The upcoming FIA World Rally Championship, dates for the season 2023 announced. The WRC teams made possible changes to their drivers and Co-drivers. Thierry Neuville and Sébastien Ogier hold the most expensive contract deal. WRC drivers salaries based on their contract deal and sponsorship money reported. Some drivers payout details based on how much Rally drivers earn in a year.
|Drivers||Base Salary||Entrant Team||Contracts|
|Pierre-Louis Loubet||$375k||M-Sport Ford WRT||2023|
|Ott Tänak||$1.3m||M-Sport Ford WRT||2023|
|Esapekka Lappi||$400k||Hyundai Shell Mobis WRT||2023|
|Dani Sordo||$550k||Hyundai Shell Mobis WRT||2023|
|Thierry Neuville||$1.5m||Hyundai Shell Mobis WRT||2023|
|Craig Breen||$625k||Hyundai Shell Mobis WRT||2023|
|Sébastien Ogier||$1.5m||Toyota Gazoo Racing WRT||2023|
|Takamoto Katsuta||$350k||Toyota Gazoo Racing WRT||2023|
|Elfyn Evans||$500k||Toyota Gazoo Racing WRT||2023|
|Kalle Rovanperä||$600k||Toyota Gazoo Racing WRT||2023|
|Jourdan Serderidis||$250k||M-Sport Ford WRT||2023|
Who is the highest paid WRC Driver based on salaries?
The top experienced drivers like Thierry Neuville earn upto $1.5m a season. Ott Tanak signed new deal with M-Sport Ford WRT for a year, he will not earn less than $1,3m a year. Neuville and Ogier highest paid drivers in WRC currently with contract worth of $1.5m a year.
- WRC drivers earn extra money based on sponsorship deals they signed during the season. The teams never revealed how much they pay to the drivers for the sponsorship agreement.
- Ott Tanak, Sordo, Breen and Ogier contract base salary reported by the top media UK and US media outlets.
Adrien Fourmaux, could not show much effort last season, he was demoted to the WRC2 program. Hyundai team retain their top relation with top driver Thierry Neuville and co-driver Martijn Wydaeghe. Lorenzo Bertelli status for the year 2023 confirmed but yet team is not announced for whom he drives however, some sources reported he might also be on the team of Toyota.
How Much WRC co-drivers Earn per Season?
The teams always try to pick perfect partner for the main driver, for the WRC season. Martijn Wydaeghe hold deal with the team of Hyundai for another season. A co-driver earn maximum salary upto $500k a season. Some co-drivers salaries estimated.
|Co-Drivers||Base Salary||WRC Team||Contracts|