Category: Classic Memories

Before There Was A Speedway, NASCAR Raced on Daytona’s Beach – Courtesy of NASCAR

For Immediate Release Before There Was A Speedway, NASCAR Raced On Daytona’s Beach Daytona 500 Champion Trevor Bayne To Make Ceremonial Visit In Woods’ No. 21 Ford DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Feb. 14, 2012) — You could call Daytona’s Beach & Road Course one of America’s first off-road competitions. At least part of it. More than […]

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Glen Wood’s Final Run Was A Fine One

A wise man once said that the best time to leave a party is while everyone is still having fun. The same can be said for race car drivers in deciding when to end their driving careers. Many a race car driver hangs on to the steering wheel long after they’ve passed their driving prime, […]

The Woodchopper Lived Up to His Hard-Earned Nickname

Only those who know just how hard the work is around a sawmill can fully appreciate how much Glen Wood’s early nickname “The Woodchopper” says about him. They know it goes a long way toward explaining how he and the race team he founded went on to win 98 Sprint Cup races and earn the […]

Weaverville Pile-Up Unique For NASCAR and Glen Wood

In his long career as a NASCAR driver and team owner, Glen Wood, who is being inducted into the NASCAR Hall of Fame this month, has been a part of many of the sport’s historic moments. Many of them are associated with his team’s 98 victories in the Sprint Cup division, but one in particular […]