Richard Childress Net Worth is$200 Million
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Profession: Racecar driver
Date of Birth: Sep 21, 1945
Country: United States of America
What is Richard Childress' net worth? Richard Childress' net worth is $200 million dollars. Born in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, Richard Childress professional racing career began on a strange note, when he was drafted to race after the current NASCAR riders went on strike. Though he only proved to be an average driver, with a third-place finish in 1978 being his personal best, he would prove to be an excellent manager. After winning with his driver, Ricky Rudd in 1983, Childress began to recruit more drivers, including Dale Earnhardt, who would go on to win multiple championships. His team, Richard Childress Racing (RCR) has gone on to be one of the most successful in NASCAR history. It currently consists of Sprint Cup Drivers, Paul Menard, Kevin Harvick, Jeff Burton, and Clint Bowyer; Nationwide Series driver, Austin Dillon; Camping World Truck driver, Joey Coulter; and Arca Re/Max Series drivers, Tim George, Jr. and Ty Dillon. In addition to his NASCAR work, he has also opened the Richard Childress Racing Museum, and the Childress Vineyards Winery in nearby Lexington.
Richard Childress (born September 21, 1945) is a former NASCAR driver and the current team owner of Richard Childress Racing (RCR). As a business entrepreneur, Childress became one of the wealthiest men in North Carolina. A 2003/2004 business venture was the opening of a vineyard in the Yadkin Valley AVA, an American Viticultural Area located in North Carolina. Childress was born in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.
Childress' career in NASCAR's top levels started auspiciously as a drivers' strike at Talladega Superspeedway left NASCAR President William France Sr. looking for replacement drivers. Childress was such a driver, and started his first race as a replacement.
By 1971, Childress began racing on the top level as an independent driver, using the number 96. He changed to number 3 in 1976 as a tribute to Junior Johnson's past as a driver. Although he never won as a driver, he proved to be average behind the wheel registering six top-5, seventy-six top-10 finishes, with a career-best of third in 1978.
He retired from driving in 1981 after Rod Osterlund sold his NASCAR team to J.D. Stacy, and Osterlund's driver, Dale Earnhardt, did not want to drive for Stacy. Childress, with recommendations from R. J. Reynolds Tobacco, chose to retire and put Earnhardt behind the wheel of his #3 car, complete with Wrangler Jeans sponsorship.
That first alliance lasted for the season. Ricky Rudd was hired in 1982 and drove for two years, giving Childress his first career victory in June 1983 at Riverside. Earnhardt returned for the 1984 season, and together with Childress formed one of the most potent combinations in NASCAR history. They won championships in 1986, 1987, 1990, 1991, 1993, and 1994.
In the mid-1990s, Childress began expanding his racing empire, fielding entries in the Busch Series and Craftsman Truck Series. The team won the 1995 Craftsman Truck Series championship with driver Mike Skinner in the series' first season. He also expanded to a two-car opera

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Helton, Childress discuss Talladega's impact

Duo recalls fond memories about track during 'The Business of NASCAR' panel NASCAR President Mike Helton and team owner Richard Childress were part of a panel to discuss the business in NASCAR, Talladega Superspeedway's role in the sport and more.
Posted: July 10, 2014, 2:19 pm

RCR Nationwide Series Chicagoland Speedway Post Race Report

Brian Scott qualified on the pole for the EnjoyIllinois.com 300 at Chicagoland Speedway. Richard Childress Racing teammate Ty Dillon started on the outside pole position in second, followed by Brendan Gaughan and Cale Conley wrapping up the ninth and 10th ...
Posted: July 20, 2014, 8:15 am

Brian Scott Lands coors Light Pole at Chicagoland

Scott, driving the Richard Childress Racing No. 2 Chevrolet, turned a fast lap of 177.807 mph around the 1.5-mile track. He'll start first in Saturday night's EnjoyIllinois.com 300 (8:30 p.m. ET, ESPN2), the 18th race of the season for the series.
Posted: July 19, 2014, 8:46 pm
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