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NXS: Morgan Shepherd and Johanna Long Fail to Qualify for Toyota Cares 250

RICHMOND, Va. — Fan favorites Morgan Shepherd and Johanna Long failed to qualify for Friday night’s 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...
Via Rubbings Racing
April 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Who is Morgan Shepherd: The 72-year-old at center of age controversy

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?
Via Shake and Bake
July 14, 2014  |  Discuss

When back-markers attack: Morgan Shepherd is far from the first

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.
Via Shake and Bake
July 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Joey Logano criticizes 72-year-old Morgan Shepherd following wreck

Despite being in a backup car, Joey Logano worked his way to the front of the field in Sunday’s Camping World RV Sales 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. All of Logano’s hard work was for naught as the slower car of Morgan Shepherd made contact with him ending his chances of victory at the 1.058 mile Loudon track. Following the wreck Logano had some harsh words for the veteran...
July 14, 2014  |  Discuss

What Just Happened? Did Morgan Shepherd Really Take Out Joey Logano?

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...

NASCAR racer requests driving test for 72 year-old competitor after crash (VIDEO)

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...
Via The Other Paper
July 14, 2014  |  Discuss

NASCAR: Joey Logano Taken Out By..Morgan Shepherd at New Hampshire

Loudon, NH- Heading into the late stages of today’s Camping World RV Sales 301 at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway, it was looking like Team Penske would sweep the top two spots of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at the “Magic Mile.” Both Brad Keselowski and Joey Logano were the class of the field late in the race at the one-mile track in Loudon. But, Logano who was running...
Via Race Review Online
July 13, 2014  |  Discuss

NASCAR: 72-year old Morgan Shepherd to Attempt to Qualify for Daytona 500

NASCAR Media Site CHARLOTTE- The Daytona 500 is a mere 17 days away and another driver is confirmed to make an attempt at making the “Great American Race.” 72-year old Morgan Shepherd confirmed he will attempt to qualify for the Daytona 500 (February 23rd at 1PM/FOX/MRN). Shepherd, is already the oldest driver to ever start a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race as he started last July’s...
Via Race Review Online
February 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Morgan Shepherd to attempt Daytona 500

Morgan Shepherd will attempt to qualify for the Daytona 500. Should he qualify the 71-year-old Shepherd would break his own record for oldest driver to compete in a Sprint Cup Series race. Shepherd will drive the No. 93 Toyota Camry which is a combination of BK Racing, Randy MacDonald of MacDonald Motorsports and Support Military Foundation’s Dell Hamilton. “Whenever you can...
February 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Shepherd to attempt to make Daytona 500 at 72

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 AP on Fox
February 05, 2014  |  Discuss

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