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July 15th, 2017 - Smith Attends Skidmore Memorial at Elkins Raceway
1Behind the wheel of the Victory Circle Auto Sales #22 Super Late Model, G.R. Smith invaded Lernerville Speedway (Sarver, Pennsylvania) on Friday night competing in a field of 13 Precise Racing Products DIRTcar Super Late Models. Bringing home a Top 5 finish in the 25-lap feature, Smith landed a 3rd place spot behind Michael Norris and Alex Ferree with Matt Lux and Ed Ferree completing the Top 5 finishers.

1Saturday night brought G.R. to Elkins Raceway (Kerens, West Virginia) for the unsanctioned Skidmore Memorial. In a field of 26 cars, Smith started the night off with a heat race win by a straightaway locking his spot into the Dash. Moving up two positions, G.R. landed a 6th place finish earning him the 6th-starting position for the $5,000-to-win A-Main. Working his way up to challenge for the top spot by third lap, Smith was making a pass for the lead following a caution until another car bumped him off the track. Joining the field from the tail, G.R. Smith charged through the field 14 spots in the remaining laps to place 6th. (Tommy Michaels photo)

For more results from these events, please visit www.Dirtcar.Life and www.ElkinsRaceway.net.

July 7th, 2017 - Podium Finish With LOLMDS at Fayetteville
1G.R. Smith made the short trip to Fayetteville Motor Speedway (Fayetteville, North Carolina) on Thursday night for the Wayne Gray Memorial. With 25 Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series competitors on hand, Smith secured his spot into the $10,000-to-win A-Main with a 10-lap heat race win. Rolling off 2nd for the feature, G.R. fell one position in the 50-lapper to place 3rd behind Chris Ferguson and Gregg Satterlee with Josh Richards and Steve Francis completing the Top 5 finishers. (Heath Lawson photo)

1On Friday night with the 29 cars signed in at Cherokee Speedway (Gaffney, South Carolina) for the 19th annual Grassy Smith Memorial, Smith secured his spot into the feature with the 4th and final transfer spot in his heat race. With $10,000 on the line, G.R. improved one spot in the 50-lap affair recording a 15th place outing.

For more results from these events, please visit www.LucasDirt.com.

July 2nd, 2017 - Smith Visits Tyler County for AMRA Sanctioned Weekend
1After Mother Nature ruined his plans on Friday night at Elkins Raceway (Kerens, West Virginia), G.R. Smith headed to Tyler County Speedway (Middlebourne, West Virginia) on Saturday for the two-day America Motor Racing Association sanctioned program. Bringing home a Top 5 finish in the opening night, Smith posted a 5th place spot behind Corey Conley, Zach Dohm, Jared Hawkins, and Derek Doll.

Returning on Sunday for the Earl Hill Memorial, Smith fell short of a Top 10 finish with a 15th place outing.

For more results from these events, please visit www.TylerCountySpeedwayonline.com.

June 24th, 2017 - G.R. Smith Wins Uncle Sam 30 at Lernerville
1G.R. Smith visited Lernerville Speedway Sarver, Pennsylvania) on Thursday for the World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series sanctioned Firecracker 100. After persistent rain in the area cancelled both preliminary events on Thursday and Friday, Smith was one of 45 cars signed in on Saturday for one preliminary feature and the $30,000-to-win main event. Following the fourth fastest time in his qualifying group, G.R. came up one spot short of a transfer position in his heat race with a 5th place outing. Transferring into the B-Main for another shot at the $6,000-to-win show, Smith edged his way with 3rd and final transfer position in his consolation event. Starting in 22nd, G.R. Smith fell one spot in the 30-lapper recording a 23rd place outing.

1Later on Saturday evening, Smith logged a 7th place finish in his heat race giving him one final shot at the $30,000-to-win A-Main with a B-Main appearance. Sending the Top 3, G.R. dropped one spot in the 12-lap consolation to place 7th, transferring him into the Uncle Sam 30 Non-qualifiers feature. Working his way into the lead by lap 8, Smith held off the field in the remaining 22 to circuits to pick up his first win of the season and the $3,000 payday. (Ken Kelly photo)

For more results from these events, please visit www.WoOLMS.com.

June 13th, 2017 - Smith Visits Laurens County Speedway for Shrine Race
1Returning with the Carolina Clash Super Late Model Series, G.R. Smith headed to Laurens County Speedway (Laurens, South Carolina) on Tuesday night for the 36th annual Shrine Race. Drawing 18 cars for the $4,000-to-win A-Main, Smith laid down the second fastest time overall in qualifying locking him on the front row for the feature. Hanging on to a Top 10 finish, G.R. slipped back to a 10th place outing in the 35-lap affair.

