Saturday, February 28, 2015
1012 C Street  •  Floresville, TX 78114  •  Phone: 830-216-4519  •  Fax: 830-393-3219  • 

WCN Site Search


Lost & Found

Lost: Brown and white female Boxer, "Baylie," sweet dog, last seen in La Vernia by the elementary. If seen call 210-459-1796.
Found: Small male dog, white with brown spots, on FM 775, Feb. 10. Call 830-393-0429.
Lost: Calico cat, female, indoor cat,  "Cleo," has three legs, since Valentine's Day from Country Hills, La Vernia. Reward! 830-477-9436.
More Lost & Found ads ›

Help Wanted

Holiday Motors in Floresville is now hiring for salesman position, potential of making $80K plus yearly!! Call Dave at 210-287-4703.
Wanting to hire an experienced housekeeper that does detailed cleaning, La Vernia area. 210-722-0210.
More Help Wanted ads ›

Featured Videos





Video Vault ›

NASCAR News


Morgan Shepherd has Daytona 500 aspirations




E-Mail this Story to a Friend
Print this Story

Disclaimer:
Amanda Vincent is responsible for this content, which is not edited by the Wilson County News or wilsoncountynews.com.

February 6, 2014 | 2,938 views | Post a comment

Morgan Shepherd is not letting his age of 72 hold him back, especially when it comes to racing. The driver has plans to race in this year’s Daytona 500 on Feb. 23. He’ll be behind the wheel of the No. 93 Toyota fielded by MacDonald Motorsports and Dell Hamilton. The car will be leased from BK Racing.

Since the team does not have 2013 owner points to fall back on, Shepherd will have to qualify his way into the Daytona 500 race field, either by speed during pole qualifying on Sunday or doing qualifying races on Feb. 13.

If Shepherd qualifies his way into the Daytona 500, he’ll become the oldest driver, ever, to start the race. He already holds the record as the oldest driver to start any Sprint Cup event, competing in last year’s July race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon at the age of 71.

“Whenever you can break a record or make history, it’s something special,” Hamilton told the Sporting News of Shepherd’s plans.

Shepherd has 515 Cup-level starts to his credit, resulting in four race wins. He’s still a regular competitor in the Nationwide Series.

Follow Stock Car Spin on Twitter @SCSblog or like Stock Car Spin on Facebook. Amanda’s also on Twitter @NASCARexaminer or like NASCAR Examiner on Facebook.
 
‹ Previous Blog Entry
 

Your Opinions and Comments


Be the first to comment on this story!


You must be logged in to post a comment.




Not a subscriber?
Subscriber, but no password?
Forgot password?

NASCAR News Archives


Nascar News side bar
Allstate & McBride RealtySacred Heart SchoolWilson's Auto ChooserTriple R DC ExpertsEast Central Driving SchoolDrama KidsChester WilsonHeavenly Touch homeVoncille Bielefeld home

  Copyright © 2007-2015 Wilson County News. All rights reserved. Web development by Drewa Designs.