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 26th March 1961

59 years ago

Bob Burdick raced to the only victory in his brief career in NASCAR’s top series, prevailing in the Atlanta 500 at Atlanta International Raceway, Georgia, US. Rex White finished second under caution with Ralph Earnhardt third. Only 13 of 46 cars were running at the finish. Burdick, who led 43 of 334 laps, competed in just 15 NASCAR Grand National events. His final start, at age 25, was in the 1962 Daytona 500.

Bob Burdick

Bob Burdick

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