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


Wednesday 12th October 1932

86 years ago

Born on this day, Ned Jarrett, a two-time champion in NASCAR’s premier series, was born. Jarrett, known as “Gentleman Ned” for his relaxed nature off the track, won 50 races over his 13-year career and was named one of NASCAR’s 50 greatest drivers in 1998. Jarrett retired from driving at the age of 34 but enjoyed a decades-long second career as a popular broadcaster. He was enshrined in the second class of the NASCAR Hall of Fame in 2011.

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