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


Friday 17th September 1999

21 years ago

The longest ramp-to-truck motorcycle jump of 41.1 m (135 ft), into a 2.13 x 6.09-m (7 x 20-ft) box van travelling at 60 mph (96 km/h) was established by Roger Wells, (aka Johnny Airtime) near Los Angeles, California, USA. A ramp-to-ramp jump enthusiast, Wells was given his first motorbike at 14, and has made 4,350 ramp-to-ramp jumps of over 30.5 m (100 ft) during his career.

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