NHRA Insider Podcast: Meet The Smiths – Nitro Funny Car Crew Chief Todd Smith and Pro Stock Motorcycle’s Matt Smith Speak!


NHRA Insider Podcast: Meet The Smiths – Nitro Funny Car Crew Chief Todd Smith and Pro Stock Motorcycle’s Matt Smith Speak!

Gatornationals winning crew chief Todd Smith and Gatornationals winning pro stock motorcycle racer Matt Smith both join Brian Lohnes on this episode of the NHRA Insider. The discussion with Todd centers around the race weekend and the off-season preparation that went into getting the car ready for battle at Gainesville.

Sharing the insight gleaned from a long and distinguished career, Todd Smith takes us inside the decisions and leadership that are making the DHL Toyota Camry a front runner in the earliest parts of the 2021 season. A fascinating look behind the scenes with a crew chief who knows the game.

Matt Smith won the Gatornationals and became the first rider in history to make four straight 200mph passes to do it. He talks about the race weekend, the performance of the rival Suzuki motorcycles, and how he dealt with the loss of his brakes in qualifying, a situation that would have put lesser riders in a much more harrowing position. Hear the champ talk about the racing program, his attack in 2021 and how h hopes to fend off all comers for another championship!

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