NASCAR Hall of Famer Richard Petty (left) congratulates Glenn Wood on his selection to the sport’s Hall of Fame in 2012.
NASCAR Hall of Famer Richard Petty (left) congratulates Glenn Wood on his selection to the sport’s Hall of Fame in 2012. Jason Smith Getty Images for NASCAR
NASCAR Hall of Famer Richard Petty (left) congratulates Glenn Wood on his selection to the sport’s Hall of Fame in 2012. Jason Smith Getty Images for NASCAR

Brendan Marks is a general assignment sports reporter for the Charlotte Observer covering the Carolina Panthers, Charlotte Hornets, NASCAR and more. He graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and has worked for the Observer since August 2017.

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