31 years before some of his NASCAR Xfinity Series competitors were born, Morgan Shepherd made his NASCAR debut. 49 years later, Morgan is still racing, using every bit of his vast experience to his advantage. Whether on the track or building the cars he races, Morgan Shepherd was the ultimate “Active Senior” before the phrase had even been coined. For the 2016 season, Morgan...
RICHMOND, Va. — Fan favorites Morgan Shepherd and Johanna Long failed to qualify for Friday nights NASCAR XFINITY Series Toyota Cares 250 from Richmond International Raceway. Attempting to make his fourth race of the year, Shepherd was actually 35th fastest, but having to qualify on speed, he was unable to do so. He posted a lap time of 22.455 with a top speed of 120.240. The...
When Morgan Shepherd tangled with Joey Logano during Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at New Hampshire, the 72-year-old veteran brought on a host of criticism from drivers, crew members and fans. So who exactly is Morgan Shepherd?
Team Penske's Joey Logano had a solid run going Sunday at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, only to be taken out by 72-year-old Morgan Shepherd on Lap 212 of 305. While Logano was frustrated that his day was over prematurely, he wasn't the first to have a slower car ruin his day at the Sprint Cup Series level.
During Sunday afternoon’s running of the Camping World RV Sales 301 at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway, only 43 cars were entered. The sport nearly had a short field for the second time over the course of three events, but BK Racing entered a fourth car with Mike Bliss behind the wheel. However, there were multiple small teams on track that put together last minute deals because...
The oldest driver in the field crashed into one of the youngest during Sunday's NASCAR race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway and brought up an age-old question in the sport.How old is too old to be driving?After seventy-two-year-old Morgan Shepherd lost control of his car and spun into 24-year-old Joey Logano — who was running second at the time — it restarted the debate. Shepherd...
Photo Credit: Sean Gardner/Getty Images for NASCAR Morgan Shepherd is 72 years old, but that can’t stop him from doing the thing he loves most —…
Morgan Shepherd will attempt to become the oldest driver to race in the Daytona 500 when he tries to qualify later this month. Shepherd turned 72 in October. He became the oldest driver to compete in a Sprint Cup race last summer at New Hampshire. He'll try to qualify for the Daytona 500 in the No. 93 Support Military Foundation Toyota in collaboration with BK Racing. Shepherd...
Via Associated Press
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