Ryan Blaney takes a trip down memory lane with Wood Brothers Racing
As Ryan Blaney prepares to make his first Sprint Cup Series start for Wood Brothers Racing, the 21-year-old driver took a trip down memory lane with the historic team.
Taking a trip to Stuart, Va., to visit the team's original shop and museum, Blaney saw some of the most iconic and historic cars, trophies and photographs in auto racing.
Blaney's trip down memory lane also brought the past to the present as the team's founding brothers Leonard and Glen Wood visited with him as well.
Both Leonard Wood and Glen Wood already have been inducted into the NASCAR Hall of Fame. Glen Wood formed Wood Brothers Racing in 1950, and was the organization's first driver.
The organization has had at least one victory in NASCAR's premier series for each of the last seven decades, with its last win coming in the 2011 Daytona 500 with Trevor Bayne behind the wheel of the team's iconic No. 21 race car that was decked out in a retro paint scheme that day.
The trip was more than enough to get everyone at Wood Brothers Racing fired up about the upcoming Daytona 500 that will open the 2015 season.
In case you live under a rock, on Mars, or just plain haven't paid attention, Daytona is just around the corner! pic.twitter.com/bkCE4QufKT— Wood Brothers Racing (@woodbrothers21) February 3, 2015