Tim Wilkerson Net Worth – How Much Is Tim Wilkerson Worth?
Tim Wilkerson is currently 63 years old – to be more precise, his birthday falls on May 25,252nd (i.e. 552600 hours old).
Mr. Clark currently drives a Funny Car sponsored by SCAG Power Equipment and Levi, Ray & Shoup and boasts 24 career wins and 20 No. 1 qualifiers over 27 years of racing experience.
Early Life and Education
Wilkerson graduated from Southeast High School in Springfield and later earned an associate’s degree from Lincoln Land Community College. Since 1990 he has owned and operated Wilkerson’s Service Center and Capital City Machine Shop both located in Springfield; since 1990 he has raced an alcohol funny car, winning back-to-back National Hot Rod Association Division 3 Top Alcohol Funny Car Championships (1994 and 1995).
He has directed both fiction and documentary films, such as the critically-acclaimed “The Oracles of Pennsylvania Avenue”. Additionally, he serves as an assistant professor of media production and storytelling at Wittenberg University in Springfield, Ohio.
He enjoys both scuba diving and golfing for leisure in his free time, while advocating animal rights by donating some of his proceeds to organizations like Humane Society International and ASPCA.
Wilkerson won five NHRA national event championships within his first 11 years as a professional racer, and looks poised to add even more with the Scag Power Equipment Ford Funny Car this year.
Wilkerson Racing out of Springfield, Ill. is one of only two one-car operations ranked within the top-10 Funny Car points standings, while Daniel Wilkerson serves as crew chief on Chad Green’s No. 4 ranked team at Chad Green Raceway near Joliet in Illinois. These father-son duos have met only once during one final at Route 66 Raceway at Joliet.
As Wilkerson enters the season’s final weekend at Brainerd’s ACDelco NHRA Finals, he sits second in Funny Car points behind Jack Beckman but ahead of Cruz Pedregon by 69 points. He hopes for an eighth consecutive win and seventh year as No.1 qualifier.
Achievement and Honors
Tim Wilkerson has been racing Funny Cars at NHRA events for nearly 25 years. His success doesn’t rely on huge budgets from corporate sponsors but instead comes through hard work and collaboration between all members of his pit crew.
He boasts 24 career victories and 20 No.1 qualifiers and has finished in the top ten of championship points standings 16 consecutive seasons.
Wilkerson will compete in select events this year using his newly purchased JCM Racing-powered Levi, Ray & Shoup Ford Shelby Mustang powered by JCM Racing. SCAG Power Equipment will serve as a primary sponsor and longtime tuner and crew chief Richard Hartman will remain part of the team.
Wilkerson is also widely recognized for his distinguished American filmmaking career in fiction, documentary, and animation filmmaking, having received multiple prestigious awards and recognition.
Tim Wilkerson, born February 5, 63rd is an impressive 6ft 2″ man with an incredible physique. His toned muscles and well-groomed locks complete his impressive appeal and add to his rockstar aesthetic.
His son Daniel will replace him as driver of the Scag Power Equipment Ford Funny Car, but he doesn’t plan to retire anytime soon. The Springfield, Illinois privateer now has SCAG Power Equipment as his main sponsor alongside Joe and Cathi Maynard’s team and believes this arrangement meets all his requirements perfectly.
He takes great pleasure in being a father to Daniel and sharing some of his Funny Car knowledge. Together they will work at select events this season.
Tim Wilkerson has amassed an estimated net worth of several million dollars through hard work and the support of family and friends.
Wilkerson, known for his down-to-earth personality and quick comebacks, takes his racing seriously. As one of the NHRA’s nitro pro ranks, he serves as an authority figure providing information and tuning guidance for up-and-coming Funny Car drivers such as Keith Murt, T.J. Zizzo, Buddy Hull and Chad Green–not forgetting his son Daniel–alongside providing mentoring for new drivers like Keith Murt.
Wilkerson and Maynard will field their inaugural racing team as part of a partnership between JCM Racing and SCAG Power Equipment, competing under the name Maynard-Wilkerson Racing from Springfield Illinois.