IMS Statement on Passing of Glen Wood

14-22 February, 2015, Daytona Beach, Florida USA Len Wood, Glen Wood and Eddie Wood © 2015, Nigel Kinrade NKP

A statement from Indianapolis Motor Speedway President J. Douglas Boles about the passing of legendary NASCAR team owner and driver and NASCAR Hall of Fame inductee Glen Wood, who died Jan. 18 at age 93:

“Everyone at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway is saddened by the passing of Glen Wood. The word ‘legendary’ sometimes is overused, but it absolutely fits Glen and the team that he and his brother, Leonard, founded and built into a powerhouse in NASCAR. Wood Brothers Racing has such a deep, rich connection to IMS through its multiple entries in the Brickyard 400 and by serving as the pit crew for the Lotus/Ford that Jim Clark drove to victory in the 1965 Indianapolis 500. Glen’s legacy as a fine driver and motorsports innovator will be matched only by his enduring status as one of racing’s true gentlemen and class acts.”

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