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


Monday 19th May 1986

33 years ago

Alan Bates in Nobby Hills Corvette was credited with a 5.99 second run, the first five second Funny Car run at the Santa Pod Raceway, Northamptonshire, England. The run was dismissed by some that saw it as being a mid-six second run although it is often credited as being the first UK Funny Car five.

Nobby Hills

Nobby Hills

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