Wendell Scott was a professional NASCAR racing driver. Scott died of Spinal cancer, on December 23, 1990, in Danville, Virginia. Scott was born on August 29, 1921, in Danville, Virginia. This page examines Wendell Scott’s net worth.Image Credit: Mike Kalasnik
Wendell Scott raced in a total of 495 NASCAR cup races over a 13 year cup career, with 1 wins, 147 top tens, and 1 poles. Scott’s best cup position was 6th (1966 NASCAR Grand National Series). Scott began NASCAR cup racing with the 1961 NASCAR Grand National Series Spartanburg 200 (Piedmont Interstate Fairgrounds). Scott’s last cup race was the 1974 NASCAR Winston Cup Series National 500 (Charlotte Motor Speedway).
Scott is best known for these top achievements: First African-American in NASCAR, and First African-American winner in the Grand National Series.
Scott has won several awards, including the 1999 International Motorsports Hall of Fame inductee, and 2015 NASCAR Hall of Fame inductee.
NASCAR essentially has two salary levels. There are the mega elite earners, who get millions a year through sponsorships, prizes money and bonuses. However, the rest of NASCAR competitors get a lot less. Development drivers can bring in as little as $50,000. More successful drivers, on the other hand, bring in between $200,000 and $500,000, including a base salary as well as either some percentage of their prize money or a win bonus.
So what was NASCAR driver Wendell Scott’s net worth at the time of death? Our estimate for Wendell Scott’s net worth at death is:
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