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 19th May 1957

62 years ago

Buck Baker was declared winner of the Virginia 500 at Martinsville Speedway after a crash halted the event on lap 441 of the scheduled 500-lapper.

Paul Goldsmith and Buck Baker lead the field around  the 1/2-mile Martinsville Speedway on the pace lap of the May 19 Virginia 500

Paul Goldsmith and Buck Baker lead the field around the 1/2-mile Martinsville Speedway on the pace lap of the May 19 Virginia 500

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