Top 10 Highest Paid Nascar Drivers 2013-2014

We have covered many top 10 list of different sports highest paid athletes, today we bring you the top 10 list of highest earning NASCAR drivers in United States according to Forbes and than SPorts Illustrated and the figures are a little bit different. The annual earnings include the basic salary of a driver + plus percentage of teams winning and the endorsement deals which nascar drivers have. So lets take a look at the top 10 highest paid Nascar drivers in the world at the moment.

dale earnhardt jr yearly income#1. Dale Earnhardt Jr.

Yearly Income: $25.9 million
Basic Salary + winnings: $12.9 million
Endorsements Deals: $13 million

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Jimmie Johnson salary 2014#2 Jimmie Johnson

Yearly Income: $23 million
Basic Salary + winnings: $16.3 million
endorsements: $6.7 million
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Tony Stewart  salary 2014#3 Tony Stewart

Yearly Earnings: $18.7 million
Basic Salary + winnings: $12.7 million
Endorsements: $6 million
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Jeff Gordon net worth#4 Jeff Gordon

Yearly Earnings: $18.1 million
Basic Salary + winnings: $12.6 million
Endorsements: $5.5 million
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Carl Edwards salary 2014#5 Carl Edwards

Yealy Income: $13.7 million
Basic Salary + winnings: $12.2 million
Endorsements: $1.5 million
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Kevin Harvick salary 2014#6 Kevin Harvick

Yearly Income: $13 million
Basic Salary + winnings: $11.5 million
Sponsorship Money: $1.5 million
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Danica Patrick total yearly earnings#7 Danica Patrick

Yearly Income: $12.9 million
Basic Salary/winnings: $6.4 million
Sponsorship Money: $6.5 million
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Kyle Busch salary 2014#8 Kyle Busch

Annual Earnings: $12.5 million
Basic Salary + winnings: $9.6 million
Sponsorship Money: $1.9 million
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Kasey Kahne salary 2014#9 Kasey Kahne

Total Earnings: $12 million
Basic Salary/winnings: $11 million
Sponsorship Money: $1 million
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Brad Keselowski 2014 Salary#10 Brad Keselowski

Yearly Income: $11.4 million
Basic Salary/winnings: $10 million
Sponsorship Money: $1.4 million

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The above figures are derived from latest Forbes 2013 Athlete Richlist which was published in August 2013, none of the Nascard drivers finished in the top 10 of the richlist but we have Dale Earnhardt Jr. at 26th number in the richlist which is followed by Jimmie Johnson who is the 2nd highest paid driver.

Danica Patrick who made a switch to Nascar is surprisingly high paid driver with her sitting pretty at no.7 position in terms of highest paid driver, but ost of her yearly income if from outside the race track from endorsement deals and taking taking her cloths of in front of cameras.