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 19th May 1980

39 years ago

The Triumph TR8, an eight-cylinder version of the "wedge-shaped" Triumph TR7 sports car, designed by Harris Mann, and manufactured by British Leyland, was launched in the US. Because of its outstanding performance, the TR8 was often dubbed the "English Corvette".The majority of TR8s were sold in the United States and Canada.

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