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.

On This Day

Saturday 7th December 2002

16 years ago

An embarrassing day for both Bernie Ecclestone and the government after the Sunday Express revealed the Labour party had attempted to stall a ban on tobacco advertising to aid F1, shortly after Ecclestone had donated £1 million to them. Tony Blair had been forced to pay back the money after the donation became public, but Liberal Democrat health spokesman Evan Harris said: "It's outrageous. The inescapable conclusion is that they continue to be obsessed by the need to pay off old dues to their Formula One paymasters."