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.

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On This Day


Saturday 23rd June 1928

94 years ago

An Opel rocket-car was mounted on railroad tracks near Celle, Germany. The first run, with 10 rockets, reached 180 mph (290 kph). A second run, with 24 rockets, jumped the tracks and demolished the vehicle.

Rocket rail vehicle Opel-Sander Rak.3 in June 1928

Rocket rail vehicle Opel-Sander Rak.3 in June 1928

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