Glen Wood

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Not to be confused with Glenwood (disambiguation).
Glen Wood
Born (1925-07-18) July 18, 1925 (age 89)
Stuart, Virginia

named one of NASCAR's 50 Greatest Drivers
2002 Inductee in International Motorsports Hall of Fame

1954 & 1961 Bowman Gray Stadium Modified Champion
2012 Inductee in NASCAR Hall of Fame
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series career
62 races run over 11 years
Best finish 57th - 1959 Grand National season
First race 1953 race (Martinsville Speedway)
Last race 1964 untitled race (Starkey Speedway)
First win 1960 race at Bowman Gray Stadium (Winston-Salem)
Last win 1963 race at Bowman Gray Stadium (Winston-Salem)
Wins Top tens Poles
4 34 14

Glen Wood (born July 18, 1925) is a former NASCAR driver from Stuart, Virginia. He and brother Leonard Wood co-founded the legendary Wood Brothers Racing team in 1953, and won four races over an eleven-year racing career. In 1998, he was named one of NASCAR's 50 Greatest Drivers. In 1996, Wood was inducted into the Virginia Sports Hall of Fame. On June 14, 2011, it was announced that Wood will be inducted in the 2012 NASCAR Hall of Fame on January 20, 2012.


External links[edit]

  • Glen Wood owner statistics at Racing-Reference