Curtis Smith Trucking will continue their partnership with Curtis Smith Racing thru the 2024 season. Curtis Smith Trucking, LLC. has been a partner of Curtis Smith Racing since its founding in 1997.
About Curtis Smith Trucking
Curtis Smith Trucking was founded in 1997 by Curtis Smith and has multiple hauling options with a diverse short haul trailer lineup. Curtis Smith is a second generation truck driver and company owner, following the footsteps of his father Earl Smith. Look for our white Freightliner on the roads in North Carolina and wave to say hello!
About Curtis Smith Racing
Curtis Smith Racing, founded in 1957, is proud to be one of the oldest active teams in the NHRA. The family patriarch Earl Smith raced in his first NHRA National Event at Daytona Beach, Florida with hometown best friend Bobby Warren in February of 1957. 'Cigar Earl' went on to have a very successful career setting many NHRA and IHRA world records and winning multiple IHRA National Events. Second generation driver Curtis Smith started warming his father Earl's cars up for him at a young age and scored Runner Up honors at his first IHRA national event race at Rockingham Dragway. Curtis went on to win 17 IHRA and NHRA combined national events in Stock Eliminator, making him the All Time Winningest IHRA Stock Eliminator driver. Curtis was the first IHRA Sportsman Driver to win 3 national events in a row and is the 1996 IHRA Stock Eliminator World Champion. Curtis has been inducted into the North Carolina Drag Racing Hall of Fame, the East Coast Drag Racing Hall of Fame, and the Sampson County Sports Hall of Fame. Third Generation driver Curt Smith Jr. started racing in 2010 and has scored multiple top 10 season points finishes in the CCRA. In 2023, Curt Jr. had his career best year behind the wheel winning three CCRA races, including a historic double up performance at Darlington Dragway and finished second in the season points standings. Curtis Smith Racing will be celebrating their 67th year of national racing in 2024.