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

Thursday 26th March 1903

117 years ago

Speed trials were first held at Daytona Beach, Florida. Alexander Winton, one of the instigators of the Gordon Bennett Cup, made the fastest run with a speed of 69.0 mph over a flying-start mile in his low built Winton Bullet No.1. The 17 litre engine of the Bullet was placed on its side to reduce the height of car.

Winton Bullet #1

Winton Bullet #1