Glen Wood
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Glen Wood
Glen Wood
Born (1925-07-18) July 18, 1925 (age 93)
Stuart, Virginia
Awardsnamed 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 finish57th (1959)
First race1953 Race 11 (Martinsville)
Last race1964 Race 50(Starkey)
First win1960 Race 13 (Bowman Gray)
Last win1963 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

  • Glen Wood driver statistics at Racing-Reference

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