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 14th February 1976

42 years ago

Piero Scotti (66), successful early 1950s privateer Italian sports cars racer, who financed his racing from a successful import-export business and a mineral water bottling, died. His greatest success was winning the 12 Hours of Casablanca sharing a works Ferrari with Nino Farina. In 1956 he bought an F1 Connaught on hire purchase and took 7th in the International Trophy, but after the Belgian Grand Prix at Spa he returned the car to the factory and gave up racing.

Piero Scotti

Piero Scotti

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