I dont know about the other teams but for Ferrari
Massa is believed to earn about $11m, which is dwarfed by the at least $30m earned by his team-mate, the 2007 champion Kimi Raikkonen, who finished this year's championship in third place.
In 2008, the top-earning NASCAR drivers make more money off the
racetrack than on it.
Jeff Gordon, the sport's all-time leading money winner, made $32 million
over the last year; $17 million came from endorsements and royalties on
merchandise, and $15 million came from his salary and race winnings.
Dale Earnhardt Jr., the second-highest earner at $31 million, made
$21 million from licensing and endorsement income from the likes of
PepsiCo (nyse: PEP - news - people ), Anheuser-Busch (nyse: BUD -
news - people ) and Adidas (other-otc: ADDDY.PK - news - people ).
Earnhardt's passionate following, which has its origins in his famous
father's career, has translated into an abundance of riches despite his
declining performance (he won six Sprint Cup races in 2004 but only two
H/T to Peter J. Schwartz @ www.forbes.com
Don't start none...won't be none.