Tony Pedregon Profile
Tony Pedregon s a 2-time NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series working for FOX Sports serving as the FOX NHRA broadcast. He joined fox Sports in 2016 at the season-opening Winternationals.
Tony Pedregon Career
Pedregon serves as the FOX NHRA broadcast alongside veteran play-by-play announcer Dave Rieff. He began his professional drag racing career in 1992, qualifying for his first event in a Top Fuel dragster before switching to Funny Cars for owner Larry Minor in 1995.
In 1996, Pedregon joined the team of 16-time Funny Car champion John Force and campaigned for a second Funny Car for the team, winning the inaugural Automobile Club of Southern California Road to the Future Award.
Pedregon won his first championship in 2003, after winning eight national events and collecting Wallys along the way. Pedregon and Force split up at the end of that year, when Tony joined older brother and fellow Funny Car champion (1992), Cruz Pedregon, to form Pedregon Racing. Tony finished eighth in the 2004 Funny Car championship standings in his first season as an owner/driver, his ninth consecutive season finishing in the top ten.
Tony won four national events in 2007 and won his second NHRA Funny Car championship, his first as an owner/driver. Pedregon has driven in several NHRA categories, including Funny Car, Top Fuel, and Top Alcohol Dragster, and has won 43 national events in 76 NHRA final rounds during his career.
Pedregon was in his early twenties when he began painting the racing helmets of his older brothers, Frank and Cruz. Other racers took notice, and he soon found himself designing and painting helmets for Dale Earnhardt, Bill Elliott, Kenny Bernstein, and Cory McClenathan.
Quick Facts About Tony Pedregon
|Age||56 years old as of 2021|
|Net Worth||$1 Million – $5 Million|
Tony Pedregon Age
Pedregon is 56 years old as of 2021. He was born on 8 March 1965 in Torrance, California, United States. He celebrates his birthday on 8 March every year.
Tony Pedregon Height
Pedregon stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 8 inches.
Tony Pedregon Family
Pedregon is the son of Drag Racing Legend Flamin’ Frank Pedregon. More information regarding Pedregon’s parents and siblings is currently under review. However, the information will be updated as soon as it’s available.
Tony Pedregon’s Wife
Pedregon is married to Andrea and lives in Indianapolis, Indiana. He is the father of four children, including two daughters, Cecily and Arielle, and two sons, Desiderio Pedregon and Benecio Pedregon.
Tony Pedregon Salary
Being one of the top sports analysts for FOX Sports, Pedregon earns an annual salary ranging from $ 20,000 – $ 100,000.
Tony Pedregon’s Net Worth
Pedregon has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned through his successful career as a journalist.
Is Tony Pedregon still racing?
Pedron is no longer racing. Instead, he is working for FOX Sports where he serves as a FOX NHRA broadcast alongside veteran play-by-play announcer Dave Rieff.
Tony Pedregon FOX Sports
At FOX Sports Pedregon works alongside;
- Ken Rosenthal
- Bob Pockrass
- Phil Parsons
- AJ Pierzynski
- Kristina Pink
- David Ortiz
- Raoul Ortiz
- Pam Oliver
- Dave Wannstedt
- Sara Walsh
- Jonathan Vilma