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.

London 'Daily Graphic' in 1905 coined a new word 'smog' to describe the mixture of smoke & fog

The plot of the David Niven movie Where the Spies Are features a rare Cord convertible as the incentive for the hero to undertake an espionage mission.

One of the first flying cars was a Ford Pinto, which killed its inventor when the wings came off mid flight.

In the early 1990s, when McLaren was developing the transmission and brakes for their upcoming F1, they used a 454ci (7.4L) Chevrolet Big Block V8 to ensure that their components could handle the power of the BMW sourced V12.

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.

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