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.

Formula One - On This Day


2nd March

1962

59 years ago

Born on this day, Gabriele Tarquini, racing driver from Italy. He participated in 78 Formula One Grands Prix, debuting on May 3, 1987. He scored 1 championship point, and holds the record for the most failed attempts to qualify. Continue Reading →

Gabriele Tarquini

Gabriele Tarquini

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1979

42 years ago

Gilles Villeneuve won the South African Grand Prix at Kyalami in a Ferrari 312T4.

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1985

36 years ago

Jack N Humbert, General Motors stylist 1948-84, who designed the Pontiac GTO, Firebird and Grand Prix, died.

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2000

21 years ago

Never one to back down from controversy, Bernie Ecclestone said he thought a woman could never be an F1 champion. "In all likelihood they [women] will never get the opportunity because no one will ever take them seriously," he said. "Therefore they're never ever going to get into a competitive race car. Continue Reading →

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2006

15 years ago

The Ferrari 599 GTB Fiorano (internal code F139) a 2-seat Gran Turismo, to replace the 575M Maranello in 2006 as a 2007 model debuted at the Geneva Motor Show. Styling of the 599 GTB was handled by Pininfarina, under the direction of Ferrari stylist, Frank Stephenson. It was named for its engine displacement and the Fiorano test track used by Ferrari. Continue Reading →

Ferrari 599 GTB Fiorano

Ferrari 599 GTB Fiorano

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