Travel thru our timeline of over 60 years racing the

Chevrolet brand.

1957
1957

Best Friends Earl Smith and Bobby Warren compete in their first NHRA national event in Daytona Beach, Florida

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1958
1958

Earl Smith debuts new 1958 Chevrolet Bel Air with the revolutionary 348 three deuces Chevrolet Engine

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1962
1962

Earl teams up with best friend and local successful businessman Junior Lundy to create the Smith & Lundy Racing Team

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1964
1964

Earl debuts new 1964 Chevrolet 409 Bel Air Station Wagon in E/Stock. Earl goes undefeated during 1964 in the Carolinas with the combination

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1970
1970

2nd generation driver Curtis Smith competes in his first national event and earns runner-up honors

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1978
1978

Earl Smith sets the NHRA national speed record for G/Stock

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1984
1984

Curtis Smith wins the second most prestigious race in the country, the NHRA Summernationals

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1986 & 1987
1986 & 1987

Curtis Smith wins back-to-back IHRA U.S. Open Nationals

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1990
1990

Earl Smith wins the IHRA Tosti Asti Fall Nationals at the age of 60

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1990
1990

Curtis Smith wins the NHRA Winston Invitational

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1995
1995

Curtis Smith wins his 4th Fall Nationals in six years

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1996
1996

Curtis Smith wins 4th IHRA Winternationals trophy, earning him the nickname "Mr. Winternationals"

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1996
1996

Curtis Smith wins the IHRA Presidents Cup

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1996
1996

Curtis Smith wins the IHRA World Championship

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1997
1997

Curtis Smith scores 17th career national event win, making him the All Time Winningest IHRA Stock Eliminator driver

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2003
2003

Earl Smith races last career national event at age 73

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2010
2010

Third Generation driver Curt Smith Jr. makes his driving debut

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2012
2012

Curtis Smith is inducted into the North Carolina Drag Racing Hall of Fame

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2013
2013

Curt Smith Jr. finishes top 10 in CCRA season points

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2014
2014

Curtis Smith is inducted into the East Coast Drag Racing Hall of Fame along with Rick Hendrick

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2014
2014

Curtis Smith is inducted into the Sampson County Sports Hall of Fame

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2018
2018

Curt Smith Jr. debuts a new 1969 Chevrolet Camaro named "Shakedown 2"

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2019
2019

Curt Smith Jr. finishes 7th in CCRA season points

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