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It’s good to be Rick Hendrick right about now.
He’s the founder of the Hendrick Automotive Group, which is the largest privately held automobile dealership in America and the sixth-largest overall. There are 95 dealerships in 13 states, representing 29 different automotive nameplates. In 2014, the company’s sales topped $7.5 billion, which is an impressive number that will go up this year. The Hendrick Automotive Group employs more than 10,000 people now.