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

Saturday 18th October 1986

34 years ago

Morgan Shepherd posted a dominant NASCAR Nationwide Series win, leading 144 of 197 laps in the Sandhills 200 at North Carolina Motor Speedway in Rockingham. Shepherd, who scored three other Nationwide wins in the season, wound up 1.02 seconds ahead of pole-starter Davey Allison, who paced 31 laps in a runner-up finish. Dale Jarrett took third with Larry Pearson fourth as the final cars on the lead lap.

Morgan Shepherd - 1986

Morgan Shepherd - 1986