The sprint cup statistics area of the site encompasses jeff gordons sprint cup career. In the nascar sprint cup series, jeff has over 90 wins and more than 445 top. These drivers are also paid handsomely as they repeatedly entertain the masses, while putting themselves at risk. The guy has been the nascar cup series champion five times, hes won the daytona 500 twice, hes a fivetime driver of the year, and he was named the ap athlete of the year in 2009. Greg biffle was born in vancouver, washington and began his. Driver races win t5 t10 pole laps led earnings avst avfn raf miles llf points, diff. Hendrick at the end of 2009 and plans to race through at least 20. Dec 18, 2019 in 2009, he became the youngest driver to win a monster energy nascar cup series then the nascar sprint cup series race.
Rochester, ny, jan 03, 2014 marketwired via comtex nascar driver jimmie johnson has been selected as the hickok belt award winner for the month of november 20. The national association for stock car auto racing, or nascar, is a major sports. Automobiles quiz, 20, car, cup, driver, fulltime, nascar, primary, race, run, sponsor, sprint. Feb 23, 2017 jimmie johnson is now nascars highestearning driver.
Chicago, june 27, 20 prnewswire via comtex miller lite and ford motor company today announced a summer sweepstakes to reward consumers for being responsible and pledging to never drive drunk. The king was crowned once again in 20 as jimmie johnson claimed his sixth sprint cup series title, and first since winning five straight from 20062010. Mar, 20 fans have voted him the sports most popular driver 10 straight years. The fivetime champ showcased his strength early in 20. Feb 18, 2015 there is a dramatic drop in driver earnings after the top 12 with sponsorship money and the best drivers flowing to the elite teams in recent years. Earnings for the top drivers were down 6% last year and are likely headed lower. Can you name the nascar drivers who ran all of the sprint cup races in 20.
The drivers championship was first awarded in 1949 to red byron. Forbes reveals the 2017 earnings of nascars top drivers rare. Greg biffle was born in vancouver, washington and began his career competing in short. The page concludes with some of his career highlights.
The first driver to win multiple championships was herb thomas in 1951 and 1953. Sprint cup starts, and he was voted nascars most popular driver by fans a. Nascar sprint cup driver who was the 2004 nextel cup series champion and 2010 nascar sprint allstar race winner. Here, well take a brief look at loganos racing career and see just how much the 29yearold race car driver is worth. As the 20 nascar season revs up this weekend at daytona, athlon sports offers up our preseason top 25 sprint cup series driver rankings. Kurt busch is a race car driver from las vegas, nevada, usa. He joined stewarthaas racing in 20, then in 2015, he was suspended from nascar activities for allegations of domestic violence against his exgirlfriend patricia driscoll. Purses flat in sprint cup, up for xfinity and trucks. Nascar cup series latest news news and results from nascar. Jul 18, 2019 kyle larson is a professional stock car racing driver, currently competing fulltime in the monster energy nascar cup series. They travel all around the country to put on shows in packed venues, gets plenty of fun and awesome sponsors and get to bathe in champagne after victories.
To benefit the safety of the drivers, nascar improved the roll cage that. There is a dramatic drop in driver earnings after the top 12 with sponsorship money and the best drivers flowing to the elite teams in recent years. Nascar cup series latest news, highlights, live race coverage, race results, standings, schedules, photo galleries, and driver stats. Mar 25, 2020 standard text messaging and data rates apply. Links to each sprint cup seasons individual stats and recap comes next.
Nascar cuts prize for 2016 sprint cup champion in half. Johnson started the season with a win at the daytona 500 and never looked back, cementing his place as one of the greatest drivers in history. Can you name the 20 nascar sprint cup series drivers by sponsor. Las vegas ap chevrolet unveiled its 20 nascar sprint cup car thursday. Get the latest nascar news, schedules, race results, driver updates, points standings, qualifying times, starting lineups and more on. Nascar champion brad keselowski to reward a designated. The nascar cup series drivers championship is awarded by the chairman of nascar to the most successful nascar cup series racing car driver over a season, as determined by a points system based on race results. Nascar cup series drivers, nascar drivers, auto racing. Four drivers will compete for the nascar sprint cup championship sunday at.
Jimmie johnson 20 car shown was the third driver to reach seven drivers championships. Apr 01, 2020 qualifying order for the stp 500 sprint cup series race at martinsville speedway is posted. Gordons 87 sprint cup wins ranks third alltime and his four sprint cup. Nascar sprint cup standings for 20 click on the driver to see 20 racelevel statistics for that driver. Jun 27, 20 chicago, june 27, 20 prnewswire via comtex miller lite and ford motor company today announced a summer sweepstakes to reward consumers for being responsible and pledging to never drive drunk. With seven cup series championships under his belt, johnson is tied with richard petty and dale earnhardt for the most championships of all time. To be eligible for the sprint fan vote, drivers must have finished in the top 50 of the final 2009 nascar sprint cup series driver point standings, attempted to qualify for the 2010 daytona 500 or competed in a nascar sprint cup series event during the 2009 or 2010 season. Further, he is also the owner of the world of outlaws, which is a sprint car team. It is behind large racing series such as the sprint cup series. Nascar live race coverage, latest news, race results, standings, schedules, and driver stats for cup, xfinity, gander outdoors nascar official home race results, schedule, standings, news. March 25 today in jayskis nascar history page 11 of 24. The 20 nascar sprint cup series was the 65th season of nascar professional stock car.
