Statement from NASCAR Chairman and CEO Jim France on the Passing of Glen Wood

by Official Release On Fri, Jan. 18, 2019

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (January 18, 2019) – “In every way, Glen Wood was an original. In building the famed Wood Brothers Racing at the very beginnings of our sport, Glen laid a foundation for NASCAR excellence that remains to this day. As both a driver and a team owner, he was, and always will be, the gold standard. But personally, even more significant than his exemplary on-track record, he was a true gentleman and a close confidant to my father, mother and brother. On behalf of the France family and all of NASCAR, I send my condolences to the entire Wood family for the loss of a NASCAR giant.”

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