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.

Born On This Day


29th March

1891

126 years ago

Alfred Neubauer

Born on this day, Alfred Neubauer, racing manager of the Mercedes-Benz Grand Prix team from 1926 to 1955. He served with the Austrian army in World War I and in 1922 he joined the Austro-Daimler car company in Wienerneustadt as a driver of the Ferdinand Porsche-designed Sascha model. His only major international appearance was on the 1922 Targa Florio in which he finished 19th. Continue Reading →

Alfred Neubauer

Alfred Neubauer

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1900

117 years ago

William S. 'Bill' Aston

Born on this day, William S. 'Bill' Aston, British racing driver who participated in three Formula One World Championship Grands Prix, for his own team - Aston Butterworth.

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1923

94 years ago

Geoff Duke

Born on this day, Geoff Duke, British three-time 350 cc (1951, 1952) and four-time 500 cc (1951, 1953-55) Motorcycle Grand Prix World Champion.

Geoff Duke

Geoff Duke

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1944

73 years ago

Bill Vukovich Jr

Born on this day, Bill Vukovich Jr, former driver in the championship car division of USAC and CART series. He was named the 1968 Indianapolis 500 Rookie of the Year.

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1954

63 years ago

Chip Robinson

Born on this day, Chip Robinson, retired US race car driver. He drove in the IMSA Camel GT series and won the 1987 24 Hours of Daytona (with Al Holbert, Derek Bell, and Al Unser, Jr. in a Porsche and the 1989 12 Hours of Sebring (with Arie Luyendyk and Geoff Brabham) in a Nissan.

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1974

43 years ago

Marc Gene

Born on this day, Marc Gene, Spanish motor racing driver, known as a tester for Williams and Ferrari in Formula One, Minardi Formula One driver and factory driver for Peugeot's Le Mans team, with which he won the 2009 24 Hours of Le Mans.

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