Murray Smith
Murray Smith

Historic car collector and racing driver

Murray Smith has been around cars all his life, competing, managing teams, developing race cars, collecting, and creating events.

Over the years, Smith has owned a Maserati 250F, a Porsche 956, a Frazer Nash Le Mans, a Packard 160 Woody, and two Lotus 15s. He also had a Ferrari SWB as his only car, which he parKed in the street outside his Manhattan apartment. Formerly a senior executive in one of the world's leading advertising agencies, he Is a member of both the British Racing Drivers' Club and the Road Racing Drivers Club. He was the founder of the Louis Vuitton Classic at Rockefeller Centre, and is currently Chairman of the Lime Rock Historic Festival.

He has also been instrumental in generating substantial commercial sponsorship for motoring events. Murray remains a consultant on motorsports and motoring to several major corporations and a contributor to prominent historic motoring publications.