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.
130 years ago
Born on this day, Pietro Bordino, an Italian racecar driver, one of the three greatest from Italy in the 1920's - the others being Felice Nazzaro and Antonio Ascari. Bordino won the 1922 Italian Grand Prix, second edition. He also raced in the 1925 Indianapolis 500, finishing 10th, among his 10 AAA Championship Car starts in the United States. Continue Reading →
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124 years ago
83 years ago
Born on this day, Jackie Pretorious, a South African racing legend from the 60s and early 70s. His best season was handling the Team Gunston Brabham BT26A in 1971 and winning the championship races at Killarney and Natalís Roy Hesketh circuit. He was called in at the 1973 SA Grand Prix by Williams for the final time to replace Nanni Galli making it four appearances at the South African Grand Prix before returning to the local series with his ex-Motul Brabham. Continue Reading →Show Article