7. Jack Smith


One of the early legends of NASCAR, Jack Smith won 21 races and twice finished in the top five in points standings over a fifteen year career.  Should the Hall focus on early stars, this forgotten one could have a legitimate shot.





The Bullet Points:

Country of Origin:
Metropolis, Illinois, U.S.A.

Retired In:
1964

Sprint Cup Wins:
21

Poles:
23

Top Ten Finishes:
142

Top Ten Finishes (Season):
Sprint Cup Series:
1957: 5th
1958: 5th
1959: 8th
1961: 7th
1962: 4th

Should Jack Smith be in the Hall of Fame?

Definitely put him in! - 40%
Maybe, but others deserve it first. - 40%
Probably not, but it wouldn't be the end of the world. - 0%
No opinion. - 0%
No way! - 20%