NASCAR broadcaster reports break in, vandalism to truck | Crime
SALISBURY - NASCAR broadcaster and former championship winning crew chief has reported a break in, larceny, and vandalism to a truck at his shop in western Rowan County,
According to a report at the sheriff's office, Jeff Hammond, who works as part of the Fox Network crew covering NASCAR races, reported that a 1988 truck at his shop on Phifer Road in Cleveland was broken into at some point over the last couple of weeks.
Among the items reported missing was a hydraulic tank valued at $300, and one set of copper lines valued at $100. Another set of copper lines and a set of hoses were damaged. Vandalism to the Ford truck was also reported.
The sheriff's office is investigating.
Hammond has served on crews for three championship winning teams with drivers Cale Yarborough and his broadcast partner Darrell Waltrip. Hammond was also the crew chief for Waltrip's Daytona 500 win in 1989.