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Shepherd becomes oldest NASCAR driver in Cup race

Updated: July 14, 2013, 3:40 PM ET
Associated Press

LOUDON, N.H. -- Morgan Shepherd gave NASCAR its own version of Old-Timers' Day at New Hampshire.

At 71, Shepherd took the wheel of the No. 52 Toyota and became the oldest driver to start a race in NASCAR's Sprint Cup series.

"This is all for the race fans," Shepherd said before the green flag dropped.

Most fans might not even remember him in his prime. He was winning NASCAR races before so many in the field were even born.

Shepherd started 41st in the 43-car field Sunday ...

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