L. D. Austin was a professional NASCAR racing driver. Austin died on August 25, 1971. Austin was born on September 17, 1918, in Greenville, North Carolina. This page examines L. D. Austin’s net worth.
L. D. Austin raced in a total of 169 NASCAR cup races over a 6 year cup career, with 0 wins, 54 top tens, and 0 poles. Austin’s best cup position was 6th (1958 NASCAR Grand National Series). Austin began NASCAR cup racing with the 1957 NASCAR Grand National Series Race 4 (Daytona Beach and Road Course). Austin’s last cup race was the 1962 NASCAR Grand National Series Race 1 (Concord Speedway).
Auto racing practically has two pay structures. One one hand, there are the mega elite drivers, who pull in millions of dollars anually via prize money, bonuses, and sponsorships. However, the rest of NASCAR competitors receive significantly less. Newer drivers can receive as little as 5 figures. Most mid-tier drivers, in contrast, earn between $200,000 and $500,000, with a base salary as well as either a percent of their prize money or a win bonus.
So what was NASCAR driver L. D. Austin’s net worth at the time of death? Our estimate for L. D. Austin’s net worth at death is:
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