David Smith
is the founder of Motorsports Analytics and serves as a statistics and scouting consultant in the NASCAR industry. He launched the first subscription-based motorsports scouting network, DavidSmithMotorsports.com, in July 2004.

Smith, 33, unveiled MotorsportsAnalytics.com as a rebranding/refocusing of DavidSmithMotorsports.com in February 2012, taking advanced statistical concepts he created for evaluating drivers and teams and bringing them to a subscription-based website available to the public. The website was featured in USA Today and Sports Business Daily and on NBC Sports Network and SiriusXM Satellite Radio’s NASCAR Channel. Smith has contributed content to publications such as The Washington Post, Sports Illustrated and NASCAR.com.

Smith was born in Talladega, Ala. and raised in Daytona Beach. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Interdisciplinary Studies from the University of Central Florida. He currently resides in Charlotte.