For more results from this event, please visit www.CarolinaClash.com.

June 10th, 2017 - Runner-up Finish in School's Out 40 at Fayetteville
1On Saturday night G.R. Smith made the short trip to Fayetteville Motor Speedway (Fayetteville, North Carolina) for the Carolina Clash Super Late Model Series sanctioned event. In a field of 21 cars, Smith edged his way into the feature with the fourth fastest time overall in qualifying. Rolling off 4th for the School’s Out 40 A-Main, G.R. improved two spots in the 40-lapper registering a runner-up finish behind Chris Ferguson with Johnny Pursley, Dennis Franklin, and Josh Langley completing the Top 5 finishers.

For more results from this event, please visit www.CarolinaClash.com.

June 3rd, 2017 - G.R. Smith Opens Appalachian Mountain Speedweek Series at Hagerstown
1 G.R. Smith kicked off the Ernie D’s Appalachian Mountain Speedweek Series on Wednesday night at Hagerstown Speedway (Hagerstown, Maryland). With a stout field of 55 Super Late Models registered in for action, G.R. timed in 3rd fastest in his qualifying group but slipped back to a 11th place outing in his heat race. Transferring into the B-Main for another shot at the opening night feature, Smith improved five spots to place 11th but came short of a transfer position.

Thursday night brought 43 cars to Susquehanna Speedway (Newberrytown, Pennsylvania) for another $4,000-to-win A-Main. Following the fastest time in his qualifying group, Smith locked his spot into the A-Main with a 4th place finish in his heat. Starting in 14th for the feature, G.R. dropped back to a 17th place outing in the 40-lapper.

1For the third stop of the Appalachian Mountain Speedweek Series, Smith was one of 33 cars signed in at Bedford Speedway (Bedford, Pennsylvania) on Friday for the Gigs Foor Tribute. Losing one spot in his heat race, G.R. edged his way into the $5,000-to-win feature with a 6th place finish. Rolling off 18th, G.R. charged through the field seven spots to place 11th. (Howie Balis photo)

1On Saturday night G.R. Smith traveled to Virginia Motor Speedway (Jamaica, Virginia) for the ULTIMATE Super Late Model Series sanctioned USA 100. After timing in fourth fastest in his qualifying group, Smith placed 6th in his heat race positioning him 17th on the starting grid for the feature. With $20,000 on the line, G.R. Smith jumped up three spots in the 60-lap affair recording a 14th place finish.

For more results from this event, please visit www.lmSpeedweek.com and www.ULTIMATESupers.com.

May 29th, 2017 - Hard Contact in Feature at Volunteer Speedway Ends Smith's Night
1Back with the ULTIMATE Super Late Model Series, G.R. Smith invaded Volunteer Speedway (Bulls Gap, Tennessee) on Monday night for the Freedom Isn’t Free 50. Following the fourth fastest time in his qualifying group, Smith locked his spot into the $6,000-to-win feature with a 2nd place finish in his heat behind Ross Bailes. After battling in the Top 5 early in the 50-lapper, Smith got smashed into by another competitor destroying his left-front suspension. Unable to finish the race, G.R. was credited with an 18th place outing.

For more results from this event, please visit www.ULTIMATESupers.com.

May 19th, 2017 - Top 10 Finish at Carolina Speedway with ULTIMATE
1Powering the Victory Circle Auto Sales #22 Super Late Model, G.R. Smith was one of 24 cars signed in at Carolina Speedway (Gastonia, North Carolina) on Friday for the event sanctioned by both the ULTIMATE Super Late Model Series and the Carolina Clash Super Late Model Series. Registering the tenth fastest time overall in qualifying, Smith locked into the 10th-starting position for the $4,000-to-win A-Main. Passing three cars in the 40-lap affair, G.R. Smith posted a 7th place spot.

Saturday's ULTIMATE sanctioned program at Lavonia Speedway (Lavoniva, Georgia) was postponed due to the weather.

For more results from this event, please visit www.ULTIMATESupers.com.

May 6th, 2017 - G.R. Smith Competes with World of Outlaws at FMS
1On Saturday night G.R. Smith traveled to Fayetteville Motor Speedway (Fayetteville, North Carolina) for the World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series sanctioned Tar Heel 50. Losing two positions in his heat race, Smith logged a 7th place outing earning him the 20th-starting position for the feature. With $10,000 on the line, G.R. dropped one spot in the 50-lapper to place 21st.

