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 12th February 1919

100 years ago

Ralph DePalma in a Packard 905 achieved a speed of 149.875 mph (241.200 km/h) at Daytona Beach, which was recognised as a World Land Speed Record in the US, but not by the AIACR. The Packard was powered by a forerunner of the WW1 Liberty Engine.

Ralph de Plama in a Packard 905

Ralph de Plama in a Packard 905