NASCAR is one of the leading sports racing league . But how much do they pit crew members earn. How they help a driver to get lead in the race with their skills of tire changing and instructions . There are three different categories of race league take place every year. Which include (Camping World Truck Series , XFINITY Series , and Sprint Cup Series) . In each of these league the earning’s of the pit crew members were different .
Here you will get more relevant information how much money they made from each race and annually. The most earning person in the pit team is (Crew Chief) who leads his squad and makes decision when the right time to make changes to the car during the race and inform the driver .
|Category||Guaranteed||Bonus & Winnings|
|Per Race||$50,000||$7,500 – $10,000|
|Annual||$600,000||$20,000 – $25,000|
The whole team of pit crew members works together so that they can bring good result. A single mistake during the pit stop can cause a major damage to the ride. They will get bonus earnings if their team make to the top 10 positions of season.
We are not sure how much accurate money is provided to the crew members as winning bonus but in the table you will see the estimated earnings in the form of bonus earned by the Nascar pit crew.
|Members||Raceday Earnings||Winning Bonus|
|Crew Chief||$12,000 – $20,000||$1500 – $2000|
|Fueler||$1800 – $2200||$400|
|Front Tire Changer||$1200||$350|
|Front Tire Carrier||$1000||$300|
|Rear Tire Changer||$1200||$350|
|Rear Tire Carrier||$1000||$300|
The main person who controls all the activities of the pit crew members. He is the first person who is in contact with driver during the race. Its his job to let driver know when the right time to take pit stop.
The main duty of the spotter is to let the driver know what is going on the track . He take position on the top grand stands or other supporting buildings to checkout the entire track.
If we say he is the main part of the pit stop during the race then it might not be the wrong . Because he rise the both sides of the car with using of a 22-pound (10 kg) jack and he signals the driver during the pit stop when to leave and his job is complete.
The two tire changers work as fast as they can remove the old tires and changed them to the new one once the car make entrance towards the pit. The change tires with carefully according to the weather situation and track response. Tire changers well aware about soft, hard and wet tires.
His duty is to complete the fuel tank as much as needed during the race . He is acquired with the special gas tank with which he finished