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.

Motoring Trivia


A random selection of interesting trivia from the world of motoring.

The world’s lowest street-legal car is the 19 inch-tall ‘Flatmobile’, built by Perry Watkins from Buckinghamshire. The record was previously held by Andy Saunders, whose car ‘Flat Out’ stands 21.5 inches off the ground.

Dagenham's 10 millionth car and Ford's 250 millionth worldwide, a Fiesta, was driven off the line at Dagenham in 1996 by retired boxing champion and local resident Frank Bruno.

Jeremy Clarkson's mum Shirley manufactured the first ‘classic look’ Paddington bears, the first of which was a present for her son in Christmas 1971.

Standard Oil opened the first gasoline station in Cincinnati Ohio in 1912. Up until that time, car owners bought fuel from hardware stores and sometimes lumberyards

Red cars are prohibited in Shanghai China.

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