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


22nd January

1945

75 years ago

Jean-Pierre Nicolas

Born on this day, Jean-Pierre Nicolas, French rally driver who competed mainly in the 1970s. Nicolas took five WRC event wins in the World Rally Championship. His best placement in the drivers' championship was second with 31 points, after Markku Alén (53) and ahead of Hannu Mikkola (30), in the 1978 FIA Cup for Drivers.

Jean-Pierre Nicolas

Jean-Pierre Nicolas

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1981

39 years ago

Guy Wilks

Born on this day, Guy Wilks, rally driver, from Great Britain. Wilks started rallying at the age of 19, but currently drives for JRM in the FIA World Rallycross Championship. In 2011 Wilks drove for Peugeot UK in the Intercontinental Rally Challenge. Continue Reading →

Guy Wilks

Guy Wilks

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