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.
83 years ago
Born on this day, John Cordts, former Canadian racing driver who participated in one Formula One World Championship Grand Prix, debuting on 20 September 1969. He qualified 19th, but retired his Brabham after 10 laps with an oil leak, while lying 16th. He scored no championship points.
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83 years ago
Born on this day, Jim Hall, former racecar driver and constructor from the United States who competed in Formula One from 1960 to 1963, participating in 12 World Championship Grands Prix and numerous non-Championship races. Hall's special place in motorsports history came as the result of him being the "motivating force" and part owner, with Hap Sharp, of Chaparral Cars. Based in Hall's hometown of Midland, Texas, during the 1960s, in the United States Road Racing Championship, and later in the Can-Am, Chaparral cars were the most innovative cars in racing. Continue Reading →
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61 years ago
Born on this day, Quentin Willson, English TV presenter, motoring journalist, author, TV producer and former car dealer, perhaps most widely known as a presenter of the motoring programmes Britain's Worst Driver, Fifth Gear, and the original incarnation of Top Gear.
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55 years ago
Born on this day, Stephane Ratel, founder of the Stéphane Ratel Organisation (abbreviated as SRO) which promotes, supports, and organizations various national and international auto racing series around the world.Show Article