How much does a Nascar crew chief get paid?
According to court documents, former Roush Fenway Racing Car Chief Jason Myers earned a base salary of $110,472.96 in 2008.
Car & Driver reports tire specialists earn $50,000 to $60,000 a year, and crew chiefs can earn annual salaries anywhere from $200,000 to more than $1 million for the most successful chiefs.
How much does a Nascar pit crew member make a year?
Once a pit crew member makes it on a regular basis with a Monster Energy Cup race team — and if they do, it usually takes three to four years — Horton said the average salary was $80,000 to $120,000 a year. Pit crew superstars can make anywhere from $150,000 to $200,000 a year.
What does a crew chief do in Nascar?
The crew chief is the person who calls the shots. They are the ones that get the race car set up for the driver to have success. They are the ones with the unenviable task of making late-race pit strategy decisions. Being a successful NASCAR crew chief involves many factors.
Who is the highest paid driver in Nascar?
Below are the top-earning drivers in 2018.
- Jimmie Johnson. Total Earnings: $17.5 million.
- Kyle Busch. Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series 61st Annual Daytona 500Getty Images.
- Denny Hamlin.
- Kevin Harvick.
- Joey Logano.
- Brad Keselowski.
- Chase Elliott.
- Kyle Larson.