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?
A lot of people questioned letting 72-year old Morgan Shepherd out on the track for his second Sprint Cup Series race of the year. After the performance he put on at New Hampshire, his future running races might be in question. Shepherd spent most of the day running his Joe[...]
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...
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...
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...
72-year old NASCAR driver Morgan Shepherd thought it would be a good idea to break out the footie-four wheelers (I just made that up) on pit lane during a Nationwide qualifying event. It was actually a GREAT idea because he fell on his face like a moron. I take that back. Dude is 72 and wears a Jesus patch on his jumpsuit. It seems morally wrong…but it’s okay to watch this...
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.
Via AP on Fox
February 05, 2014
Morgan Shepherd has become the oldest driver to start a race in NASCAR's Sprint Cup series.
The 71-year-old Shepherd started 41st in the 43-car field Sunday at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. He made his Cup debut in 1970 and won four times in NASCAR's top series. He finished as high as fifth in the final standings in 1990 and hasn't started a Cup race since 2006. He last...
Via AP on Fox
July 14, 2013
On the day Morgan Shepherd was born in the tiny hamlet of Ferguson, N.C., to a Wilkes County moonshine runner and his wife, NASCAR was still more than six years away from being created.
Sunday at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, the 71-year-old Shepherd will officially become the oldest driver in NASCAR Sprint Cup history when he pilots a Brian Keselowski-owned Toyota in the Camping...
Morgan Shepherd has not qualified for a NASCAR Nationwide Series race this season and 71-year-old driver is unsure when he will return to the track.
Shepherd has been attempting to run a full-time Nationwide schedule for since 2008 but the lack of funding has taken its toll on the No. 89 team.
The following message was posted on Shepherd’s Facebook page.
“Just going to let everyone...