Regan Smith

Stock Car Racing Driver
Born Sep 23, 1983

Regan Smith is an American stock car racing driver. A competitor in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, he currently drives the No. 5 in the Nationwide Series for JR Motorsports.

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1983 Birth Born on September 23, 1983.


1995 - 1998 2 More Events
2001 17 Years Old In 2001, he began driving in the USAR Hooters Pro Cup Series, winning four consecutive poles.
2002 18 Years Old Smith began his NASCAR career racing in the Craftsman Truck Series in 2002. … Read More
2003 19 Years Old Smith moved to the Busch Series in 2003 for a full-time ride with Bost Motorsports. … Read More


2004 - 2005 3 More Events
Towards the end of the season Smith tested for Ginn Racing at Kentucky, and signed a deal with them to run the full Busch season, and also 16 cup races which, would come in a car shared with Mark Martin for the 2007 season.
Smith returned to the No. 01 for 2008 as its sole driver, with Martin moving over to the No. 8. … Read More
2009 25 Years Old On January 14, 2009, he signed with Furniture Row Racing to drive the No. 78 for its part-time 2009 slate of races.
2010 26 Years Old 1 More Event
He made eighteen of twenty attempts with the team, and was hired to drive for the team full-time in 2010, with the team being offered Richard Childress Racing chassis and Hendrick Motorsports engines.
The team changed engine providers, becoming a user of Earnhardt-Childress Racing Technologies (a joint venture of his former DEI team and Childress Racing) engines for the 2011 season, with Stewart-Haas Racing offering pit crews.
At the 2012 Irwin Tools Night Race, Smith had gotten through 2 cautions that resulted in Ryan Newman and Tony Stewart crashing out of the race until he ended up spinning Danica Patrick away from a top-ten finish. … Read More
2013 29 Years Old 1 More Event
For 2013, Smith returned to the Nationwide Series, driving the No. 7 for JR Motorsports. … Read More


2014 30 Years Old The spring Daytona race was proven to be Smith's only win of 2014. … Read More
2015 31 Years Old On October 3, Smith won his second race in 2015 at Dover, after holding off Kyle Busch and Denny Hamlin.
On October 17, Smith stated that he would not return to JR Motorsports for 2016 and expected to join a team that is competing in the Cup Series in 2016. … Read More
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