Brock Yates was an American print and TV journalist, screenwriter and author. He was longtime executive editor of Car and Driver, an American automotive magazine.
He was a pit reporter for CBS’ coverage of certain NASCAR Sprint Cup (at the time, the Winston Cup) series races in the 1980’s, including the Daytona 500. He was also one of the main commentators on the TNN motor sports TV show American Sports Cavalcade with Steve Evans.
Paul Page, Gary Gerould, and Ralph Sheheen also occasionally appeared on the show. He served as a commentator on racing and vintage cars for the Speed Channel, a U.S. cable television channel affiliated with Fox Sports.