Continuing a family tradition: This is SoBe

by Goggles Pisano

He was born into it roughly 40 years ago.

Dan is an accomplished racer in his own right. He is applying lessons learned by studying some of the most significant drivers in the sport. Turning wrenches for his father and later for a few of the sport's biggest names. He works for several companies specializing in motorsport products as a graphics designer, marketing specialist, and product developer.

Dan prides himself as a jack of all trades. This proud father of two (soon to be three) is a two-time NCRA Late Model Champion (2015 and 2021) with victories in Nebraska and Kansas and multiple tracks. He is also a self-taught graphics designer and one of the first to implement full wraps in the motorsports market.

In his free time you can find him gaming typically under the gamer tag SoBe92 or Ebos92. 

Dan Smith

Date of Birth: May 10th

Hometown: Beloit, Kansas

Nickname: "Popsicle" or Gamertag "SoBe92"

Family: Chelsea (Wife), Madelyn (Daughter), Delilah (Daughter), & Emma (Daughter)

Hobbies: Racing, Spending time with family

Years Racing: Started in IMCA Northern Sportmods in 2011 and moved into Dirt Late Models in 2013

Favorite Track: Belleville High Banks, Belleville, Kansas

Favorite Race: 'World 100' - Eldora (OH) Speedway

Most Wanted Win: The next one

Most Memorable Moments: Winning the Hutchinson Grand Nationals in 2019, NCRA Championships in 2015 and 2021, NCRA Rookie of the Year 2015

Career Goals: Keep racing with my family for as long as possible