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.

In 1925 it became an offence in Great Britain to be found drunk in charge of ANY mechanically propelled vehicle on any highway or other public place. The penalty for which was a fine not exceeding 50 pounds and/or imprisonment for a period not exceeding 4 months as well as a disqualification from holding a driving licence for a minimum period of 12 months.

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.

135 million cars travel the roads and interstates in the United States each day.

Two months after winning Le Mans 24 Hours with Mazda in 1991, Belgian Bertrand Gachot received a two-month prison sentence for spraying a London taxi driver with CS gas.

In 2007, 20-year-old Florida kid named Ryan Holle was sentenced to life without parole for lending his car to a friend, who then murdered an 18-year-old girl.

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