At 2:00 pm Sunday 2/26/17  the NASCAR racing season roars to life with the 59th annual running of "The Great American Race" --the Daytona 500!

The Daytona International Speedway will be party central with a pre-race concert by Lady Antebellum.  Jordin Sparks will belt out the national anthem under the watchful eye and twisted nose of grand marshal actor Owen Wilson.

More than a million and a half dollars will go to the winner which is a great start on the 2017 money list.

Who makes the most for going fast? Well, according to Forbes Magazine these are the top dogs of driving.

11.Kasey Kahne and Brad Keselowski, $10.8 million
10. Joey Logano, $11 million
9. Matt Kenseth, $11.5 million
8. Tony Stewart, $12 million
7. Danica Patrick, $12.2 million
6. Carl Edwards, $12.3 million
5. Kevin Harvick, $13.9 million
4. Kyle Busch, $15 million
3. Denny Hamlin, $15.2 million
2. Dale Earnhardt, Jr, $21.1 million
1. Jimmie Johnson, $21.8 million

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