Thursday, November 15, 2012
Diffey To Call IndyCar Events
Posted by James at 7:35 PM
NBC Sports Network announced today the addition of Leigh Diffey to both their IZOD IndyCar Series and Formula One coverage in 2013. Diffey will step in for the retiring Bob Jenkins who left the booth following the 2012 season to care for his late wife Pam.
Diffey currently works for SPEED, appearing on many platforms including SPEED Center and the Speed Report. The Charlotte resident has previously covered the American Le Mans Series, the 24 Hours of Le Mans, GRAND-AM, World Superbike, World Rally, CART, GP2, and NASCAR, just to name a few.
According to a NBC Sports Network rep, 'No other changes are planned' to the 2012 on-air talent lineup of Dallenbach, Beekhuis, Lee, Bell, and Miller.
The Australian native, Diffey, will be joined by David Hobbs and Steve Matchett as the networks Formula One booth trio.