Austin Cindric is an American professional stock racing driver. He competes full-time in the NASCAR Cup Series, driving the No.2 Team Penske Ford Mustang. Cindric started his career in semi-professional legends cars and raced in the U.S F2000 National Championship in 2013 and 2014. He is the son of Team Penske President, Tim Cindric and grandson of IndyCar Team owner Jim Trueman.
Cindric made his Camping Truck Series debut at the 2015 Kroger 200 in Martinsville. His Xfinity Series debut came in 2017 when he raced the No.22 Team Penske Ford Mustang at Road America. Cindric’s Cup Series call-up came at the Atlanta Motor Speedway in 2019, where he replaced an ailing Brad Keselowski in the final practice session. He joined Team Penske as a part-time driver in 2021 and joined the series full-time in 2022.
Austin Cindric is reported to have a Net Worth of $1 Million. While most of his earnings come from his racing career, Cindric earns a healthy amount from his multiple sponsors and endorsement deals. His Net Worth has surely seen substantial growth since his triumph at the 2022 Daytona 500.
Austin Cindric’s NASCAR Championship and Wins
Cindric has had a very successful career so far. He scored 1 win and one pole in 29 appearances in the Camping Truck Series. The North Carolina native collected 13 wins and eight poles, along with the 2020 Championship Title in the Xfinity Series. He has achieved 1 win and one pole in the Cup Series so far. His first and only win came at the 2022 Daytona 500.
Austin Cindric’s NASCAR Salary and Endorsements
While accurate figures for Cindric’s salary are not publicly available, considering his Net Worth, one can deduce his annual income to be in the hundreds of thousands. Cindric’s win at the 2022 Daytona 500 reportedly landed him the biggest payday of his career, monetary details of which are unsurprisingly not available to the public. The Team Penske driver has endorsement deals with brands such as MoneyLion, Menards, PPG, Snap-on, Enersys, and LTi Ford Mustang.
Does Austin Cindric have Charity?
In 2014, Cindric raised $13,500for the Special Operations Warrior Organization along with Pirelli CEO Scott Bove. The organization supports the military’s special operation forces and their families. Cindric also participated in the 33rd Stocks for Tots Charity event to benefit children in Iredell County in December 2022.
Austin Cindric’s Sponsors
Cindric boasts a large collection of big named sponsors. He is sponsored by brands such as MoneyLion, Menards, PPG, Snap-on, Enersys, and LTi Ford Mustang. He has also been sponsored by telecom giants, Verizon and Pirtek. Cindric’s primary sponsors are Discount Tire, Autotrader, Freightliner, and Keystone Light. While Cindric’s compensation from these sponsors is not known, it is safe to assume such a large collection of promoters does not come without an ample cash influx
Austin Cindric’s Girlfriend and Family
Cindric prefers to keep his dating life private. While it is reported that the 2020 Xfinity Series Champion is currently enjoying singlehood, no information is available about past partners either. Cindric is the son of Team Penske President Tim Cindric and grandson of IndyCar team owner Jim Trueman. He currently resides in Moorseville, North Carolina.
Austin Cindric’s Teammates
Cindric is partnered with Ryan Blaney and Joey Logano in the Cup Series. Blaney drives the No.12 Team Penske Ford Mustang, and Logano competed in the No.22 Team Penske Ford Mustang. The trio has been teammates since 2022.
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