For more results from this event, please visit www.WoOLMS.com.

April 29th, 2017 - Mechanical Issues End Smith's Night at Dublin
1G.R. Smith made the trip to Dublin Motor speedway (Dublin, North Carolina) on Saturday night for the ULTIMATE Super Late Model Series sanctioned Rattlesnake Rumble. Following the second fastest time in his group behind Chris Ferguson, Smith scored an 8-lap heat race win positioning him on the pole for the $10,000-to-win A-Main. Running into mechanical issues on the second lap, G.R. Smith was forced to pull off bringing a disappointing end to his night.

For more results from this event, please visit www.ULTIMATESupers.com.

April 22nd, 2017 - G.R. Smith Attends Ultimate Spring Classic at Senoia
1Back with the ULTIMATE Super Late Model Series, G.R. Smith visited Senoia Raceway (Senoia, Georgia) on Saturday night for the Spring Classic. Transferring the Top 5 qualifiers from each group, Smith logged the eleventh fastest time sending him into the B-Main. Needing to place in the Top 6 to make the $4,000-to-win A-Main, G.R. edged his way with a 6th place finish. Rolling of 24th, G.R. Smith improve five spots in the 40-lapper registering a 19th place outing.

For more results from this event, please visit www.ULTIMATESupers.com.

April 15th, 2017 - Smith Follows Ultimate Series to Modoc Raceway
1Behind the wheel of the Victory Circle Auto Sales #22 Super Late Model, G.R. Smith was one 20 Super Late Models signed in at Modoc Raceway (Modoc, South Carolina) on Saturday for the ULTIMATE Super Late Model Series sanctioned event. Timing in 11th fastest overall in qualifying, Smith earned the 11th-starting position for the Jack Starrette Memorial A-Main. Falling one spot short of a Top 5 finish, G.R. jumped up five spots in the 50-lapper to place 6th. (Richard Barnes photo)

For more results from this event, please visit www.ULTIMATESupers.com.

April 8th, 2017 - Bad Luck for G.R. Smith at Virginia Motor Speedway
1On Saturday night G.R. Smith made the trek to Virginia Motor Speedway (Jamaica, Virginia) for the ULTIMATE Super Late Model Series sanctioned program. Drawing 34 Super Late Models for the $20,000-to-win Aaron’s King of the Commonwealth, Smith registered a 6th place finish in his heat race sending him into the B-Main for another shot at the feature. Running into mechanical issues before his consolation event was underway, G.R. was prevented from making it out for the B-Main.  

For more results from this event, please visit www.ULTIMATESupers.com.

April 1st, 2017 - Smith Places in Top 10 at Friendship Motor Speedway
1G.R. Smith invaded Boyd’s Speedway (Ringgold, Georgia) on Friday night for the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series sanctioned contest. With 32 cars signed in for the $10,000-to-win A-Main, Smith logged a 8th place finish in his heat race sending him into the B-Main. Needing to place in the Top 3 to make the show, G.R. slipped back to an 8th place outing.  

1On Saturday Smith stopped at Friendship Motor Speedway (Elkin, North Carolina) for the Carolina Clash Super Late Model Series sanctioned event. Following the fifth fastest time in a field of 17 cars, Smith suffered a flat-tire while running in 3rd on lap-31 of the A-Main sending him back to a 9th place finish.  

For more results from these events, please visit www.LucasDirt.com and www.CarolinaClash.com.

March 25th, 2017 - Podium Finish for Smith in Ed Gibbons Memorial at Fayetteville
1Entering the Carolina Clash Super Late Model Series sanctioned event, G.R. Smith traveled to Fayetteville Motor Speedway (Fayetteville, North Carolina) on Saturday night for the Ed Gibbons Memorial. In a field of 24 Super Late Models, Smith locked his spot into the $5,000-to-win A-Main with the third fastest time in qualifying. Rolling off 3rd, G.R. jumped one position in the 40-lapper posting a runner-up spot behind Zach Mitchell with Brett Hamm, Johnny Pursley, and Ben Watkins completing the Top 5 finishers.  (Joseph Swann photo)

For more results from this event, please visit www.CarolinaClash.com.

