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

Saturday 11th July 1931

87 years ago

The London Life Assurance Co applied for a receiver for Bentley Motors, as Woolf Barnate, the principle investor and Chairman had refused to meet mortgages totally £65,000. Rolls Royce pre-empted Napier Motors in acquiring Bentley and from then on the marque moved towards being a Rolls with a different badge and grille.