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.

Born On This Day


8th May

1922

99 years ago

Tom Wheatcroft

Born on this day, Tom Wheatcroft, English businessman, who made his fortune through building and construction. He resurrected the Donington Park motor racing circuit and founded the Donington Grand Prix Collection museum. Having made his fortune, and having started to build his car collection, Wheatcroft further indulged his racing passion by running his own racing car team. Continue Reading →

Tom Wheatcroft

Tom Wheatcroft

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1964

57 years ago

Bobby Labonte

Born on this day, Bobby Labonte, American race car driver in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. He was the first driver to have won both the Winston Cup championship (2000) and the Busch Series championship (1991).

Bobby Labonte

Bobby Labonte

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1967

54 years ago

Christian Abt

Born on this day, Christian Abt, German, the 1991 Formula BMW Champion and the 1992 German Formula Three Champion.

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1975

46 years ago

Gaston Mazzacane

Born on this day, Gaston Mazzacane, racing driver from Argentina who participated in 21 Formula One Grands Prix, debuting in March 2000. He scored no championship points.

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