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


Saturday 13th October 1973

44 years ago

Born on this day, Peter Dumbreck, racing driver from Scotland who took the 1998 Japanese Formula 3 title with a record-breaking eight wins out of ten races. In 1999 Peter he momentarily shot to world prominence when he not only survived but walked away uninjured from a horrifying high speed incident during the 1999 24 Hours of Le Mans race when his #5 Mercedes-Benz CLR somersaulted into the woods at about 300 km/h.

Peter Dumbreck

Peter Dumbreck

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