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Cash woes may doom Shepherd's team

Updated: September 2, 2009, 2:25 PM ET
By David Newton | ESPN.com

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- A mechanical failure in the back of Morgan Shepherd's familiar No. 89 Nationwide Series car may have ended the career of the 67-year-old driver.

The problem forced Shepherd to miss his third consecutive Nationwide race Sunday in Montreal and then forced him to lay off almost his entire team Monday due to a lack of funding.

"We will go to Atlanta and I will just have to do it pretty much by myself," Shepherd said, in reference to the site of Saturday's Nationwide ...

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