Glen Wood

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Glen Wood
Born (1925-07-18) July 18, 1925 (age 92)
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
Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series career
62 races run over 11 years
Best finish 57th (1959)
First race 1953 Race 11 (Martinsville)
Last race 1964 Race 50(Starkey)
First win 1960 Race 13 (Bowman Gray)
Last win 1963 Race 33 (Bowman Gray
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 driver statistics at Racing-Reference