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


Wednesday 16th September 1931

89 years ago

Herbert 'Bert' le Vack (52), a motorcycle world speed record holder throughout the 1920, was killed in a sidecar accident near Bern, Switzerland. The 'Wizard of Brooklands', was an expert racing engine tuner. Le Vack worked for some of the great marques and in the late 1920s joined Motosacoche in Switzerland as the works rider, chief designer and tuner.

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