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.

On This Day


Sunday 9th October 1955

64 years ago

Speedy Thompson took the lead from Tim Flock in the 43rd of 200 laps and rolls to victory at Memphis-Arkansas Speedway in LeHi, Arkansas, US. Thompson finished three-quarters of a lap ahead of runner-up Marvin Panch, his teammate in Pete DePaolo-owned Fords. Jimmy Massey finished third, four laps behind on the 1.5-mile dirt track, while Flock faded to a fourth-place finish.

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