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 17th July 1913

104 years ago

A 1910 Buick Model 10 'Bearcat' driven by William W Brown became the first car tp reach the summit of Pikes Peak, Colorado, US without the aid of horses. The 20 mile long ascent ascent took 5 hours and 28 minutes. The uppermost portion of Pikes Peak, above 14,000 feet (4,300 m) elevation, was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1961.Pikes Peak was the home of a ski resort from 1939 until 1984

W. W. Brown driving his Model 10 Buick “Bearcat” up Pikes Peak in Colorado in July 1913

W. W. Brown driving his Model 10 Buick “Bearcat” up Pikes Peak in Colorado in July 1913

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