Patriarch of Wood Brothers Racing team Glen Wood dies at 93
Jan 18, 2019—Glen Wood, the courtly and innovative patriarch of the famed Wood Brothers Racing team who had been the oldest living member of the NASCAR Hall of Fame, died Friday. He was 93.
He died on Friday in Stuart, Virginia, after a long illness.
Wood Brothers announced the death of its team founder on social media. The team thanked “family, friends, friends, our small-town Virginia community of Patrick County, as well as everyone in the NASCAR community for their unwavering support.”
Wood, alongside younger brother Leonard, co-founded the Wood Brothers Racing team in 1953, and won four races over an 11-year racing career.