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 15th May 1971

48 years ago

Alfa Romeo T33/3s finished 1-2 in the Targa Florio road race. The winners, Nino Vaccarella and Toine Hezemans completed the 11 lap, 493 mile (792 km) race in 6:35:46. Second was Andrea de Adamich and Gjs van Lennep only 1:11 seconds behind. Jo Bonnier and Richard Attwood finished third in their Lola T212. Vic Elford set the fastest lap in his Porsche. He turned a 33:45.6 lap in the race - an average speed of 127.962 km/h. but suffered suspension damage on lap 7.