May 19, 1942 |
Chatsworth, Georgia, United States
1991 Slim Jim All Pro Series Champion
|NASCAR Sprint Cup Series career|
|140 races run over 11 years|
|Best finish||5th (1981)|
|First race||1973 Dixie 500 (Atlanta)|
|Last race||1986 Firecracker 400 (Daytona)|
|First win||1981 Mason-Dixon 500 (Dover)|
|Last win||1981 Mason-Dixon 500 (Dover)|
|NASCAR Xfinity Series career|
|3 races run over 2 years|
|Best finish||75th (1982)|
|First race||1982 Goody's 300 (Daytona)|
|Last race||1985 Winn-Dixie 300 (Charlotte)|
|Statistics current as of March 25, 2013.|
Jody Ridley (born May 19, 1942) is a former NASCAR driver. He won the 1980 NASCAR Winston Cup Rookie of the Year award and one race at Dover International Speedway the next year, the only Cup victory for Donlavey Racing.
He now resides in Chatsworth, Georgia. He was inducted in the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame in 2007.
- "Inductees". Georgia Racing Hall of Fame. 2008. Retrieved 2008-07-30.
- Jody Ridley driver statistics at Racing-Reference
|Snowball Derby Winner
|NASCAR Winston Cup Series Rookie of the Year
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