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 14th September 1968

50 years ago

Miss Patsy Burt broke the Brighton Speed Trials (England) standing kilometer start record with a time of 20.21 seconds (110.69 mph) in a McLaren Oldsmobile. She was the first lady to win the event and was also the Ladies' record holder at Shelsley Walsh, the oldest sprint and hill-climb event in Britain, from 1967 to 1978.