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  • Smith Earns Top-Fifteen Finish at Snowball Derby

    Casey Smith brought home a 14th place finish in his 14th trip to the Snowball Derby at Five Flags Speedway (FL).  The Austin, TX driver qualified 27th for the 51st running of the event, just making it into the stout field on time. Smith started from the 27th position and raced around 20th for the first 100 laps.  After lap 100 he was able to break into the top-ten, where he got as high as 7th position on lap 104.  Over ... Read the Full Story
  • Smith Set to Make Second NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Start

    Casey Smith’s second career NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) start will come this weekend at Martinsville Speedway in Virginia.  The Austin, TX driver was selected by Niece Equipment to debut the team’s No. 45 truck entry in the Texas Roadhouse 200 presented by Alpha Energy Solutions.   The Buda, TX based Niece Equipment is a world leader in the water truck industry and has tapped veteran NASCAR Elite Division driver, JR Norris, as crew chief.   Smith’s only other NCWTS start came earlier ... Read the Full Story
  • Smith Holds On for Top-Five at Mobile

    Casey Smith earned a top-five finish in the Southern Super Series Lee Field Memorial Saturday at Mobile International Speedway (AL).  The Austin, Texas driver qualified his No. 99 machine in the 11th position and worked his way through the field to a fifth-place finish.   Smith made quick progress early on in the 150-lap race, makings his way up into the fourth position at the halfway break.  After a 10 minute break at lap 75, Smith continued to march forward, moving as ... Read the Full Story
  • Smith Hopes to Shake Monkey Off His Back at Penscola

    South Alabama Speedway is a track where Casey Smith has experienced success in the past.  He earned a runner-up finish at The Rattler in March and felt good about his car heading into the Southern Super Series 125 Saturday night.  However, a mechanical problem early in the race would end his night early and leave the defending series champion still searching for his first win of the year.   “We’ve pretty much run good every time we’ve come here” said Smith.  “We ... Read the Full Story
  • Smith Posts Strong Run in NCWTS Debut

    Date:  June 18, 2016 Event:  Speediatrics 200 Series: NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Location: Iowa Speedway (7/8 mile) Start/Finish  29/22 (Completed 198 of 200 Laps)   Casey Smith earned a 22nd-place finish in his first NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) start this past Saturday at Iowa Speedway.   Two practice sessions on Friday was all Smith had to learn how to drive the 650 horsepower truck around the 7/8-mile oval and he took full advantage of it.     Smith qualified the No 07 Niece Equipment Chevrolet 29th for the ... Read the Full Story
  • Smith Set for NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Debut

    Casey Smith is set for his maiden voyage in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) this Saturday at Iowa Speedway.  The 30 year-old driver has made a name for himself in Super Late Model racing, including winning the Southern Super Series Championship a year ago, but is now focused on taking the next step in his career.  He will pilot the No. 07 Niece Equipment Company Chevy for Green Light Racing.   “I’m most excited about the opportunity to race in ... Read the Full Story
  • Smith to Make NASCAR Trucks Debut at Iowa

    Casey Smith will team with Green Light Racing and Niece Equipment Company for the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race on Saturday, June 18 at Iowa Speedway.  This will mark Smith’s initial NCWTS start.   The 30-year-old, Austin, Texas. native is a highly-touted Super Late Model star.  Smith was the champion of the Southern Super Series presented by Sunoco in 2015 with two victories, 8 Top-5’s and 13-Top 10 finishes.   “This is an opportunity for me and the whole Green Light Racing team ... Read the Full Story
  • Smith Ends Busy Weekend With Strong Finish at Mobile

    Casey Smith made the trip to the Gulf Coast this past weekend for the Southern Super Series (SSS) double header at Five Flags Speedway and Mobile International Speedway.  Despite a tough night of racing Friday in Pensacola, Florida, Smith rebounded Saturday for a fourth-place finish in Mobile, Alabama.   The Austin, Texas driver qualified eighth for the 100-lap event Saturday night at Mobile International Speedway and raced outside the top 10 for the first 23 laps.  Smith continued his march towards the ... Read the Full Story
  • Smith Runs Strong for Second Place Finish at Five Flags Speedway

    Casey Smith put on a strong performance Friday in the Southern Super Series 125-lap race at Five Flags Speedway.  The driver from Austin, TX grabbed the early lead, but succumbed to Casey Roderick late in the race to bring home a runner-up finish.   Smith qualified third for and started from the fourth position.  He wasted little time moving to the front of the field, taking the lead from Kyle Grissom on lap six.  The caution flew on lap 16 and Roderick ... Read the Full Story
  • Smith Salvages Top-Ten Finish after Late Race Incident in Rattler 250

    Casey Smith’s Rattler 250 started off strong with the no. 99 car running in the top three for the first 178 laps.  Smith remained in the top five heading into the final break at lap 200 and appeared to be a contender over the final 50 laps. Shortly after the restart, however, contact was made between Smith and another driver.  Smith was forced to pit due to the damage on his car and fell back outside the top 15.  The Austin, ... Read the Full Story