Formula One (also known as Formula 1 or F1) is the highest class of international auto racing for single-seater racing cars sanctioned by the Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA). As Formula 1 enjoys vast success, the drivers, who provide most of the action on the tracks enjoy financial gains from their exploits. Often, the most successful drivers on the racetracks have enjoyed the most financial success, which arises from lucrative contracts and mouth-watering endorsement deals with top brands.
Here are the top 10 richest F1 drivers in the world.
|1.||Michael Schumacher||$600 million|
|2.||Lewis Hamilton||$285 million|
|3.||Kimi Räikkönen||$250 million|
|4.||Fernando Alonso||$240 million|
|5.||Jenson Button||$150 million|
|6.||Sebastian Vettel||$140 million|
|7.||Eddie Irvine||$120 million|
|8.||Ralf Schumacher||$100 million|
|9.||David Coulthard||$80 million|
|10.||Nico Rosberg||$50 million|