|Celebrated Name:||Ray Evernham|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Ray Evernham|
|Age:||64 years old|
|Birth Date:||26th August 1957|
|Birth Place:||Hazlet, New Jersey, USA|
|Height:||5 feet 9 inches (176cm)|
|Wife/Spouse (Name):||Erin Crocker|
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||Yes (Ray and Cate)|
|Is Ray Evernham Gay?:||No|
|Net Worth in 2022:||$35 Million|
|Last Updated:||March 2022|
Ray Evernham is an American racing consultant who mainly works for Hendrick companies. Before then, he was an auto racing crew chief for Bill Davis Racing and Hendrick Motorsports. He owned a racingteam known as Evernham Motorsports from 2001 to 2010. His team was a professional stock car racing organization that competed in the NASCAR Cup Series.
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Early Life & Biography
Ray Evernham was born on the 26th of August, 1957 in Hazlet, New Jersey, USA. Other than that, nothing much is known about his life as a child.
Age, Height, Weight and Body Measurements
Being born on 26 August 1957, Ray Evernham is 64 years old as of today’s date 25th March 2022. His height is 176 cm tall, and weight is 60 Kg.
Personal Life: wife, girlfriend, dating, divorce, kids
Ray Evernham is currently married to Erin Crocker after their wedding in 2009. The lovely couple now have 2 children together; Ray and Cate.
Before being the crew chief he is today, Evernham was a modified driver, a separate division called the Modified Division which is still owned and operated by NASCAR. At the age of 26, he was hired by the International Race of Champions (IROC) as a chassis specialist. He was very good at it because he could translate the issues that drivers faced concerning the car’s handling.
In the middle of the 1991 season, Evernham crashed at the Flemington Speedway. The impact he suffered in the accident was quite heavy. It damaged his brain stem which left him with a depth perception impairment.
Later in an interview, he admitted that he was frustrated with his performance as a driver and found himself pushing himself too much. His accident prompted officials to put foam blocks in the corners of the track to reduce the impact.
At the end of 1991, Evernham started working for Alan Kulwicki, a NASCAR driver, but things weren’t going so well for them because they kept clashing with each other. As he was leaving the garage area, he was stopped by Ford engineers, Lee Morse and Preston Miller, who had an opportunity for him.
In the Ford team, he was re-united with Jeff Gordon with whom they worked with in 1990. This was when Evernham did some chassis work for Gordon’s Pontiac team.
He remained as the crew chief for Gordon after he moved up into the Winston Cup Series for Hendrick Motorsports from 1992 to 1999. Together with Gordon, Evernham won 47 Cup races, 3 Cup championships and were the dominant NASCAR team at the time. In 2018, he was voted into the NASCAR Hall of Fame for his work as a crew chief.
Ray Evernham was the crew chief for the ‘Rainbow Warriors’ pit crew which was named for its colourful DuPont Automotive Finishes. Evernham is considered as one of the innovators for improving the duration and efficiency of a pit stop. Instead of using a team of mechanics, Evernham was famed for using a group of specialists who were trained to perfect their individual task.
Ray Evernham has also appeared on TV a number of times mainly as an analyst. He has worked in three separate stints for ESPN and ABC; one in 2000, the other from 2008 to 2010, and the third one from 2012 to 2013. He has also been the host of AmeriCARnaon Velocity since 2013.
Awards & Achievements
Ray Evernham has a respected past and reputation behind him in the world of stock car racing. He has competed both as a driver and as a crew chief and has earned 47 victories and 3 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Championships.
He is also a recipient of the prestigious Smokey Yunick Award, an award meant to recognize the individual who started with humble beginnings to make a major impact on the sport.
Net Worth & Salary of Ray Evernham in 2022
Ray Evernham has competed in the NASCAR championships for over two decades now and is currently one of the most respected members of the sport. He has won his fair share of races and championships and has worked for some of the most prestigious teams in the sport.
Ray Evernham’s participation in the sport has earned him an estimated net worth of $35 Million as of March 2022. Other than his work in NASCAR, nothing much is known about his other sources of income.
Ray Evernham has had a legendary career in stock car racing but still pursues the career he loves the most. He is still performing incredibly with Hendrick Motorsports and is expected to win more championships.