Wood Brothers Racing co-owner Eddie Wood undergoes successful heart procedure

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Eddie Wood, co-owner of the legendary Wood Brothers Racing, is recovering after undergoing a heart procedure on Monday.

Wood underwent planned open heart surgery to repair a prolapsed mitral valve.

The surgery went as planned and he’s recovering in a Winston-Salem, North Carolina hospital.

The issue was reportedly discovered several months ago. According to reports, Wood plans on being at Daytona in February for Speedweeks.

The team posted a tweet this afternoon giving an update on Wood’s condition.

Wood Brothers Racing made the NASCAR Cup playoffs this season with Ryan Blaney, who also earned the 99th career win for the organization — and Blaney’s first career Cup win — at Pocono on June 11.