Sam Hornish Jr. is a professional NASCAR racing driver. Jr. was born on July 2, 1979, in Defiance, Ohio. This page examines Sam Hornish Jr.’s net worth.Image Credit: Sarah Stierch
Sam Hornish Jr. raced in a total of 167 NASCAR cup races over a 9 year cup career, with 0 wins, 12 top tens, and 0 poles. Jr.’s best cup position was 26th (2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series). Jr. began NASCAR cup racing with the 2007 NASCAR Nextel Cup Series 2007 Checker Auto Parts 500 Presented by Pennzoil (Phoenix International Raceway). Jr.’s last cup race was the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series 2015 Ford EcoBoost 400 (Homestead-Miami Speedway).
With respect to Busch series races, Jr. competed in 120 for No. 22 (Team Penske), over a 11 year period, with 5 wins, 64 top tens, and 9 poles. Jr.’s best Busch series position was 2nd (2013 NASCAR Nationwide Series). Jr. began Busch series racing with the 2006 NASCAR Busch Series Arizona Travel 200 (Phoenix International Raceway). Jr.’s last Busch race was the 2017 NASCAR Xfinity Series Ford EcoBoost 300 (Homestead-Miami Speedway), and last Busch win was the 2017 NASCAR Xfinity Series Mid-Ohio Challenge (Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course).
Jr. has raced in 1 truck series races over a 1 year truck racing career, with 0 wins, 1 top tens, and 0 poles. Jr.’s best truck race position was 74th (2008 NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series). Jr. began truck series racing with the 2008 NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series Kroger 200 (CWTS) (Martinsville Speedway). Jr.’s last truck race was the 2008 NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series Kroger 200 (CWTS) (Martinsville Speedway).
Jr. is best known for these top achievements: 2001 Indy Racing League season, 2002 Indy Racing League season, 2006 IndyCar Series season champion, and 2006 Indianapolis 500 winner.
Jr. has won several awards, including the 1999 Atlantic Championship season Rookie of the Year, 2004 IndyCar Series season Most Popular Driver, 2006 Indianapolis 500 Scott Brayton Award, and U.S. F2000 National Championship Hall of Fame Inductee (2012 U.S. F2000 National Championship).
NASCAR in practice has two salary tracks. One one hand, there are the mega elite drivers, who get millions of dollars a year through prize money, bonuses, and sponsorships. In contrast, the rest of the drivers receive much less. Young drivers can earn as little as 5 figures. Better known drivers, on the other hand, can make between $200,000 and $500,000, including a base salary in addition to either a cut of their prize money or a success bonus.
So what is NASCAR driver Sam Hornish Jr.’s net worth in 2018? Our estimate for Sam Hornish Jr.’s net worth as of 2018 is: $11 million
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