Hendrick valued as top NASCAR team by Forbes
Forbes' annual rankings show that Hendrick Motorsports is the most valuable team in NASCAR for the second consecutive year.
Forbes' report released Wednesday shows NASCAR's top team is worth $350 million. But the report claims the average team value has declined $5 million over the past year.
Roush Fenway Racing is ranked second at a value of $238 million, and Richard Childress Racing is ranked third at $153 million.
Joe Gibbs Racing ($144 million) and Richard Petty Motorsports ($124 million) round out the top five.
Forbes says the value of a top 10 team in NASCAR has dropped 10 percent since 2008.
Forbes ranked three Hendrick drivers as the highest paid in NASCAR. Dale Earnhardt Jr. is first at $30 million, followed by Jeff Gordon ($27 million) and Jimmie Johnson ($23 million.)
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