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

Tuesday 14th September 1965

56 years ago

The situation comedy "My Mother the Car" premiered on NBC-TV. Panned by critics the show followed the exploits of attorney David Crabtree who purchased a dilapidated 1928 Porter touring car. The car turned out to be the reincarnation of his deceased mother, Gladys. She talked (only to Crabtree) through the car's radio: the dial light flashing in synchronisation with "Mother's" voice.