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 13th March 1977

41 years ago

Richard Petty drove his Dodge to a win in a wreck strewn NASCAR Grand National Carolina 500. An asphalt sealer recently applied to the surface of the 1.017 mile North Carolina Motor Speedway led to many of the wrecks, none of which resulted in injury. Overall the yellow flew 11 times for 118 laps. Darrell Waltrip's DiGard Chevy finished 8 seconds behind Petty.

Richard Petty

Richard Petty

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