Jody Ridley (born May 19, 1942, in Chatsworth, Georgia) is a former NASCAR driver. He won the 1980 NASCAR Winston Cup Rookie of the Year award and one race at Dover International Speedway the next year, the only Cup victory for Donlavey Racing.
He now resides in Chatsworth, Georgia. He was inducted in the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame in 2007.
he now is partial owner of a used car lot and is restoring classic muscle cars