Ron Smith, Crew Chief, Lead Handler
Nate comes from a long line of race enthusiasts. His dad, Ron, has been interested in racing for as long as he can remember. Ron has been riding dirtbikes since he was 5 and he raced in the Netra Enduro circuit in the expert class for 12 years. Ron enjoys building hot rods, performance engines, and fixing anything that goes! Ron is a retired career firefighter. He is currently employed as an ASE certified Automotive Fire Investigator and a CFEI certified Building Fire Investigator with NEFCO Fire Investigations. He loves hot rods, muscle cars, the ISMA super modifieds, and hanging by the campfire with Melissa and Nate.
Melissa Smith, Mom & Biggest Supporter
Melissa is Nate's mom and biggest supporter. She keeps him fed, and happy. When Melissa isn't at the track, she is working her dream job as a Senior Instructional Designer. She enjoys Zumba, camping with Ron and Nate, cooking, and reading. She is also the web designer for Nate's website.
Rob Smith, Assistant Handler
Uncle Rob has been working for Peter Pan Bus Lines for over 25 years as a Senior Diesel Mechanic. His mechanical skill set is a priceless commodity to the team. He can fix ANYTHING! In his spare time, he enjoys snowmobiling, stock cars, and camping with his wife and two daughters.