Steve Smith

Nationality: England.

Home Towns: Sutton Coldfield.

Class: Right-hand Sidecar (Driver).

Passengers: Gareth Little, Dan Crawford, Dave Hogan, Darren Wilce, Bradley Steer, Carl Pugh, Keith Wall, Matt Vickery, Paul Whitelam jnr, Mick Withers, Mark Nelson, Richard Bungay, Richard Knight, Roy French, John Mitton, Dave French, Mick Stace, Dave Williams, Carl Squirrell, Alan Artus, Trevor Pye, Fraser Sutherland.

 

Major Honours

RH Sidecars
World Championship
Appearances: 2006, 2008, 2009.

British Masters Championship
First: 1983, 1990, Second: 2007, Third: 1982.
Top Ten Finishes: 1986, 1988, 1989, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 2006, 2008, 2009, 2011, 2013.
Other Appearances: 1985, 1987, 1992, 1998, 2003, 2005, 2010.
Day Finals: First 1982 (2), 1983 (1), 1990 (1), 1990 (2), Second 1986 (2), 1993 (1), 1994 (2), 1996 (1), Third 1983 (2), 1989 (1), 1989 (2), 2006, 2007.
First Leg Best: First 1983, Second 1990.
Challenge: First 1985, 1986, 1988, 2005, Second 2006.

British Championship
First: 1973, 1978, 1980; Second: 1976, 1981.
Best Other: First Second Leg 1980, Second Second Leg 1981.

500cc Sidecars
British Championship
First: 1980.
Other Appearances: 1979, 1981.

 

Other Majors

RH Sidecars
Brian Stibbs Trophy Winner: 1990.
British Best Pairs: First 1975, 1978, 1990, Second 1977, 1980, 1983, 1986, 1988, 1989, 1996, Third 1976, 1981, 1987.
Midland Championship: First 1977, 1978, 1979, 1990, 2006, 2008, 2010, Second 1996.
South-East Centre Championship: Third 2012.
Worcestershire Championship: First 1973, 1974, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1988.

Aces of Aces: First 1982, 1984, 1989, 1993, Second 1980, 1997; Third 1986.
Berks Bonanza: First 1978, 1980, Second 1983, 1990, Third 1994.
Bewdley Bonanza: First 1974, 1975, 1976, 1983, Second 1987, Third 1977, 1980, Unlimited First 1975, Second 1974, 1976, 1978, Third 1977.
Bonfire Burn-up: First 1989, 1990, 1995, Second 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, Third 1988.
Champion of Champions: Second 2009.
International Lincolnshire Poacher: Second 2012.
Jim Coles Memorial/Spectacular: First 2007, Third 1990, 1996.
Jon Underwood: Second 2007.
Ledbury Leader: Second 1994, 1995, Third 2009.
Mick Steer Memorial: Third 2009.
Sandford Super: First 1980, Second 1979, Third 1976.
Sussex Super: Second 1985.
Western Winner: First 1981, 1983, 1990, Third 1980, 1986, Experts First 1976.
Wimborne WhoppaFirst 1975, 1979, 1981, Second 1980, 1986, 1988, Third 1974, 1989, 2009.
Worcester Winner: First 2007, 2008.

500cc Sidecars
British Best Pairs: Third 1980.
Sandford Super: First 1979.
Wimborne WhoppaFirst 1979.

 

Other Recent Successes

2012: Third Heart of England; 2011: Second Bridgwater; 2010: Third FenlandSWeGA; 2006: First Burton & Leicester.

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