary Gerould, and Ralph Sheheen also occasionally appeared on the show. He currently serves as a commentator on racing and vintage cars for the Speed Channel, a U.S. cable television channel affiliated with Fox Sports. Yates is a best-selling author, most frequently about automotive topics and motor sport. Some of his articles and commentaries for Car and Driver magazine and other publications have had considerable impact within the auto industry and the general public, beginning with his 1968 critique of the American auto industry, its management and its products, "The Grosse Pointe Myopians."


  • Screenwriter
  • Journalist

Also known as

  • Brock W. Yates
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