Welcome to 365 Days of Motoring

An Everyday Journey Through Motoring History, Facts & Trivia

Belt up and enjoy this 365-day ride as you cruise past the most momentous motoring events in history. Packed with fascinating facts about races, motorists and the history of the mighty engine, this is a must-visit web site for any car enthusiast.

Born On This Day

26th September


109 years ago

Bill France Sr

Born on this day, Bill France Sr. or Big Bill, American racing driver best known for co-founding and managing NASCAR, a sanctioning body of US-based stock car racing. He is one of the most important figures in American racing history and is responsible for NASCAR’s initial survival and growth, as well as some of its controversial practices that continue to this day. Continue Reading →

Bill France Sr

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108 years ago

Eric Neale

Born on this day, Eric Neale, British car designer, responsible for the Jensen Interceptor and Austin A40 Sports.

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93 years ago

Marty Robbins

Born on this day, Marty Robbins, the country/western music star who was a popular part-time driver in NASCAR. Robbins, a multiple Grammy winner best known for his hit “El Paso,” made 35 starts over 13 years, mostly driving bright purple and yellow Dodges. His best finish in NASCAR’s top series was fifth at Michigan International Speedway (US) in June 1974. Continue Reading →

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75 years ago

Tim Schenken

Born on this day, Tim Schenken, former racing driver from Sydney, Australia who participated in 36 Formula One World Championship Grands Prix, debuting on 16 August 1970. He achieved one podium, and scored a total of seven championship points.

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65 years ago

Sepp Haider

Born on this day, Sepp Haider, former Austrian rally driver, who won the Rally New Zealand in 1988.

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55 years ago

Joe Nemechek

Born on this day, Joe Nemechek, NASCAR driver, winner of the 1992 Busch Series and owner of NEMCO Motorsports

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