Top 20 best-paid British racers

Top 20 best-paid British racers

There are many ways to earn a living in motorsport. But which British drivers are paid the most to race? GARY WATKINS investigates

Who's the highest paid British racing driver? That's an easy question and you probably won't need telling it's Lewis Hamilton, and by some margin. Working out who ranks underneath him in the pay scale of racing Brits is much more difficult.

This is our attempt to come up with a list of the top earners from Britain in our sport and is part of a much wider examination of the British professional racing scene that you can read in this week's Autosport magazine. Of course, it can only be based on informed estimation, because only a handful of sets of eyes will have seen each driver's contract.

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