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 May 1996

22 years ago

IndyCar veteran Scott Brayton (40) won pole position for the 1996 Indianapolis 500 but was killed after a tyre deflation caused his car to crash into a retaining wall during a practice run at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. He became the 40th driver to be killed at the sports' most famous race track.

Scott Brayton

Scott Brayton

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