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Archie & Frank Smith
Denton, NC

Archie Smith Video Interview about the1st NASCAR Grand National Race
 

Frank Smith was mostly a car owner with brother Archie and the successful Jack Smith and Wayne Smith as drivers. Two top 5 finishes with driver Jack Smith in 1964.

(Editor's Note): Not much information on Archie Smith at this time. If you have any stories or pictures, forward them to me and I will include on this page. Question: is Frank Smith, who is from Archie's hometown, related to Archie?

Email 1/21/13: Yes, Frank Smith  is  Archie Smith's brother and both raced in the same race together.

Frank is deceased just a few years ago.  Both lived in Denton,  N.C.

Strictly Stock DRIVER Statistics  -  Archie Smith
 
Year Age Races Win T5 T10 Pole Laps Led Earnings Rank AvSt AvFn Miles
1949   2 of 8 0 0 2 0 161 0 225 21 15.0 8.0 80.5
1 year 2 0 0 2 0 161 0 225 15.0 8.0 80.5
 

OWNER Statistics - Grand National

Year Driver Races Win T5 T10 Pole Laps Led Earnings Rank AvSt AvFn
1964 Jack Smith 3 0 2 2 1 402 20 1,525 81 5.0 12.3
1965 Wayne Smith 25 0 0 2 0 3744 0 6,790 30 23.3 20.1
1966 Wayne Smith 23 0 0 1 0 4108 0 9,930 33 29.1 23.1
1967 Wayne Smith 27 0 0 2 0 4364 0 10,025 28 26.4 20.8
1968 Wayne Smith 17 0 0 1 0 2350 0 7,135 33 26.1 24.6
1969 Wayne Smith 16 0 0 2 0 2692 0 10,610 39 26.6 20.1
6 years 111 0 2 10 1 17660 20 46,015   25.7 21.4

Racing-Reference.info
 

Race Site Cars St Fin # Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led
1 Charlotte 33   6   Frank Smith Ford  /200 175   0
6 Martinsville 15 15 10 36 Frank Smith Chrysler 161/200 50   0
 

Frank Smith        Born: December 16, 1901    Now Deceased:     Year?                     Home: Denton, NC 

Year Age Races Win T5 T10 Pole Laps Led Earnings Rank AvSt AvFn Miles
1949 47 2 of 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 50 61   17.5 0.0
1 year 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 50   ? 17.5 0.0
Race Site Cars St Fin # Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led
1 Charlotte 33   21  8 Smith Racing   (Frank Smith ) Chrysler  /200 0   0
3 Hillsboro 28   14   Frank Smith    /200 50  
2 starts, 161 of 400 laps completed (40.2%), 0 laps led

 Win:     0 (  0.0%)     Average start:  15.0     Total Winnings: $225
 Top 5:   0 (  0.0%)     Average finish:  8.0     (excluding bonuses)
 Top 10:  2 (100.0%)     DNF: 0







 

           

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