ESPN signs Rusty Wallace through 2014

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Associated Press

Posted on January 28, 2011 at 4:04 PM

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — ESPN and Rusty Wallace have agreed to a contract extension.

Wallace is the lead studio analyst for ESPN's NASCAR coverage. His new contract runs through the 2014 season.

Wallace joined ESPN after retiring from driving following the 2005 season. He won 55 races and was the 1989 NASCAR champion.

Wallace also contributes NASCAR analysis to SportsCenter, First Take and ESPNEWS. He also announces from the booth during select Nationwide Series races.

ESPN announced the deal on Tuesday night.

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