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 28th May 1978

41 years ago

Al Unser easily led the Indianapolis 500 but bent his Lola's front wing in the pitlane on lap 180. Tom Sneva charged to catch the crippled Lola but was 8 seconds short at the finish. Unser led 121 laps and held on for a third win on a very hot day. Janet Guthrie finished ninth, the highest finish for a woman in Indy 500 history--a feat that was eventually topped 27 years later.

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