The week started on a somber note as word came that Buddy Baker, winner of the 1980 Daytona 500 and longtime SiriusXM NASCAR Radio host, passed away after a battle with cancer. Buddy had put down the radio mic in early July to focus on his health.
SiriusXM NASCAR Radio and the NASCAR community took to Twitter and the airwaves to remember the “Gentle Giant”
SiriusXM NASCAR Radio talked with people throughout NASCAR for their memories of Buddy
SiriusXM NASCAR Radio also compiled the best Buddy Baker stories as told by the man himself