Stuart Smith – Rest in Peace - Added 24/12/2010

It was a great shock to hear the sad news of the sudden passing of Stuart Smith Snr on Thursday 23rd December 2010.

All of Incarace and Spedeworth Directors, Staff and Officials extend their deepest sympathies at this very sad time to Andrew, Stuart, family and close friends.

The Funeral arrangements are as follows..

The funeral service will take place on Friday 14th January, at St. Chads Parish Church, Sparrow Hill, Rochdale at 11.30am, followed by a private service at Rochdale Crematorium.

All wishing to pay their last respects are welcome at the funeral service.

Space within the Church may be limited, so please respect that Andrew and Stuart would like personal friends of Stuart Snr and family accommodated within the Church. Speakers outside the church will be provided in the event of the Church being full.

Family flowers only please.

Any donations in Stuart's memory are to the BSCDA trust fund (Injured stock car drivers fund) , made either on the day, or

c/o Kilpatrick's Funeral Service
Union Road,
OL12 9QA
Telephone: 01706 374461

Stuart was possibly BriSCA Stock Car Racings most iconic legend with a racing career spanning three decades.

He commenced racing in 1965 at Long Eaton and finally retired in 1988 at Belle Vue with his Testimonial meeting although in recent years he made a guest appearance at Peter Falding’s testimonial..

His record will be difficult to emulate - 497 Feature Final wins plus3 dead heats, six World titles, 13 National Points Championships, 3 British Championships and 3 European Championships.

Stuart has been omni present around the raceways since his retirement supporting the developing careers of his two sons Andrew and Stuart who have gone on to begin emulating his success. He was also one of the main feature characters central to the recent BBC 1 GEARS & TEARS series.

Well loved, respected and a superb stock car racing raconteur he touched the entire BriSCA community at some point in time and hi departure will leave a massive void.

However, Stuart would always wish to have the final word, he lived for today and enjoyed a fulfilled life in everything he has done. His last request would not be for sadness, but as to who was getting a round in at the bar to toast him!

Stuart Smith, Living Legend and true friend of BriSCA Stock Car Racing, RIP

Paul Gerrard



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