March 11th, 2017 - G.R. Lands Top 5 Finish in Skyler Trull Memorial at Carolina Speedway
1Powering the Victory Circle Auto Sales #22 Super Late Model, G.R. Smith visited Carolina Speedway (Gastonia, North Carolina) on Saturday night for the Carolina Clash Super Late Model Series sanctioned contest. With 23 cars signed in for the Skyler Trull Memorial, Smith recorded the fifth fastest time in qualifying putting him on the third row for the $5,000-to-win A-Main. Moving up one spot in the 40-lapper, G.R. Smith notched a 4th place finish behind Johnny Pursley, Zack Mitchell, and Dennis Franklin with Michael Brown coming in 5th. (Gene Lefler photo)

For more results from this event, please visit www.CarolinaClash.com.

March 5th, 2017 - G.R. Smith Attends March Madness at Cherokee
1On Friday night G.R. Smith returned to action at Cherokee Speedway (Gaffney, South Carolina) for the Southern All Star Series season-opener. Drawing 38 Super Late Models for the annual March Madness, G.R. came up short of a transfer position in his heat sending him into the B-Main for one final shot at the $5,000-to-win A-Main. Failing to place in the Top 3, Smith's night was over.

For more results from this event, please visit www.SASDirt.com.

February 24th, 2017 - Smith Records 6th Place Finish in DIRTcar Nationals Opener at Volusia
1G.R. Smith continued on with Speedweeks on Monday Night at Volusia Speedway Park (Barberville, Florida) for the UMP DIRTcar Nationals. Starting 6th in his heat, Smith improved three positions to lock his spot into the A-Main with a 3rd place finish. Coming one spot shot of a Top 5 outing, G.R. improved three positions in the opening night 30-lapper recording a 6th place finish. (Heath Lawson photo)

1On Tuesday night slipping back to a 6th place finish in his heat race, Smith had one more shot at the $7,000-to-win A-Main with a B-Main appearance. Needing to place in the Top 3 to make the show, G.R. dropped back to a 7th place outing.

1After losing Wednesday and Thursday night’s events to persistent rain in the area, G.R. Smith returned to Volusia Speedway Park (Barberville, Florida) on Friday for World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series sanctioned program. Running 2nd in his heat, Smith suffered broken ignition box sending him into the B-Main. Transferring the Top 2 into $10,000-to-win A-Main, G.R. came up short with a 4th place outing.

For more results from these events, please visit www.DIRTcarUMP.com and www.WoOLMS.com.

February 19th, 2017 - G.R. Smith Follows LOLMDS to East Bay
1On Monday night the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series (LOLMDS) returned to action at East Bay Raceway Park (Gibsonton, Florida) for the 41st annual Wrisco Winternationals. In a field of 44 cars, Smith logged a 8th place finish in his heat giving him another shot at the opening night $5,000-to-win A-Main with a B-Main appearance. Sending the Top 3, G.R. fell back to a 10th place outing.

The following night battling for a 4th place finish or better in his heat race, Smith posted a 8th place finish transferring him into the B-Main. Needing to place in the Top 3 to make the show, G.R. came one spot short with a 4th place spot.

1After the weather cancelled Wednesday night’s portion of the Wrisco Winternationals, G.R. was one of 45 Super Late Models signed in on Thursday for the $7,000-to-win A-Main. Competing in his final night at East Bay Raceway Park (Gibsonton, Florida) before heading to Georgia, Smith followed up the third fastest qualifying time in his group with a 2nd place finish in his heat behind Josh Richards. With 45-laps to work his way to the front in the feature, G.R. posted a 14th place finish. (Heath Lawson photos)

1On Sunday G.R. returned to action at Bubba Raceway Park (Ocala, Florida) for the final LOLMDS Speedweeks sanctioned contest. With 44 Super Late Models signed in, Smith secured his spot into the $10,000-to-win feature with a 3rd place finish in his heat. Rolling off 12th for the main event, G.R. dropped back to  a 20th place outing in the 50-lapper.

For more results from these events, please visit www.LucasDirt.com.

February 12th, 2017 - Smith Begins 2017 Campaign at Golden Isles
1The 2017 racing season began for G.R. Smith on Friday night by traveling to Golden Isles Speedway (Brunswick, Georgia) for the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series (LOLMODS) season-opener. Drawing 51 Super Late Models for the two-day Rhino Ag Super Bowl of Racing, Smith fell one position short of transfer spot in his heat with a 4th place finish. Sending the Top 2 out of the B-Main, G.R. locked his spot into the show with a runner-up finish behind Rick Eckert. Starting in 21st, G.R. Smith improved six positions in the 50-lapper registering a 15th place finish.

