Jay Hood drives the #13 Late Model class
car. He lives in Florence, South Carolina. His home track is Carolina
Speedway. He can also be seen at Sumter Speedway.
Jay began racing in 1977 in the Street
class at Timmonsville after going to the races with a friend and thinking,
"I can do this." His first win was in 1997 in Street class at
Career highlights for Jay include being
Timmonsville track champion 1981-82. The thrill of racing for him is being
able to build your own chassis, car, motor. His most exhilarating moment
was winning his first race. He is most proud of introducing racing
to his daughter, she loves it.