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


Tuesday 12th July 1966

52 years ago

Bobby Allison cruised from the pole position to score his first victory in NASCAR’s top series, leading 238 of 300 laps at Oxford Plains Speedway in Maine (US). Allison, a 2011 NASCAR Hall of Fame inductee, wound up one lap ahead of runner-up Tony Lund, who led the other 62 laps. Richard Petty came home third in the first Cup race on Oxford Plains’ third-mile asphalt track.

Bobby Allison

Bobby Allison

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