Leon Smith

As a well known and respected driver on the short ovals since the early 1970s, Leon caused quite a stir when he joined the GP Midgets in 2014.

He is best known as a successful hot rod racer, first with Spedeworth and later with the Northampton promotion. Prior to that Leon raced in Superstox including a spell in the White City / Walthamstow Lions Auto Spedeway team in 1971.

Leon has won several titles whilst racing Midgets including the 2019 World Championship.



2019 World Champion





2021 - Hednesford

1980s Hot Rod - Toyota Starlet

1976 Hot Rod Anglia

1970s Escort (pic by Frank Love)

1973 Hot Rod

1972 Hot Rod (Trevor Hill photo)

1970 Superstox