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 11th June 1966

55 years ago

American driver Jimmy Davies (36), who finished third at the 1955 Indianapolis 500, was killed in a midget crash at Santa Fe Speedway in Chicago. On the same day another leading American driver who drove twice in the Indy 500, Jud Larson (43), died at Reading Speedway in Pennsylvania when racing side-by-side with Red Reigel - the pair collided, both cars started somersaulting and both men were killed.