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 24th February 1932

89 years ago

Malcolm Campbell driving the Napier Railton Blue Bird established a new World Land Speed Record (253.96 mph) at Daytona, Florida, US. He broke nine land speed records in his lifetime. In 1924 he set his first record at 146.16mph but his final record in Utah in 1935 gave him the honour of being the first to drive over 300 mph with an average speed of 301.337 mph.

Napier Railton Blue Bird

Napier Railton Blue Bird

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