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


Tuesday 12th July 1949

69 years ago

Born on this day, Rick Hendrick, the current owner of the American NASCAR team, Hendrick Motorsports and founder of the Hendrick Automotive Group and Hendrick Marrow Program. He attended Park View High School in South Hill, Virginia, and began his career in auto racing at age 14. He is also a retired race car driver himself, driving in only four NASCAR races throughout the course of his NASCAR career. He is the father of the late Ricky Hendrick, a former NASCAR driver. Hendrick achieved his stock car racing notoriety as as owner, winning 12 NASCAR Cups at the helm of Hendrick Motorsports, which led to his induction into the NASCAR Hall of Fame in 2017.

Rick Hendrick

Rick Hendrick

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