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 15th March 1981

38 years ago

Ayrton Senna, just 20 years old, lined up for just his second event in a racing car, a Formula Ford 1600 race, at Brands Hatch track in England. He displayed wet-weather mastery that would become legendary by winning the race nearly 10 seconds from second-placed man. He won £70 for his troubles.

Ayrton Senna - Ford Ford 1981

Ayrton Senna - Ford Ford 1981