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Zane Smith is an American professional stock car racing driver. He competes full-time in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, driving the No. 38 Ford F-150 for Front Row Motorsports and in the NASCAR Cup Series, as a substitute driver for the No. 17 Ford Mustang for RFK Racing.
Smith previously drove full-time in the Truck Series for GMS Racing, finishing second in the championship in 2020 and 2021. He also placed runner-up in the 2018 ARCA Racing Series standings for MDM Motorsports. Part-time stints have come in the NASCAR Xfinity Series for JR Motorsports and Stadium Super Trucks.
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Zane M. Smith was born on June 9, 1999 (age 23 years) in Huntington Beach, California, United States. He hasn’t shared much information related to his parents and siblings.
Zane Smith moved to go-kart racing in 2004 first racing BMX and won championships in five consecutive years before moving up to legends car racing. He raced super late models in 2015, recording victories in the World Series of Asphalt, Pro All Stars Series and the CARS Tour, as well as garnering a runner-up finish in the Snowball Derby.
On the heels of his successes racing late models, Smith tested an ARCA Racing Series car with Mason Mitchell Motorsports at Daytona International Speedway in January 2016. A wake skating injury limited Smith’s racing slate in early 2016, but he later returned for two ARCA races with Venturini Motorsports. In late summer 2016, Smith left his SLM team in hopes of finding more ARCA experience in 2017.
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In late 2016, Smith signed with Venturini to drive all but two races of the 2017 ARCA Racing Series schedule in the organization’s No. 55 entry. Noah Gragson was slated to fill the other two races, which Smith couldn’t race due to age restrictions. Smith, going for Rookie of the Year honors, joined the same crew that led Dalton Sargeant to the award the previous year. He also drove a partial schedule in the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East, debuting in the series for Calabrese Motorsports at the beginning of 2017.
Zane Smith also replaced Ryan Partridge for the season opener of the K&N West season after Partridge could not obtain a license in time. Smith was named to the 2017 NASCAR Next class in April 2017. The team and driver agreed to part ways in the middle of August, after eight top-tens in eleven races. Smith later signed on with MDM Motorsports for three races towards the end of the season. The races yielded two poles and as many runner-up finishes.
Smith re-signed on November 6, 2017, with MDM for the 2018 season to run full-time in their No. 41 Toyota. He scored his first win in the second race of the season, outlasting teammate Sheldon Creed and bested his three previous runner-up finishes. Two races later, Smith beat Joe Graf Jr. at Talladega Superspeedway in ARCA’s closest-ever finish, where the sanctioning body had to use photos to determine who won the race because timing systems scored the margin of victory at .00 seconds.
In the next race, Smith went three-wide with Chandler Smith (no relation) and lapped car Mike Basham to take the lead after the midway point of the race and later passed MDM teammate Chase Purdy for the win with less than ten laps to go. Smith secured the victory with the help of 2017 ARCA champion Austin Theriault, who was atop the spotters’ box for the win at Toledo Speedway.
In May 2018, it was announced that Zane Smith for a second straight year returned to the NASCAR Next program. At a race at Salem Speedway late in the season, Smith and Michael Self got together multiple times, eventually causing Smith’s radiator to quit working in the middle of the race.
Zane Smith returned to the track with a premeditated intention of payback, slowing down until Self passed and burying him in the outside wall. Smith later bragged about the incident in a MAVTV interview. ARCA fined him $5,000 and 100 points, a punishment many in the industry considered too lenient. Xfinity Series driver Scott Heckert worried about drivers’ health if purposeful blunt-force collisions are allowed. At the end of the season, Zane Smith was second in the point standings, despite the penalty. He later said that he wasn’t set on a full-time schedule at the beginning of the year, but ran well enough to sell sponsorship for the remainder of the schedule.
Zane Smith announced in June 2018 his NASCAR Camping World Truck Series debut with DGR-Crosley at Gateway Motorsports Park. The deal came together the week of the race, as Smith had to rush to get all of his licenses prepared in time.
On December 18, 2018, it was announced that Smith would drive the No. 9 JR Motorsports entry in the Xfinity Series for eight races in 2019, most coming at short tracks. The deal came after an agreement for a full Truck Series season with GMS Racing didn’t materialize. On January 25, 2019, it was revealed that Smith would switch over to the No. 8 entry as Noah Gragson would take over the No. 9 entry.
Zane Smith joined GMS Racing for the full 2020 NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series season. On August 7, he won his first career Truck Series race at Michigan International Speedway when he passed leader Christian Eckes on the final lap in overtime. He scored his second win two weeks later at Dover International Speedway after holding off Matt Crafton and Brett Moffitt on the final restart.
Smith reached the final round as the only non-playoff race winner of the four remaining championship drivers, where he finished runner-up in the season finale at Phoenix Raceway and the standings to GMS teammate Sheldon Creed. In addition to NASCAR Rookie of the Year honors, he was voted the Truck Series’ Most Popular Driver.
He returned to GMS Racing in 2021. In May, Smith returned to the Xfinity Series as a substitute driver for Justin Haley, who was unavailable due to COVID-19 protocols, in the No. 11 of Kaulig Racing at Dover. On October 30th, Smith won his third career NASCAR Truck Series race after Stewart Friesen spun Todd Gilliland in front of the field, the win locked Smith into the Championship race at Phoenix. In the season finale at Phoenix, Zane was passed with 8 laps to go and finished 5th in the race and 2nd in points to eventual champion Ben Rhodes
On November 30, 2021, Zane Smith was announced as the driver of the Front Row Motorsports No. 38 truck in 2022. In the 2022 season, Smith scored his fourth career NASCAR Truck Series win in the season opener at Daytona after holding off Ben Rhodes in overtime after nearly winning in regulation. Smith finished in second place at Las Vegas, but was disqualified after a post-race inspection found a lug nut violation.
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Zane Smith finished fifth in the next race at Atlanta. Zane got his second win of the season at Circuit of the Americas after Alex Bowman collided with front runners Stewart Friesen and Kyle Busch, Smith also won both stages. On June 2, 2022 RFK Racing driver Chris Buescher tested positive for COVID-19 and missed the Cup Series race at Gateway. Smith was announced as the driver to replace Buescher. It will be his first race in the Cup Series.
On August 8, 2020, Zane Smith made his Stadium Super Trucks debut at Road America, a day after he won the NASCAR Truck Series race at Michigan; Creed, a two-time SST champion, also competed. Smith finished fifth and sixth in the day’s two races.
Zane Smith is currently not married as of June 2022. He is in a relationship with longtime girlfriend McCall Gaulding. They got engaged on April 30, 2022, and they have no children together. His soon-to-be wife McCall holds Ameican nationality but her age and parents haven’t been disclosed yet. Zane stands at an appealing height of 1.78m and has a good body weight which suits his personality.
Zane Smith net worth
How much is Zane Smith worth? Zane Smith net worth is estimated at around $5 million. His main source of income is from his career as a racing driver. Zane salary per month and other career earnings are over $1.5 million annually. His successful career has earned him some luxurious lifestyles and fancy cars trip. He is one of the richest and most influential racing drivers in the United States.