Rising NASCAR Talent Zane Smith Signs with Agency that Represents Chase Elliott, Bubba Wallace, Other Top Stars

Published 12/21/2020, 9:22 AM EST
DOVER, DELAWARE – AUGUST 21: Zane Smith, driver of the #21 On The House Cocktail Mix Chevrolet, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series KDI Office Technology 200 at Dover International Speedway on August 21, 2020 in Dover, Delaware. (Photo by Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images)


For the 2021 NASCAR Truck Series, Zane Smith will remain with GMS Racing. Recently, the 21-year old signed up with Prosport Management, an athlete representation agency. What makes this agency so special is the fact that it already has a number of high-profile NASCAR clients.

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They include reigning Cup champion Chase Elliott, Denny Hamlin, Matt Kenseth, Kyle Larson, and Bubba Wallace. In the NASCAR Xfinity category, Daniel Hemric is a client, while the Truck Series has Brett Moffitt.

Now, Zane Smith has joined these top drivers in the same organization.

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Truthfully speaking, this new deal could be a big boon for his career. This is because the agency can help boost his standing in NASCAR and make him more lucrative in the driver market for the Xfinity and Cup Series.

What lies in the future for the popular NASCAR driver?

In 2020, he made his full-time Truck debut and managed to pick up two wins. To make matters even better, he finished second in just his rookie season, thus establishing himself as a future star.

For the coming season, Smith will surely be a major contender for the NASCAR Truck title. The 21-year-old has his entire NASCAR career ahead of him and is a hugely talented driver.

FORT WORTH, TEXAS – JULY 18: Zane Smith, driver of the #21 LaPaz Margarita Mix Chevrolet, races during the NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series Vankor 350 at Texas Motor Speedway on July 18, 2020 in Fort Worth, Texas. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Obviously, his road to the Truck title will not be easy, as there are many contenders for the crown. Among them is his own teammate, Sheldon Creed, who is the reigning champion, and other drivers like Moffitt, Grant Enfinger, Ben Rhodes, Chandler Smith.

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In other words, Zane Smith has his work cut out for him and needs to be up for the challenge to prove his mettle in 2021. Until then, he will be hard at work preparing for the new season.

Who knows, there may eventually come a time when he finally makes it to the NASCAR Xfinity Series and even the Cup Series.

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