WRC officials leaked bill of their players salaries 2018-19 available online, and according to that wage bill, Sebastien Ogier is currently highest paid rally driver in 2018 as he is charging $3.7 Million annually on the behalf of contract with M-Sport Ford WRT. On the other side, Thierry Neuville stands at 2nd position by charging $3.3 Million. We have gathered a complete data of highest paid and WRC Rally Drivers Salaries 2018-19.
The 46th season of World Rally Championship started back in March, 2018. The fans and viewers are quite excited to know that how much the WRC Drivers are being paid. So the following details can help them in terms of WRC Drivers salaries for 2018-19 calendar.
According to the leaked bill of WRC Drivers salaries, Sebastien is highest paid one who charges approximatley $3.7 Million each year. Ott Tanak is getting $2.75 Million, while Andreas Mikkelsen from Toyota Yaris is being paid approximatley $2.5 Million.
The following bill explains the details of WRC Drivers Salaries related to different teams. The stats and figures might be wrong, but the chances of error are low.
|Drivers||Contract Bases Salary||WRC Team|
|Sébastien Ogier||$3.7 million||M-Sport Ford WRT|
|Thierry Neuville||$3.3 million||Hyundai Motorsport|
|Ott Tänak||$2.75 million||Toyota Yaris WRC|
|Andreas Mikkelsen||$2.5 million||Toyota Yaris WRC|
|Jari-Matti Latvala||$2.25 million||Toyota Yaris WRC|
|Elfyn Evans||$2.25 million||M-Sport Ford WRT|
|Dani Sordo||$1.12 million||Hyundai Shell Mobis WRT|
|Craig Breen||$1 million||Citroën Total Abu Dhabi WRT|
|Kris Meeke (estimated)||$850,000||Citroën Total Abu Dhabi WRT|
|Sébastien Loeb||$800,000||Citroën Total Abu Dhabi WRT|
|Mads Østberg||$720,000||Citroën Total Abu Dhabi WRT|
|Hayden Paddon (estimated)||$850,000||Hyundai i20 Coupe WRC|
|Esapekka Lappi (estimated||$500,000||Toyota Gazoo Racing WRT|
|Teemu Suninen||$300,000||M-Sport Ford WRT|
|Bryan Bouffier||$275,000||M-Sport Ford WRT|
|Gus Greensmith (estimated)||$225,000||M-Sport World Rally Team|
|Pontus Tidemand||$150,000||Škoda Motorsport|
|Jan Kopecký (estimated)||$120,000||Škoda Motorsport|
|Khalid Al-Qassimi (estimated)||$100,000||Citroën Total Abu Dhabi WRT|
- Sebatien Ogier: Salary+Endorsement Income ($3.7 M)
As mentioned above, he is the highest paid WRC driver in World Rally Championship, who signed contract with M-Sport back in 2017. His income includes both the earning from company and endorsement.
- Thierry Nuevill: Salary+Endorsement Income ($3.5 M)
He is the 2nd highest paid WRC Driver as he is charging $3.5 M annually. The endorsement money of $200,000 makes him the 2nd highest paid WRC Rally Driver in the World.