Jon Beekhuis

IndyCar Pit Reporter

Veteran motorsports broadcaster Jon Beekhuis returned to ESPN in 2015 as a pit reporter for telecasts of the Verizon IndyCar Series on ABC.

During more than 25 years of motorsports broadcasting, Beekhuis has often appeared on ESPN and ABC motorsports coverage, including working two IndyCar races as a pit reporter in 2008 and as analyst during telecasts of the former Champ Car World Series in 2007. His first television work was in 1989, while he was still an active racer, as analyst on ESPN’s telecasts of races in the Indy Lights series and from 1991-2001 he was a pit reporter for ABC and ESPN telecasts of CART races. During that period, he also worked on select telecasts of IndyCar races as well as other forms of racing and ESPN’s X Games.

Beekhuis raced for more than 20 years in various open wheel series, including four seasons (1989-1992) in CART. He was the first American to win the American Racing Series (ARS) title, the forerunner to today’s Indy Lights, in 1988.

In addition to his work with ESPN, Beekhuis also is a pit reporter for many of the NBCSN telecasts of the Verizon IndyCar Series. He has been with the network since 2009.