EST. 1957

proud to be one of the oldest active teams in the NHRA.

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The Cars

Hot Stuff TM

Curtis Smith's original "Hot Stuff" Chevrolet Camaro is one of the most recognizable and decorated Stock Eliminator cars of all time. Curtis drove this car to every career national event win except for one. Curtis piloted this car to three straight IHRA national wins in 1985, and the 1996 IHRA World Championship.

Shakedown TM

Earl Smith's original "Shakedown" Chevrolet Camaro has won some of the biggest events on the NHRA tour. Earl's son, Curtis, frequently drove this car on the NHRA tour, and piloted this car to a NHRA Little Guy Nationals win and a NHRA Summer Nationals victory. 

Shakedown 2 TM

Curt Smith Jr's "Shakedown 2" Chevrolet Camaro is named in honor of his Grandfather Earl's original "Shakedown" Chevrolet Camaro that was lost in a shop fire in 2017. Curt Jr. debut this car in 2018, and finished 7th in the 2019 Carolina Class Racers Association (CCRA) season points.