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

Thursday 8th April 1971

50 years ago

Richard Petty won the Columbia 200 at Columbia Speedway after passing Benny Parsons in the closing laps of the race. Petty finished the season with 21 wins, 41 top 10s and 38 top fives, which helped him claim the 1971 NASCAR Cup Series championship.