In 2022, Daytona 500 prize money is rumored to be around $24.6 million. With this purse, the Daytona race will achieve the highest prize money spot in American motorsport history.
The Reward will be shared among drivers as well. If the 2022 edition follows the same share rule, then the winner of the Daytona 500 will take home around $2.06 million. Runner up will collect $1.51 million.
Daytona 500 prize money break down
Let’s take a detailed view of the Daytona race prize money share:
|No. 1||USD 2,064,397|
|No. 2||USD 1,512,975|
|No. 3||USD 1,114,836|
|No. 4||USD 936,544|
|No. 5||USD 784,844|
|No. 6||USD 624,009|
|No. 7||USD 566,133|
|No. 8||USD 529,577|
|No. 9||USD 495,596|
|No. 10||USD 470,354|
Compare with the 2018 prize money which was $18.5 million, the last three years races witness a hike of 23%. However, the 2022 edition race offers $24.6 million which will be the highest to date.