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


Sunday 17th June 1951

68 years ago

In the Belgian Grand Prix, held at the Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps, Juan Manuel Fangio's pit crew took 14 minutes 18 seconds to put him back in the race. His Alpha Romeo had been fitted with special, very expensive, concave wheels ... one jammed.! His team-mate Nino Farina took just 39 seconds for his stop and he went on to win the race. Today's teams take, on average, 8 seconds to refuel and change all 4 wheels.

1951 Belgian Grand Prix

1951 Belgian Grand Prix

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