Driving fast is associated with being young, but most of the top earning race drivers are in their late 30s and early 40s. This is a matter of arithmetic. The more years spent racing, the more money they accumulate. There are, however a few exceptions to the rule. For every Dale Earnhardt Jr and Tony Stewart, there’s a Kyle Busch. For every Jeff Gordonr, there’s a Travis Pastrana. For each Mark Webber or Valentino Rossi there’s Sebastian Vettel.
Here are four of the highest paid auto racers under the age of 30:
Kyle Busch, 28
Sources indicate that Kyle Busch, an American stock car racer, is worth $40 million. This includes salary and winnings as a driver in NASCAR Sprint Cup Series and the Nationwide Series. Busch is also the owner of Kyle Busch Motorsports which also competes in the … Read the rest