Net Worth: $40 Million
- Source of Wealth Racing, NASCAR
- Birth Place Cerritos, California
- Full Name Robert W. Gordon
- Nationality American
- Date of Birth January 2, 1969
- Ethnicity American
- Occupation Race car driver
About Robby Gordon
Cerritos, California native Robby Gordon has an estimated net worth of $40 million. He has acquired his net worth as a champion race car driver with NASCAR, Champ Car, Indycar, Trans-Am, IROC and Dakar Rally as well as a reality television star in the series that chronicles his life in race car driving along with his team Robby Gordon Motorsports. He also details the daily operations of his organization called SpeedFactory.tv. He is the founder of Speed energy Drink.
Gordon is regarded as one of the best road course drivers inNASCAR. He is an owner/driver who participated in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series together with Tony Stewart, Joe Nemechek and Michael Waltrip. Among his significant victories include 7 SCORE International championships (1986–90, 1996, 2009), 3 time Baja 1000 winner (1987, 1989, 2006), 3 time Baja 500 winner (1989, 1990, 2005), 9 Dakar Rally stage victories, 3 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series wins (New Hampshire ’01, Infineon 03′, Watkins Glen 03′), 1 NASCAR Sprint Cup Gatorade 125 Win (2003), 1 NASCAR Nationwide Series win (Richmond ’04), 2 CART wins (Phoenix and Detroit ’95), and 1 Central Europe Rally Special wins (2008 CER Stage 5 Scratch 1 winner (1/2 stage) Hummer).
Born Robert W. Gordon on January 2, 1969, he is a six-time off-road champion who moved to sports cars in 1990. He won five GTO races in 1991 and a Trans-America race in 1992. He got his first taste of Indy cars while driving for A.J. Foyt in 1993. In 1995, he went on to win four CART poles and races in Detroit and Phoenix. His first Cup Series came in 1991 when he drove for Junie Donlavey in the Daytona 500. He drove the No.28 Ford for Robert Yates Racing at Talladega Superspeedway in that team’s first race after Davey Allison’s death in 1993. In 1996, he made single starts for Kranefuss-Haas and Dale Earnhardt Inc. before signing on with Felix Sabates. He ran 22 races with the team over the next two years.
Robby Gordon nearly won the 1999 Indianapolis 500 but he ran out of gas in the final gap where he was leading. In 2000, he formed his own Cup team and ran 17 races while earning a 43rd-place finish in the overall standings. He finished fourth at Watkins Glen and ninth at Sears Point.