The Autosportradio.com 2020 Show guest for October 5th…

                                                              Paul Page

Paul is an American motorsports broadcaster who is best known for serving as the play-by-play commentator for the Indianapolis 500 for a total of 27 years across radio and television. Page was the radio Voice of the 500 on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Radio Network from 1977 to 1987, and again from 2014 to 2015. He served the same role on television in 1988–1998 & 2002–2004.

Page’s broadcasting career started at WIBC in the late 1960s. He was the lead announcer for CART on NBC from 1979-1987, and then moved to ABC/ESPN‘s coverage of the Indianapolis 500, CART and the IRL from 1988 to 2004. From 2006 to 2012, he was the lead announcer for the NHRA on ESPN2.

From 2005 until 2017, Page also announced the play-by-play for ESPN’s coverage of the Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest annually on July 4.

In 2001, Page narrated scenes in the film Driven, but was uncredited. In 2013, Page voiced the announcer character in the film Turbo.

Page gave the opening introduction to Papyrus’s IndyCar Racing & IndyCar Racing II video game, released in 1995. Page also was selected to be the short-phrase commentator for the Destruction Derby 2 wrecking/racing video game of 1996.

Page also has done some work calling Snocross races at Winter X Games in the early 2000s.

Currently Paul has just finished his book The biggest problem now is to come up with the title. It is now getting to publish and the plan is to have it out by May 2021.