Bob Welborn was a professional NASCAR racing driver. Welborn died on August 10, 1997. Welborn was born on May 5, 1928, in Denton, North Carolina, United States. This page examines Bob Welborn’s net worth.
Bob Welborn raced in a total of 183 NASCAR cup races over a 13 year cup career, with 9 wins, 102 top tens, and 7 poles. Welborn’s best cup position was 4th (1955 in NASCAR). Welborn began NASCAR cup racing with the 1952 in NASCAR (Martinsville Speedway). Welborn’s last cup race was the 1964 Pennsylvania 200 (Lincoln Speedway (Illinois)), and last cup win was the 1959 Western North Carolina 500 (Asheville-Weaverville Speedway).
Welborn is best known for these top achievements: 1956 NASCAR Convertible Division Champion, 1957 NASCAR Convertible Division Champion, 1958 NASCAR Convertible Division Champion, and Led NASCAR Convertible Division in wins two times (1958, 1959).
Welborn has won several awards, including being Named one of NASCAR’s 50 Greatest Drivers (1998), and National Motorsports Press Association Hall of Fame (1982).
Auto racing in practice has two earnings levels. There are the mega elite drivers, who get millions of dollars a year via prize money, bonuses, and sponsorships. In contrast, the rest of NASCAR drivers get much less. Development drivers can earn as little as 5 figures. Better known drivers, on the other hand, can make between $200,000 and $500,000, with a base salary plus either a percent of their prize money or a performance bonus.
So what was NASCAR driver Bob Welborn’s net worth at the time of death? Our estimate for Bob Welborn’s net worth at death is:
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