Top 20 highest paid NASCAR racers 2015 – Salaries Booming

In this article we will read about top 20 highest paid NASCAR racers salaries according to 2015 stats. Currently, Brian France who is CEO of NASCAR operating United States largest stock car racing event. Usually, these three racing series authorized by this organization.

  • Sprint Cup Series
  • Camping World Truck Series
  • Xfinity Series

People love racers because they risk their life to entertain them. But have you ever wondered why they risk their life? So here is the answer is all about passion and money. Yes you heard right! Money is the big factor. They are getting paid million annually and according to survey NASCAR spent billions each year on their drivers, stadiums and much more. Let have a look on richest Nacar drivers salaries, earning and their endorsement income:

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After this text format we wrote more info related to NACAR earnings, other relevant sources and much more. Before continue reading, you should also compare their salary with IndyCar and Formula-1 drivers and know which is the most paying auto racing sport.


Drivers Name:
Basic earnings + Salary Endorsement Total
AJ Allmendinger
$6,000,000 $1,000,000 $7,000,000
Aric Almirola
$14,000,000 $3,000,000 $17,000,000
Brad Keselowski
$12,250,000 $1,500,000 $13,750,000
Carl Edwards
$12,500,000 $1,750,000 $14,250,000
Casey Mears
$5,000,000 $2,250,000 $7,250,000
Clint Bowyer
$7,000,000 $3,000,000 $10,000,000
Dale Earnhardt Jr.
$14,700,00 $11,000,000 $11,000,000
Danica Patrick
$13,000,000 $7,000,000 $20,000,000
Denny Hamlin
$8,000,000 $4,000,000 $12,000,000
Jamie McMurray
$9,000,000 2,000,00 $9,000,000
Jeff Gordon
$13,500,000 $5,000,000 $18,500,000
Jimmie Johnson
$19,000,000 $7,000,000 $26,000,000
Joey Logano $15,000,000 $4,000,000 $19,000,000
Kasey Kahne 11,00,000 $900,000 $900,000
Kevin Harvick
$14,000,000 $3,000,000 $17,000,000
Kurt Busch $4,000,000 $3,000,000 $7,000,000
Kyle Busch $13,000,000 $2,500,000 $15,500,000
Martin Truex Jr. $14,500,000 $2,000,000 $16,500,000
Matt Kenseth $10,000,000 $1,500,000 $11,500,000
Paul Menard $12,000,000 $1,000,000 $13,000,000
Ryan Newman $14,000,000 $1,750,000 $15,750,000
Tony Stewart $11,500,000 $6,000,000 $17,500,000

One of the best online portal Forbes wrote very well on same topic. They also mentioned top sponsors of racers like Coca-Cola, Go daddy, Tissot, Red Bull, Peak and many TV ads money. On the other hand I’ll also recommend Bob Pockrass article about struggling of NASCAR driver from rookie to pro.

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While wrote about overall career earnings of drivers. Bet thing they covered each racer in short but comprehensive way. We shared these resources with you because they are relevant and good piece of information.

How we are different from them? Although they wrote good piece of content but sometimes user want specific answer in the form of list. SO we covered like this way. Secondly, we mention 20 racers in list while many web media only mention only top 10. I hope so, you like our 20 NASCAR racers salaries article. Over to you. From portal.php and Car racing image source