Scott Smart

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Scott Smart
Nationality English
Born (1975-05-29) 29 May 1975 (age 38)
Maidstone, Kent
Current team Oxford TAG Triumph
Bike number 88

Scott Paul Smart (born 29 May 1975) is a British motorcycle racer and an occasional TV commentator for Channel 4. He is the son of Paul Smart, and the nephew of Barry Sheene.

Racing career[edit]

Scott won the Superteen series in 1994, and he was 1997 250cc British Champion, having previously finished as series runner-up, before making a move up to the 500cc World Championship the next year. He was not successful here, and after some 250cc races a year later he spent several years in British Supersport, finishing as runner-up in 2002.

British Superbikes[edit]

He did his first full season in British Superbike in 2003 for Hawk Kawasaki, finishing 9th overall, with a string of top 10 finishes as well as twice qualifying on the front row.[1] He then took 3 wins to finish 4th in 2004.[2] This earned him a prestigious ride with Rizla Suzuki alongside reigning champion John Reynolds for 2005, but he struggled on the bike and left the team mid-season, joining the small Vivaldi racing team, but missing some races with a broken collarbone. He started 2006 with a bang, winning a chaotic wet round 3 at Donington Park, but has not been among the front-runners in the dry on his semi-works Suzuki. Late in the season he sustained a broken wrist, and did a technical piece about engine specifications whilst still in plaster. Confusingly, this was broadcast hours after he had raced in the BSB season finale, finishing 6th in race one. For 2007 he returned to Hawk Kawasaki,[3] but had an uncompetitive start to the season.

British Superstock 1000[edit]

Scott moved down to the stock class in 2009 with the Moto Rapido Ducati team, he was pencilled in to move back to the British Superbike Championship class in 2010 under the Evo regulations, however after one of their sponsors dropped out Smart stayed in the stock class for 2010.

Radio Control[edit]

Scott is also very active in Radio Controlled models, mainly touring cars and 1/12 Pan/Le Mans. He has raced at British National level, and has even represented the BRCA at the 1/12 European Championships.

During his spare time, Scott is a contributor to the UK RC Car magazine Radio Controlled Car Racer

Career statistics[edit]

Stats correct as of 9 July 2012

By championship[edit]

British Superbike Championship[edit]

Year Class Make 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 Pos Pts Ref
R1 R2 R1 R2 R1 R2 R3 R1 R2 R1 R2 R1 R2 R3 R1 R2 R1 R2 R3 R1 R2 R3 R1 R2 R1 R2 R1 R2 R3
2011 BSB Ducati BHI
24
BHI
20
OUL
17
OUL
17
CRO
22
CRO
Ret
THR
Ret
THR
DNS
KNO
16
KNO
14
SNE
Ret
SNE
DNS
OUL
10
OUL
C
BHGP
26
BHGP
18
BHGP
20
CAD
14
CAD
12
CAD
13
DON
Ret
DON
DNS
SIL
16
SIL
Ret
BHGP
Ret
BHGP
13
BHGP
15
23rd 21 [4]
E1 BHI
24
BHI
20
OUL
17
OUL
17
CRO
22
KNO
16
KNO
14
OUL
10
BHGP
26
BHGP
18
BHGP
20
CAD
14
CAD
12
CAD
13
SIL
16
BHGP
13
BHGP
15
5th 257
2012 BSB Ducati BHI
14
BHI
C
THR
18
THR
22
OUL
19
OUL
Ret
OUL
DNS
SNE
Ret
SNE
15
KNO
Ret
KNO
16
OUL
13
OUL
15
OUL
15
BHGP BHGP CAD CAD DON DON ASS ASS SIL SIL BHGP BHGP BHGP 24th* 8* [5]
  • * Season in progress
Notes[edit]
1.^E Denotes riders participating in the Evo class within the British Superbike Championship.

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