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 11th September 1977

42 years ago

During the final of the Alfasud Europe Cup, the support race to the 1977 Italian Formula One Grand Prix at Monza circuit, an advertising board where about sixty spectators had climbed up to watch the races, suddenly collapsed throwing all the people down. Part of the advertising board hit other spectators seated on the branches of the trees all around, and other people sitting under the structure was crushed. One spectator died from thoracic crushing and other 35 people sustained several injuries, 5 of them were seriously wounded.