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All You Need to Know About Rick Hendrick and his Yacht Wheels
Yacht Name: Wheels - Yacht Length: 49.7 m ( 163 ft) - Guests: 12 in 6 cabins - Crew: 8 in 4 cabins - Builder: Trinity -2009 - IMO: 9556923 - Yacht Value: US$ 35 million - Owners Name: Rick Hendrick - Hendrick Net Worth: US$ 1 billion - Owners Company: Hendrick Automotive - Owners Country: USA - Rick Hendrick is the owner of the NASCAR team Hendrick Motorsports
Yacht Wheels - Rick Hendrick
Rick Hendrick is the owner of the yacht Wheels.
Who is Rick Hendrick?
He is a USA based billionaire car dealer and founder of Hendrick Automotive and Hendrick Motorsports.
The Hendrick Automotive Group is largest privately held automotive dealership group in the USA. Hendrick has 140 dealerships which sell around 200,000 cars per year (and they service 2.6 million vehicles per year). The company was started in 1976 when Rick Hendrick sold his assets to start a Chevrolet dealer franchise. He became the youngest Chevrolet dealer in the USA. The company now has more than 10,000 employees and sells brands as Toyota, BMW, Volvo, Mercedes and Porsche.
Hendrick Motorsports is active in Nascar’s Sprint Cup Series. The company was founded in 1984 and since then has won more than 200 races and 12 championships. Hendrick is second on NASCAR’s all-time Cup victories list and leads all owners in modern-era wins. Hendrick was inducted into the NASCAR Hall of Fame in 2017 and the International Motorsports Hall of Fame in 2013
Hendrick Family Foundation
Hendrick and his wife Linda are active philanthropists through their Hendrick Family Foundation. The Foundation supports vulnerable children and provides food and holiday meals for poor families.
The net worth of Rick Hendrick is estimated at US$ 1 billion. His companies realize more than US$ 9 billion in annual sales.
Hendrick owns a Gulfstream G-V private jet with registration N500RH. A Gulfstream G-V has a market value of around US$ 15 million. A G-V has the capacity for 12 guests.
Rick Hendrick House
Rick and his wife Linda live in a large mansion in a gated community in Charlotte, NC. The house is situated next to a golf court.
Trinity Yacht Wheels
The yacht Wheels was built at Trinity Yachts and delivered in 2009. The yacht Wheels can accommodate 12 guests in 6 cabins. Her interior is designed by Scott Carpenters. Wheels is powered by two Caterpillar engines, which give her a top speed of 19 knots. Wheels is available for charter through Fraser Yachts. Hendrick also owns a 24 meter sport fisher named Reel Wheels.