Kenley D. Squier

Waterbury CT

The voice of Ken Squier has been easily recognized, for the last 50 years, by a few thousand fans at the high banks of Vermont’s Thunder Road, or a few million listening to the “Great American Race” from the high banks of the Daytona Speedway. Ken started out as an announcer at Mallets Bay and the Northeastern Speedway in the 1950’s, before opening Thunder Road, the Barre, Vermont. quarter mile oval, which he still owns. Ken is one of the founders of World Sports Enterprises and the Motor Racing Network, where he served as announcer and play by play commentator. Ken worked for CBS Sports for over 25 years. It was there that he announced the first live flag to flag coverage of the Daytona 500 in 1979. He has received Emmy nominations for Outstanding Edited Sport Series and Outstanding National Sports Broadcaster. Squier is a member of the Motorsports Hall of Fame of America.

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