Brock Yates Net Worth

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Brock Yates Net Worth $3 Million Dollars

Brock Yates Net Worth: Produced in Lockport, NY, Yates attended Hobart College and after that served time in the United States Navy. He first appeared in printed structure at sixteen years old in Science and Mechanics Magazine, and has since become bestselling automotive writer. At one point, he has begun to serve as a sport commentator and also created the screenplay for the film The Cannonball Run, which featured Burt Reynolds. Today, he still works as a commentator, but this time on racing and vintage cars for the Speed Channel. When it comes to Brock’s private life, he’s married and has one son named Brock Jr.

Quick Facts

Birth date: October 21, 1933
Death date: October 5, 2016, Batavia
Birth place: Buffalo, New York, United States
Profession:Screenwriter, Journalist
Education:Hobart and William Smith Colleges
Nationality:United States of America
Spouse:Pamela Yates
Children:Claire Lilly Yates, Brock Yates Jr., Daniel Yates
Movies:The Cannonball Run, Smokey and the Bandit II

Interesting Facts

1He served as a pit reporter for CBS Sports and also The Nashville Network for racing coverage on both networks.
2Editor with Car and Driver magazine
3The movie "Cannonball Run" was based on the 5th - and last - running of the Cannon Ball Baker Sea-To-Shining-Sea Memorial Trophy Dash, in which Yates teamed with Hal Needham to race a 150-MPH van converted to be an ambulance, Yates' wife Pamela Reynolds riding on the gurney as ambulance. They didn't finish, but Yates wrote the screenplay, Needham directed the movie, and both appeared in cameo roles.
4Drove a Dodge in early Trans-Am series races.
5Brock Yates created the real-life "Cannonball Run" in 1971, as a coast to coast race. He was the sole entrant in the first run on April 1, 1971.




Bandit: Bandit Bandit1994TV Movie written by
The Last Race1993writer
Two of a Kind1988TV Movie
The Time Machines1986TV Movie documentary
Cannonball Run II1984characters creator
The Cannonball Run1981written by
Stockers1981TV Movie
Smokey and the Bandit II1980screenplay



USA's Cannonball Run 20012001TV Series executive producer
Two of a Kind1988TV Movie producer



The Cannonball Run1981Organizer



The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson1991TV SeriesHimself - Guest
The Time Machines1986TV Movie documentary
American Sports Cavalcade1983TV SeriesHimself - Host

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