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


Saturday 11th June 1904

117 years ago

The Fairgrounds Speedway an independent racetrack located at the Tennessee State Fairgrounds near downtown Nashville, Tennessee, US first staged "horseless carriages" and motorcycle races on the 1.125 mile (1.8 km) dirt oval. Races were cancelled after a motorcycle ran into the back of a car that was lining up. The second oldest continually operating track in the United States, it staged NASCAR Grand National/Winston Cup (now Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series) races from 1958 to 1984.

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