Andy Petree

Motorsports Commentator + Team Owner and Driver
Born Aug 15, 1958

Andy Petree, is a long-time fixture in NASCAR. After racing for years at local short track, Andy became part owner of the #32 Busch Series car for Dale Jarrett. By the age of 28, Andy was already a NASCAR Winston Cup crew chief on the Leo Jackson racing team. That car was driven by the Bandit Harry Gant. Petree is a color commentator on ESPN/ESPN on ABC NASCAR races. Andy now funds a 12 and under travel softball team named, The Lady Racers.… Read More

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Andy Petree.


1958 Birth Born on August 15, 1958.


1996 37 Years Old However, Petree wanted to have his life calm down a little and on October 1, 1996, Petree went back to Leo Jackson and bought his #33 team.
1997 38 Years Old 1 More Event
Petree took over the #33 Chevrolet as owner for the full 1997 season. … Read More
1998 39 Years Old At the end of 1998, it was announced that Kenny Wallace would join APR (Andy Petree Racing) in the #55 Square D Chevy for 1999. … Read More


2000 41 Years Old The 2000 season was complete opposite for Petree's drivers. … Read More
2001 42 Years Old Still searching for victory in 2001, Petree kept Nemechek in the #33 and hired Bobby Hamilton to drive the #55. … Read More
2002 43 Years Old 1 More Event
For 2002, Petree still wished to run the #33 along with Hamilton. … Read More
2003 44 Years Old In 2003, Petree made 4 Truck starts and finished in the top-20 in each. … Read More
2004 45 Years Old Petree final start of his NASCAR career came at his best track: Martinsville in 2004. … Read More
2006 47 Years Old On October 12, 2006, Petree was officially named a color commentator of the ESPN/ABC NASCAR broadcast team for their Nationwide Series and Sprint Cup Series coverage. … Read More


2010 51 Years Old …  The Lady Racers split about halfway through the 2010 season when they lost their two star pitchers left to play for an upstate South Carolina "showcase" team. … Read More
2011 52 Years Old By 2011, Petree was the only member of the 2007 broadcast team still in the booth; until ESPN's final season of broadcasting NASCAR, he was joined by Bestwick and Dale Jarrett, with Wallace in the infield studio and Punch on pit road.
2015 56 Years Old On February 10, 2015, Petree was hired by Fox NASCAR as a rules analyst. … Read More
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