Ken Schrader Net Worth

December 7, 2023
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Ken Schrader was born on the 29th May 1955, in Fenton, Missouri USA, and is a racing driver who competes in the ARCA Racing Series, NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, Eldora Speedway, and the Camping World Truck Series. Schrader’s career started in 1981.

Have you ever wondered how rich Ken Schrader is, as of early 2017? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Schrader’s net worth is as high as $25 million, an amount earned largely through his successful career as a pro racer. In addition to being on tracks, Schrader also owns I-55 Raceway and is the co-owner of Macon Speedway, which have improved his wealth too.

Ken Schrader Net Worth $25 Million

Ken Schrader started racing in 1971 and was a champion at Lake Hill Speedway in Valley Park, before moving up to sprint cars. In 1980, Ken was the rookie of the year in USAC’s Stock Car Division, and a year later finished third overall. He had a quite decent career in USAC series; winning four sprint car races, then 21 in midgets, six Silver Crown races, and 24 other midget races in various divisions.

In 1984, Schrader debuted in the NASCAR Cup Series, finishing 19th at Nashville, while in 1986 season, he had four top ten finishes, ending at 16th in the standings. Ken secured his first career pole in 1987 at the TranSouth 500, but ended 5th, which was his best finish at the time. In 1988, Ken’s first victory came at the Talladega DieHard 500, and soon after he was victorious at the Ames/Peak 200, then recorded his third win at the Motorcraft Quality Parts 500. In 1994, he finished the season in the fourth place, but after a nine-year association with Hendrick Motorsports, Schrader left to join Andy Petree Racing in 1997. He made several pole positions in the next few years; in 2001, he was involved in an accident in which Dale Earnhardt crashed into the wall and died.

In 2003, Ken joined BAM Racing, but he hasn’t recorded any notable results since then, and has changed teams several times, including to Wood Brothers Racing and Bobby Hamilton Racing, but returned to BAM Racing in 2008 and competed for them until 2013. He then signed a deal with FAS Lane Racing, and ran in the truck series too, and even became the oldest pole setter in any NASCAR series at aged 58. In May 2013, Schrader became the oldest ever ARCA race winner, and then announced his retirement after the season, but returned to drive for Federated Auto Parts and finished fourth at 2014 Truck race at Eldora. Most recently, Ken competed at the Mudsummer Classic in 2015 and 2016 editions of the Mudsummer Classic; Schrader ended in the 12th place.

Regarding his personal life, Ken Schrader is married to Ann and has two children with her; they currently reside in Concord, North Carolina.

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