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Happy Birthday Leonard!!!

Today is a special day for the Wood Brothers. Leonard Wood is celebrating his 80th birthday and for those of you who know Leonard, he is 80 going on 20 . Leonard is quite possibly the most brilliant man I know, not to mention the baddest and raddest 80 year old ever to exist. What other 80 […]

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Lessons with Leonard Wood – Joe Weatherly

Joe Weatherly won two championships and 25 races in NASCAR’s premier series and will be inducted into the NASCAR Hall of Fame on January 30, 2015.  Like many others that have been inducted into the NASCAR Hall of Fame, Joe Weatherly plays a part in the history of the Wood Brothers.  In 1960, competing against […]

Remembering 9/11

When I woke up this morning, I contemplated what to post today. I knew I wanted to post about 9/11 but what? I started off thinking about posting where each Wood member was when we heard the horrifying news that came from NYC but then I quickly changed my mind. This day is not about […]

Convertible Racing at Soldier Field

Who knew that NASCAR raced at Soldier Field in Chicago? Well, if you are a “youngster” like me, you may have been unaware that NASCAR held races at Soldier Field, home of the Chicago Bears.  With the race in Chicago this weekend, let’s take a trip down memory lane to look at what it used […]