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 1st July 1952

68 years ago

The first NASCAR Grand National event staged outside the U.S. took place at Stamford Park in Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada. Buddy Shuman outran Herb Thomas by two laps in the 100-mile race as Hudson Hornets finished first and second.

Tim Flock#91, leads Dick Rathmann & Lee Petty in his Fabulous Hudson Hornet during the first NASCAR race held in Canada - 1952

Tim Flock#91, leads Dick Rathmann & Lee Petty in his Fabulous Hudson Hornet during the first NASCAR race held in Canada - 1952

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