10 Most Valuable Nascar Teams – Most Expensive Nascar Teams

No. 1: Hendrick Motorsports

Value: $350 million
1-year change: 0%
Profit: $18.2 million

Revenues are 26% higher than the next-highest-grossing Nascar team. All four drivers were among the top seven in merchandise sales in 2010.


No. 2: Roush Fenway Racing

Value: $224 million
1-year change: -6%
Profit: $8.6 million

Aflac’s sponsorship of Carl Edwards’ No. 99 car is one of the richest in Nascar at $26 million a year. It expires this year, as does Edwards’ deal with Roush.


No. 3: Richard Childress Racing

Value: $158 million
1-year change: 3%
Profit: $5.9 million

Childress added a fourth car this year after running three in 2010. The car driven by Paul Menard is sponsored by retailer Menards, founded by the driver’s father.


No. 4: Joe Gibbs Racing

Value: $152 million
1-year change: 6%
Profit: $8.7 million

Gibbs is celebrating its 20th anniversary in Nascar this year, and has seen 88 Sprint Cup wins and three titles in that time. Denny Hamlin won eight races last year and narrowly missed taking down Jimmie Johnson for the overall crown.


No. 5: Penske Racing

Value: $100 million
1-year change: -9%
Profit: $4.5 million

The drop in value comes as Penske is down a car this year with sponsorship for only two Cup teams. Shell-Pennzoil signed on as a sponsor with business-to-business opportunities to provide oil and gas to Penske’s car dealerships.


No. 6: Stewart-Haas

Value: $95 million
1-year change: -3%
Profit: $5.9 million

ExxonMobil inked a deal to act as co-primary sponsor of the No. 14 car, for an estimated $10 million annually.


No. 7: Michael Waltrip Racing

Value: $90 million
1-year change: 2%
Profit: $5.8 million

A joint-venture created Pastrana-Waltrip Racing for supercross legend Travis Pastrana to race seven Nationwide events in 2011 and 20 next year.


No. 8: Earnhardt Ganassi Racing

Value: $76 million
1-year change: 7%
Profit: $5.2 million

Chip Ganassi became the first owner to win the Daytona 500, Indianapolis 500 and Brickyard 500 in the same year.


No. 9: Richard Petty Motorsports

Value: $60 million
1-year change: -52%
Loss: $5.4 million

Petty is expected to have revenues of $50 million this year with a profit margin of 10%.


No. 10: Red Bull Racing Team

Value: $58 million
1-year change: -2%
Loss: $2.8 million

Former driver Scott Speed filed a $6.5 million lawsuit against Red Bull after being dropped as a driver. Speed argues a three-year contract extension was in place. Red Bull claims an out clause existed based on performance.


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