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.

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Born On This Day


Tuesday 29th January 1929

93 years ago

Born on this day, Gerald F. Hoyt, US racer. He started four Indy 500 races, where he had his name written in the race book as the youngest Pole Position Winner in 1955. Sadly he died less than a month and a half later during a AAA Sprint Car race in the State Fair Speedway in Oklahoma City when his car rolled in turn three, killing him at the young age of 26.

Gerald F. Hoyt

Gerald F. Hoyt

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