How much money does WRC drivers get paid each season for their performances on different rally tracks. Rally drivers with potential driving skills get paid better as compared to some other sports racing drivers. Sébastien Ogier, Thierry Neuville, Jari-Matti Latvala and Ott Tänak are the top paid drivers currently. Some the drivers get extension in their contracts on base of their performance. Sources claimed that a rally driver get paid maximum ($2.75 million) from his contract which include winning bonus.
All the details of the drivers salaries were taken from trusted sources. Some drivers salaries were estimated which include (Kris Meeke, Esapekka Lappi and Eric Camilli). If there is any information about the rally driver bonus you can get here all details about that.
|Sébastien Ogier||$3.5 million||M-Sport World Rally Team|
|Thierry Neuville||$2.75 million||Hyundai Motorsport|
|Ott Tänak||$2 million||M-Sport World Rally Team|
|Craig Breen||$1.5 million||Citroën Total Abu Dhabi WRT|
|Jari-Matti Latvala||$1 million||Toyota GAZOO Racing WRT|
|Elfyn Evans||$1 million||M-Sport World Rally Team|
|Hayden Paddon||$900,000||Hyundai Motorsport|
|Andreas Mikkelsen||$1 million||Volkswagen Motorsport II|
|Stéphane Lefebvre||$650,000||Citroën Total Abu Dhabi WRT|
|Juho Hänninen||$550,000||Toyota GAZOO Racing WRC|
|Kris Meeke||$500,000||Citroën Total Abu Dhabi WRT|
|Esapekka Lappi||$500,000||Toyota GAZOO Racing WRT|
#1: Sébastien Ogier: Annual Salary ($3.5 million): WRC Team (M-Sport World Rally Team):
Sébastien Ogier is one of the most money making rally driver in the world. He won the WRC championship title five consecutive time since (2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017). A driver get extra increase in their salaries of the new contract before the season claimed by a sports magazine (TSM Play) in 2015.
#2: Thierry Neuville: Annual Salary ($2.75 million): WRC Team (Hyundai Motorsport):
Thierry Neuville who finished second time runner-up for the World Rally Championship title this year. He earned 2.75 million per year from his contract which include racing winning bonus. He is hopefull to get good results in the upcoming season of 2018 WRC.
#3: Ott Tänak: Annual Salary ($2 million): WRC Team (M-Sport World Rally Team):
Ott Tänak the 30 year old (Estonia driver) is active in world rally championship since 2009. He won 2 rallies in his career so far. He finished at third place in 2017 season of World Rally championship. Its one of the best results of his career so far.