Eight automotive personalities are among the richest 400 Americans, according to Forbes magazine.
First among them is H. Wayne Huizenga, retiring chairman of AutoNation Inc., the nation's largest dealership group. Next is James Moran, a former Chicago dealer whose Deerfield Beach, FL enterprises include a Toyota distributorship, insurance companies and finance & insurance training and consultation.
Here's who's on the list:
|100||H. Wayne Huizenga||Chairman||AutoNation, Inc.||$1.8 billion|
|139||James Moran||Founder||JM&A, World Omni||$1.4 billion|
|185||Billy Joe (Red) McCombs||Owner||McCombs Automotive||$1.1 billion|
|209||William C., James C. France||Owners||International Speedway||$1 billion|
|232||O. Bruton Smith||Chairman||Sonic Automotive, Inc.||$970 million|
|277||William Clay Ford||Director||Ford Motor Co.||$850 million|
|353||Patrick Ryan||Founder||Aon Corporation||$660 million|
|354||Thomas Friedken||Owner||GulfStatesDist.||$650 million|