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 8th November 1909

109 years ago

The 200-km/h (124.27-mph) land-speed barrier was broken by French driver Victor Hémery driving a Blitzen Benz at 202.65 km/h (125.95 mph) on the new Brooklands permanent circuit in Surrey.

Blitzen Benz

Blitzen Benz