1On Saturday evening starting 8th in his heat, Smith advanced one spot in the 10-lapper but came up short of a transfer position. Needing a 2nd place finish or better in his consolation event to the make the $12,000-to-win finale, G.R. logged a 8th place outing bringing an early end to his night. (Heath Lawson photo)

Closing out the February Speedweeks opening weekend, G.R. made the short trip to North Florida Speedway (Lake City, Florida) on Sunday for the UMP DIRTcar sanctioned event. In a field of 20 cars, Smith locked his spot into the feature with a 4th place finish in his heat. Rolling off 10th for the $5,000-to-win A-Main, G.R. Smith fell back to a 18th place outing in the 40-lap affair.

For more results from these events, please visit www.LucasDirt.com and www.DIRTcarUMP.com.

January 26th, 2017 - G.R. Smith Wraps up 2016 Season; Prepares for Speedweeks
Attending 14 events during the 2016 season, G.R. Smith posted four Top 5 finishes. Smith with kick off the 2017 campaign in early February at Golden Isles Speedway (Brunswick, Georgia) for the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series (LOLMDS) sanctioned Super Bowl of Racing.

October 29th, 2016 - Smith Competes in WoO World Finals at Charlotte
1Running in the 10th Annual Bad Boy Off Road World Finals, G.R. Smith visited the Dirt Track at Charlotte (Concord, North Carolina) on Friday night for the World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series sanctioned weekend. In a field of 69 Super Late Models, Smith fell one position short of a transfer spot into the feature with a 4th place finish in his heat. Starting on the front row of his B-Main for one more shot at the opening nightA-Main, Smith came up one position short again logging a 3rd place finish.

1The following night in another field of 69 cars, Smith edged his way into the $12,000-to-win main event with a 3rd place finish in his heat. Rolling off 14th for the finale, G.R. Smith dropped back to a 24th place outing in the 50-lapper. (Jimmy Dearing Photo)

Complete results can be found at www.WoOLMS.com.

September 17th, 2016 - Podium Finish for G.R. Smith
1Competing in the $5,000-to-win special event, G.R. Smith invaded Dublin Motor Speedway (Dublin, North Carolina) on Saturday night. Posting the 3rd fastest time in a field of 12 cars, Smith rolled of 3rd for the main event. Holding his starting position for the entire distance of the A-Main, G.R. Smith notched a 3rd place finish behind Willie Milliken and Scott Autry with Anthony Sanders and Michael Rouse rounding out the Top 5.

Complete results can be found at www.DublinSpeedway.net.

August 27th, 2016 - Smith Competes in Bad Boy Off Road 50 at Modoc
1Powering the Victory Auto Sales #22 Super Late Model, G.R. Smith headed to Modoc Raceway (Modoc, South Carolina) on Saturday night for the event sanctioned by the Ultimate Super Late Model Series. In a field of 21 cars, Smith earned the 19th-starting spot for the Bad Boy Off Road 50 A-Main via preliminary events. Improving six positions in the 50-lap affair, G.R. posted a 13th place finish.

Complete results can be found at www.ULTIMATESupers.com.

July 30th, 2016 - Car Troubles for G.R. Smith at FALS
1Making the trip to Fairbury American Legion Speedway (Fairbury, Illinois) on Friday, G.R. Smith was one of 59 Super Late Model signed in for the World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series sanctioned program. After posting a 8th place finish in his heat, Smith and his crew discovered terminal motor issues bringing an early end to his weekend.

Complete results can be found at www.WoOLMS.com.

July 9th, 2016 - Smith Breaks Track Record at Dublin
1Running with the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series (LOLMDS), G.R. Smith traveled to Cherokee Speedway (Gaffney, South Carolina) on Saturday night for the 18th Annual Grassy Smith Memorial. Scoring a runner-up finish in his heat behind Casey Roberts, G.R. earned a 6th place starting spot for the $10,000-to-win feature. Slipping out of the top ten, Smith fell back to a 22nd place outing in the 50-lapper.

The following night brought Smith Dublin Motor Speedway (Dublin, North Carolina) on Saturday night for the unsanctioned event. After breaking the track record in qualifying, G.R. earned the front-row starting spot for the feature alongside Willie Milliken. Dealing with engine trouble the moment he pulled on the track for the main event, Smith had to pull off early in the show due to engine issues.

Complete results can be found at www.LucasDirt.com and www.DublinSpeedway.net.

December 29th, 2015 - G.R. Smith Finishes With Two Top Five Outings
Competing in only six events during the 2015 season after two of his dates were determined by the weather, GR Smith landed two Top 5 finishes.