Jim Smith (racing businessman)

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Jim Smith is an American motocross racer and former NASCAR team owner who helped found the Craftsman Truck Series.[1]

Smith owned Ultra Motorsports until the closing of their shop in early 2006 following a sponsorship dispute with the Ford Motor Company.[1] Ultra Motorsports fielded Dodges in the Craftsman Truck Series for Ted Musgrave and Jimmy Spencer, and is an investment partner with Robby Gordon Motorsports in the NEXTEL Cup Series.

Smith is also a two-time winner of the Baja 1000. He owns Ultra Wheel, Inc. in Fullerton, California.[1]


  1. ^ a b c "Champion truck team shuts doors". Associated Press. January 10, 2006. Retrieved 2007-07-15.