The season began with the daytona 500 at daytona international speedway on february 16 and ended with the ford ecoboost 400 at homesteadmiami speedway on november 17. The 2014 nascar sprint cup series was the 66th season of professional stock car racing in the united states and the 43rd modernera cup season. New 20 ford fusion nascar sprint cup car brings the. Fans have voted him the sports most popular driver 10 straight years. Nascar standings including driver point standings and earnings, owners standings, and manufacturers standings for sprint cup, nationwide, and truck series. Feb 14, 20 20 nascar sprint cup series drivers tale of the tape a look at the teams expected to compete regularly this year in the nascar sprint cup series, with comments from journal sentinel motorsports. Johnson went out and won the largest race of the season, taking the victory in the opening daytona.
Highlighted first is the current season followed by his career sprint cup statistics. Kyle larson biography nascar driver, salary, earnings. The prize for nascars sprint cup championship has been cut in half for this. Which sprint cup series drivers have the most in career. Get nascar 2020 season stats, career statistics, race results, sponsor info and more. Jimmie johnson selected as the hickok belttm award. The 2012 nascar sprint cup series was the 64th season of nascar professional stock car racing in the united states and the 41st modernera cup season. Nascar driver salaries have been shaved in recent years with fewer. The season began on february 16, 20, at daytona international speedway, with the sprint unlimited, followed by the daytona 500 on february 24. Top 10 highest paid nascar drivers 202014 tsm plug. Sprint cup series driver kyle busch 18 drives through turn 4 in the nascar sprint cup series auto race at atlanta motor speedway. Born in eau claire, wisconsin, paul menard began racing when he was in elementary school. He has spearheaded the stone brothers racing which earned the team three years of success after a 5year drought for the fords team during championship.
Fans can vote online once a day throughout the 20 sprint cup series season to earn their driver the coveted most popular trophy. The 20 ford fusion nascar sprint cup car, unveiled today as part of the charlotte motor speedway media tour, was worked on by ford designers in an effort to bring brand identity back to the sport. The matching chevrolet ss passenger car, a new rearwheel drive vehicle that will be available in showrooms in august, will be unveiled in february around the seasonopening daytona 500, when it. Joey logano or trevor bayne could take over if allmendingers suspension holds up or sam hornish jr. It is on par with what the top 10 made five years ago. The 20 sprint cup series was the 65th season of the nascar sprint cup series. Nascar champion brad keselowski to reward a designated driver. Rossi took a pay cut to return to yamaha motor racing in 20 after. Auto racing quiz, 20, driver, nascar, racing, sponsor. Mar, 20 forbes ranks junior, danica among nascars toppaid heather tucker, usa today sports dale earnhardt jr. The last time johnson was on stage, in 20, the champion bonus was. Sprint cup series driver kyle busch 18 drives through turn 4 in the nascar sprint. Sprint cup teams are seeing a slight reduction in purse money so far this season, but funds are up for the developmental xfinity series and camping world truck series. March 25 today in jayskis nascar history page 11 of.
Test your knowledge on this sports quiz to see how you do and compare your score to others. April 1 today in jayskis nascar history page 5 of 24. Cup series most popular driver award jayskis nascar silly. With a nascar cup series championship and a host of other impressive wins under his belt, logano is pretty damn good at turning left and gets paid a whole lot of money to do it. The season began at daytona international speedway, with the sprint unlimited, followed by the daytona 500. Gordons 87 sprint cup wins ranks third alltime and his four sprint cup titles ranks fourth. Because of various award programs available to veteran drivers with good records, a higher finish does not necessarily indicate that a driver will earn more money. Forbes ranks junior, danica among nascars toppaid heather tucker, usa today sports dale earnhardt jr. Qualifying order for the stp 500 sprint cup series race at martinsville speedway is posted. Nascar purses flat in sprint cup, up for xfinity and trucks. However, as nascar is requiring tracks to pay for its rental during race weekends, very few races have actually had the system available for use. Sep 10, 2014 get to know the chase for the sprint cup drivers.
That same year, logano won the sprint cup series rookie of the year. The season started on february 18, 2012 at daytona international speedway, with the budweiser shootout, followed by the daytona 500 on february 27. Nascar standings including driver point standings and earnings, owners standings, and. Click on the driver to see 20 racelevel statistics for. Shows driver, car number, sponsor, model and team owner. A nascar drivers salary is largely made up of a base salary supplemented by. Kyle larson is a professional stock car racing driver, currently competing fulltime in the monster energy nascar cup series. Nascar race results, schedule, standings, news, drivers. Kyle larson biography nascar driver, salary, earnings, net. New 20 ford fusion nascar sprint cup car brings the stock. Nascar, or the national association for stock car auto racing, is the largest sanctioning body for stock car racing in the united states. But for the sports stars, the paychecks are nearly as big as ever and can reach eight figures in salary alone. The 20 nascar sprint cup series was the 65th season of nascar professional stock car racing in the united states and the 42nd modernera cup season.398 448 1186 1374 688 257 1117 685 1525 256 1132 965 662 1144 159 999 1339 1350 811 1546 671 114 1585 245 785 1113 86 623 698 1028 11 871 1018 1219 724 1290 468 207 890 966 116