Found July 14, 2013 on Race Review Online:
PLAYERS: Morgan Shepherd
71-year old Morgan Shepherd made history today at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, becoming the oldest driver ever to compete in a Sprint Cup Series race. The previous record belonged to Jim Fitzgerald, who ran at Riverside, CA in 1987 at age 65. Morgan completed 70 laps of the Camping World RV Sales 301 before taking the No. 52 BK Motorsports car to the garage. Shepherd is one of the nicest guys you’ll ever meet, and I was fortunate enough to interview him at Martinsville a couple of years ago. Sunday marked Shepherd’s first Cup start since 2006. He has four career wins, seven poles, and three top-7 finishes in NASCAR’s top series. Here’s hoping Shepherd will continue to be able to drive his “Jesus Car” in the Nationwide Series while setting records and changing lives around the NASCAR garage. The post NASCAR: 71-year-old Morgan Shepherd makes historic start at New Hampshire Motor Speedway appeared first on Race Review Online.

Shepherd oldest driver in Cup race

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...

The Day At Loudon: Oldest Ever And A Long-Time Coming

((HT: NASCAR on TNT)) It had been almost four full years, and 75 total starts, that it took for Brian Vickers to get back in victory lane. But running part-time for Michael Waltrip Racing along with Mark Martin and Michael his own self, he held off the folks in the green-white-checker for the win at Loudon... Here's the end of the race... And another record setting...
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