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 19th June 1902

115 years ago

Barney Oldfield set a 1-mile speed record of 60.4 mph in the Ford '999' at the Indianapolis Fairgrounds, Indiana, US - the first time th 60 mph had been broken on a closed track.

Henry Ford and driver Barney Oldfield posing with the legendary 999 race car

Henry Ford and driver Barney Oldfield posing with the legendary 999 race car

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