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 9th October 1977

42 years ago

British Leyland Chairman Sir Richard Dobson resigned over remarks he made about ''wogs''. The controversial words were spoken during a speech to business men at a privets lunch. He said ''Who would have thought that the Daily Mail would have the bloody nerve to bride somebody 5,000 to reveal the documents which turned out to be forged - in order to accuse the company of the perfectly respectable fact that it was bribing wags?"

Sir Richard Dobson

Sir Richard Dobson