Economy forces Wood Brothers to reduce 2009 Cup schedule
NEW YORK -- The legendary Wood Brothers organization will run only 12 Sprint Cup races next season.
Eddie Wood, co-owner of Wood Brothers Racing, said tough economic times have forced the organization to enter only the season-opening Daytona 500 and mile-and-a-half tracks with Bill Elliott, the 1985 Cup champion.
The mile-and-a-half tracks were picked because Ford's program is strongest there.
"We could run up to 20 but we decided to do 12 and do it right," Wood said ...
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