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


Tuesday 14th February 1911

107 years ago

Born on this day, Maurice Gatsonides, Dutch rally driver and inventor. His fame largely results from inventing the Gatsometer ("Gatso"), a speed measuring device used today by many police forces around the world to reliably catch drivers who are speeding. He originally invented the Gatso speed camera to measure his cornering speed in an attempt to improve his driving.

Maurice Gatsonides

Maurice Gatsonides

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