Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Who made the most money in the Sprint Cup Series?

   Yearly money totals for drivers in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series come from three primary sources - race winnings, special awards and money from the NASCAR/Sprint points fund.

    Here are the top 15 money earners for the 2012 season (not including any driver's individual salary):

    1. Brad Keselowski, $12,106.255.10
    2. Jimmie Johnson, $10,469,436.13
    3. Matt Kenseth, $8,802,778.50
    4. Denny Hamlin, $8,330,409.89
    5. Clint Bowyer, $7,993,802.38
    6. Tony Stewart, $7,932,181.54
    7. Greg Biffle, $7,416,099.27
    8. Kyle Busch, $7,202,891.00
    9. Jeff Gordon, $7,195,279.06
    10. Kevin Harvick, $6,926,597.02
    11. Kasey Kahne, $6,332,313.36
    12. Martin Truex Jr., $6,169,590.33
    13. Ryan Newman, $6,054,711.00
    14. Carl Edwards, $5,923,325.00
    15. Dale Earnhardt Jr., $5,816,567.42

Check out Jeff Gordon's 2013 NASCAR ride

Here's your chance to star in a NASCAR commercial

   Two lucky race fans will win a chance to appear in the new Charlotte Motor Speedway commercial for the NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race on May 18, 2013.

    The commercial, featuring a wild west “Throwdown at Charlotte” theme, will star Dale Earnhardt, Jr., Denny Hamlin, NASCAR Hall of Famer Richard Petty and other NASCAR celebrities.

    Fans that purchase 2013 NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race tickets before Dec. 31, 2012, will be automatically entered in the “Join the All-Stars” sweepstakes. Weekend ticket packages start at just $99.

    Fans can visit
www.charlottemotorspee... for details on the sweepstakes, official rules, clips from the 2012 NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race commercial, as well as opportunities to purchase tickets. No purchase of tickets is necessary and fans may enter online or via written entry per the rules. Fans that have already purchased their 2013 All-Star Race tickets are automatically entered to win. Registration ends on Dec. 31, 2012, and winners will be announced on or before Jan. 23, 2013.