Rutledge Wood (born April 22, 1980) is an auto racing analyst best known for co-hosting the History channel show, Top Gear USA.
Wood was interested in cars and motorsports from an early age and learned buying, selling and restoring cars from his father.
After moving to Peachtree City, Georgia, he graduated in marketing from the University of Georgia.
He first worked for Country Music Television’s mobile marketing activation and was later hired by SPEED TV, where he covered NASCAR for 10 seasons.
He has hosted many shows like NASCAR RaceDay, SPEED Road Tour Challenge, NASCAR Smarts and NASCAR Live.
He appeared in the spin-off of the famous BBC show, Top Gear from November 21, 2010 to June 26, 2016, alongside, Adam Ferrara and Tanner Foust.
Wood announced the cancellation of the show in his Facebook post.
While there were talks that the show will be revived with three other hosts, the show has not aired its new season yet.
He also hosted other auto shows like ‘NASCAR Trackside,’ ‘Lost in Transmission’ and ‘Southern and Hungry.’
According to an insider, Wood, Tanner and Ferrara are working on another project with the production company, Anonymous Content.
He has accumulated a net worth of $3 million from his career as a racing analyst and reality show host.
He is married to Rutledge Wood and the two are parents to three beautiful daughters.