James Hylton was a professional NASCAR racing driver. Hylton died on April 28, 2018, in Franklin County, Georgia, U.S.. Hylton was born on August 26, 1934, in Roanoke, Virginia, United States. This page examines James Hylton’s net worth.Image Credit: Mark Odor (User:Modor)
James Hylton raced in a total of 602 NASCAR cup races over a 27 year cup career, with 2 wins, 301 top tens, and 4 poles. Hylton’s best cup position was 2nd (1966 NASCAR Grand National Series; 1967 NASCAR Grand National Series; 1971 NASCAR Winston Cup Series). Hylton began NASCAR cup racing with the 1964 NASCAR Grand National Series 1964 Old Dominion 500 (Old Dominion Speedway). Hylton’s last cup race was the 1993 NASCAR Winston Cup Series TranSouth 500 (Darlington Raceway), and last cup win was the 1972 NASCAR Winston Cup Series 1972 Talladega 500 (Talladega Superspeedway).
With respect to Busch series races, Hylton competed in 4 over a 4 year period, with 0 wins, 0 top tens, and 0 poles. Hylton’s best Busch series position was 135th (2008 NASCAR Nationwide Series). Hylton began Busch series racing with the 1982 NASCAR Budweiser Late Model Sportsman Series Coca-Cola 200 (Rockingham) (North Carolina Motor Speedway). Hylton’s last Busch race was the 2011 NASCAR Nationwide Series Royal Purple 200 (Darlington Raceway).
Hylton has raced in 1 truck series races over a 1 year truck racing career, with 0 wins, 0 top tens, and 0 poles. Hylton’s best truck race position was 102nd (2011 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series). Hylton began truck series racing with the 2011 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Good Sam RV Emergency Road Service 125 (Pocono Raceway).
Hylton has won several awards, including the 1966 Grand National Series NASCAR Rookie of the Year.
NASCAR in practice has two earnings levels. There are multi-million dollar drivers, who bring in millions of dollars anually via prize money, bonuses, and sponsorships. Meanwhile, the rest of the drivers get quite a bit less. Development drivers can earn as little as 5 figures. Most mid-tier drivers, meanwhile, can make between $200,000 and $500,000, with a base salary plus either a portion of their prize money or a win bonus.
So what was NASCAR driver James Hylton’s net worth at the time of death? Our estimate for James Hylton’s net worth at death is:
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