Kyle Smith (motorcyclist)

Kyle David Smith (born 16 September 1991) is a British motorcycle racer. He competes in the Supersport World Championship aboard a Kawasaki Ninja ZX-6R.

Kyle Smith
NationalityBritish
BornKyle David Smith[1]
(1991-09-16) 16 September 1991 (age 29)
Huddersfield, England
Current teamGMT94 Yamaha
Bike number11
Websitekylesmithracing.co.uk
Motorcycle racing career statistics
Moto2 World Championship
Active years2013
ManufacturersKalex
Championships0
2013 championship positionNC (0 pts)
Starts Wins Podiums Poles F. laps Points
9 0 0 0 0 0
Supersport World Championship
Active years20152020
ManufacturersHonda, Kawasaki, Yamaha
Championships0
2020 championship position15th (36 pts)
Starts Wins Podiums Poles F. laps Points
62 3 9 2 5 437

CareerEdit

He has competed in the Spanish 125GP Championship, the Spanish Kawasaki Ninja Cup—where he was champion in 2009—and the Spanish Stock Extreme series, where he finished runner-up in 2012.[2] After losing his ride in the Moto2 World Championship during the 2013 season[3] he competed in the European Superstock 600 Championship for Agro-On Racedays aboard a Honda CBR600RR and the Spanish CEV Moto2 Championship for TSR Motorsports aboard a Kalex for the rest of the year. After spending a full season in the FIM Superstock 1000 Cup in 2014, in 2015 he competed in the Supersport World Championship for PATA Honda aboard a Honda CBR600RR—achieving his first win in the series in Losail[4]—and he was second in the Suzuka 8 Hours endurance race with Dominique Aegerter and Joshua Hook.[5] For 2016 he moved to the CIA Landlord Insurance Honda team.[4]

Career statisticsEdit

Grand Prix motorcycle racingEdit

By seasonEdit

Season Class Motorcycle Team Race Win Podium Pole FLap Pts Plcd WCh
2013 Moto2 Kalex Blusens Avintia 9 0 0 0 0 0 NC  –
Total 9 0 0 0 0 0  –

By classEdit

Class Seasons 1st GP 1st Pod 1st Win Race Win Podiums Pole FLap Pts WChmp
Moto2 2013 2013 Qatar 9 0 0 0 0 0  –
Total 9 0 0 0 0 0  –

Races by yearEdit

(key) (Races in bold indicate pole position; races in italics indicate fastest lap)

Year Class Bike 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 Pos Pts
2013 Moto2 Kalex QAT
21
AME
20
SPA
Ret
FRA
Ret
ITA
20
CAT
17
NED
Ret
GER
Ret
IND
Ret
CZE GBR RSM ARA MAL AUS JPN VAL NC 0

Supersport World ChampionshipEdit

Races by yearEdit

(key) (Races in bold indicate pole position; races in italics indicate fastest lap)

Year Bike 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 Pos Pts
2015 Honda AUS
4
THA
Ret
SPA
3
NED
3
ITA
15
GBR
Ret
POR
6
ITA
Ret
MAL
5
SPA
4
FRA
5
QAT
1
5th 116
2016 Honda AUS
Ret
THA
5
SPA
11
NED
1
ITA
10
MAL
5
GBR
6
ITA
Ret
GER
9
FRA
7
SPA
3
QAT
1
5th 125
2017 Honda AUS
Ret
THA
DSQ
SPA
16
NED
11
ITA
5
GBR
8
ITA
5
GER
7
POR
Ret
FRA
9
SPA
Ret
QAT
10
9th 57
2018 Honda AUS
8
THA
Ret
SPA
5
NED
Ret
ITA
24
GBR
13
CZE
8
ITA
7
POR
3
FRA
8
ARG
7
QAT
Ret
8th 72
2019 Kawasaki AUS THA SPA
9
NED
Ret
ITA
13
SPA
Ret
ITA
19
GBR
Ret
POR
Ret
FRA
9
ARG
9
QAT
9
15th 31
2020 Yamaha AUS SPA SPA POR POR SPA SPA SPA SPA SPA
3
SPA
Ret
FRA
Ret
FRA
2
POR POR 15th 36

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Un valenciano con pasaporte británico". levante-emv.com (in Spanish). Levante-EMV. 13 November 2012. Retrieved 10 September 2015.
  2. ^ "Driver Profile: Kyle Smith". hondanews.eu. Honda Motor Europe. 23 February 2015. Retrieved 10 September 2015.
  3. ^ "Kyle Smith loses ride with Avintia Racing, permanently replaced by Dani Rivas". motogpbrits.com. 23 August 2013. Retrieved 10 September 2015.
  4. ^ a b "PTR Honda snaps up race winner Kyle Smith". Crash.net. Crash Media Group. 21 October 2015. Retrieved 13 December 2016.
  5. ^ "Results from Sunday's Coca-Cola Zero Suzuka 8-Hours Round Of The FIM Endurance World Championship Series (Updated)". roadracingworld.com. 26 July 2015. Retrieved 13 December 2016.

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