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Four NASCAR Drivers Listed on SI’s 50 Most Fortunate Athletes

Posted by Amy in General | NASCAR

Sport’s Illustrated came out with the “Fortunate 50,” simply a list of the top 50 highest earning American athletes based¬† on salary, winnings, bonuses, endorsements and appearance fees only.¬† Four NASCAR drivers made the top 50:

8th- Dale Earnhardt Jr

18th- Jeff Gordon

29th- Tony Stewart (technically Tony is tied for 29th with baseball player Cliff Lee).

And

33rd- Jimmie Johnson
I don’t know why but I am surprised Jimmie Johnson is that low on the list. And pleasantly surprised that Tony is above him. But wow…the other three drivers are all Hendrick drivers. Just saying that is a strong team financially.

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