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 14th September 1952

66 years ago

Lee Petty drove his Plymouth to victory in the tragic 250-mile NASCAR Grand National event at Langhorne Speedway, Pennsylvania, US. Rookie driver Larry Mann, competing in only his sixth race, overturned on the 211th lap and died of ­massive injuries. Mann defied a long-standing racing taboo by painting his Hudson green.