Love, of Money…
There’s more than track position on the line when Christopher Bell, Ryan Blaney, William Byron and Kyle Larson battle at Phoenix Motor Speedway for the Cup Series crown on Sunday.
The quartet, which has 15 wins between it, is more than accustomed to strutting into victory lane. But one more trek in the confetti will cement their place in NASCAR history. They can also net themselves quite a bit of change in the process.
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So, just how much is up for grabs when Bell, Blaney, Byron and Larson duel under the beaming Phoenix sun? Here’s what you ned to know about the Cup Series Championship purse ahead of Sunday’s season finale.
Cup Series Championship purse: $11,143,232
The Cup Series Championship purse is $11,143,232 per Bob Pockrass. The payouts consist of prize money for finishing positions, plus per-race payouts from charters and contingency awards, among other factors.
The exact breakdown of the prize money handed to each Cup Series Championship driver is unknown. NASCAR distributes purse money to teams. As such, the figures are not made public.