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


Sunday 12th January 1986

31 years ago

American singer Luther Vandross was injured and his passenger killed, when his Mercedes-Benz went out of control and crashed on Laurel Canyon Boulevard in Los Angeles, California. Vandross was charged with vehicular manslaughter. Pleading to a lesser charge, the case was quietly settled out of court with a payment to the Salvemini family for about $630,000.

Luther Vandross

Luther Vandross

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