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Forbes Names Dale Earnhardt Jr. the Highest-Paid Driver in NASCAR

Every year, Forbes releases a list that ranks the highest-paid drivers in NASCAR. If you're an avid follower of this annual event, you know that Dale Earnhardt Jr. has topped this list for the past four years.Well, if you like, you can now call Earnhardt a five-timer, because he once again sits atop this year's ranking.Here is the list of the highest-paid drivers in NASCAR according to Forbes. The listed amounts are their income from the 2012 season. Dale Earnhardt Jr.—$25.9 million Jimmie Johnson—$23 million Tony Stewart—$18.7 million Jeff Gordon—$18.1 million Carl Edwards—$13.7 million Kevin Harvick—$13 million Danica Patrick—$12.9 million Kyle Busch—$12.5 million Kasey Kahne—$12 mi...

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