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Boris Said III was born on 18 September 1962, in New York City, USA, the son of Bob Said, the late Formula One driver and US Olympic bobsled driver. He is a race car driver, probably best known as the 24 Hours of Daytona winner in 1997 and 1998.
So just how rich is Boris Said at present? According to sources, Said has acquired a fortune over $6 million, as of mid-2017, accumulated during his racing career which began in the 1980s.
Boris Said Net Worth $6 million
Said’s foray into the world of racing started in 1987, when he joined the Sports Car Club of America (SCCA), and the following year he was named SCCA rookie of the year. The early ’90s saw him driving for Baer Racing, and then in the International Motor Sports Association (IMSA), winning 15 races, including the 1997 and 1998 24 Hours of Daytona, the 1998 12 Hours of Sebring, as well as the 24 Hours Nürburgring in 2005, being the first American to win the latter race. This success brought him a significant amount of popularity, and contributed to his net worth in a great way.
Meanwhile in 1995, Said joined NASCAR, entering the Craftsman Truck Series driving for Irvan-Simo Racing in 1997. He captured his first career truck series race win in 1998. His wealth grew larger. The same year he joined the Busch Series, driving for Jimmy Spencer, Team Racing and Bobby Rahal, further increasing his fortune.
The following year Said became part of the Winston Cup, driving for teams such as Jasper Motorsports, before joining Evernham Motorsports in 2006. Along with his crew chief Frank Stoddard and Mark Simo, he formed No Fear Racing. After running four Cup races with the team, he joined Latitude 43 Motorsports in 2010, winning his first NASCAR Nationwide Series race at the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve in Montreal. His net worth was further boosted.
Said drove for Phoenix Racing at the Sprint Cup Series road course events in 2011, and joined FAS Lane Racing – later renamed to Go FAS Racing – in the following year, running the Sprint Cup Series road courses. He then ran the road courses for Go Green Racing in 2015, and also drove for Joe Gibbs Racing that season. According to his announcement in 2017, he will next be driving for Circle Sport – The Motorsports Group.
Throughout his career, Said has competed in other series too, including the American Le Mans Series, driving for the PTG Racing Group in 2000, capturing a win at Laguna Seca. He also competed in the Australian V8 Supercar series in 2008, as well as in the X Games in 2007 and 2015. All added to his net worth.
He currently competes part-time in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, driving for Circle Sport – The Motorsports Group.
Throughout his long career as a race car driver, Said has competed in the United States, Europe and Australia in various kinds of races, which has enabled him to achieve a great level of fame and to amass a considerable net worth.
Aside from racing, Said is also a co-owner of K1 Speed karting centers. In addition, he runs a BMW dealership in California. These businesses have served as another source of his wealth.
When it comes to his private life, Said tends to keep it away from public view. Thus, there is no corroborated information known to sources regarding his past or current relationship status. Rumour has it that he has a long-time girlfriend, and a son born in 2004.