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

Thursday 8th November 1984

34 years ago

Sir Michael Edwardes of British Leyland Ltd was named Chairman of the Dunlop Rubber Company. His tenure with British Leyland lasted until 1982, when he was replaced by Harold Musgrove. In 1984, he became Chairman of ICL, but resigned six months later when the company was acquired by STC. Edwardes wrote Back from the Brink, a book which discusses his experiences at British Leyland.

Sir Michael Edwardes

Sir Michael Edwardes