Ryan Wood is no stranger to Walkinshaw Andretti United, starting with the team in 2023 in the Super2 Series. 2024 is an exciting year for Wood as enters his rookie year in the Supercars Championship, driving the No. 2 entry.
Growing up in New Zealand, Wood’s passion for motorsport started in go-karts where he was dominant across New Zealand and Australia claiming 10 titles along the way.
He progressed to the New Zealand Toyota 86 Championship in 2021, claiming the most race wins and most pole positions on his way to third.
The success didn’t stop there, Wood had another successful 2022 season which saw him finish second in the Porsche Sprint Challenge in Australia, claiming 6/6 pole positions, and 4/6 round wins. He also won the South Island Endurance Challenge.
Fresh off the back of a dominant 2022 season, 19-year-old Wood joined Walkinshaw Andretti United for their reintroduction to the Dunlop Super2 Series. He put on a dominant display, rounding out the year finishing third in the series with the most round wins, race wins and the Armour All Pole Award for most poles across the season.
Wood will be teamed up with Chaz Mostert for Walkinshaw Andretti United in what looks set to be an exciting year.