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


Monday 17th July 1995

22 years ago

The legendary Argentinian driver Juan Manuel Fangio (84) nicknamed El Chueco ("the bowlegged one", or El Maestro ("The Master"), who dominated the first decade of Formula One racing, died. He won the World Championship of Drivers five times, a record which stood for 46 years until beaten by Michael Schumacher—with four different teams - Alfa Romeo, Ferrari, Mercedes-Benz and Maserati. Regarded by many as one of the greatest drivers of all time Fangio holds the highest winning percentage in Formula One - 46.15% - winning 24 of 52 Formula One races he entered.

Juan Manuel Fangio

Juan Manuel Fangio

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