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


Sunday 11th June 1972

49 years ago

Graham Hill and Henri Pescarolo drove a 3 litre Matra-Simca MS670 to victory in the '24 Hours of Le Mans' as an all out "win or bust" effort by Matra paid off with a 1-2 finish, marking the first LeMans win by a French car in 22 years. Hill's victory gave him wins at LeMans, the Indianapolis 500 as well as the World Drivers Championship title.

Graham Hill / Henri Pescarolo, #15 Matra MS670, Le Mans 1972 (1st)

Graham Hill / Henri Pescarolo, #15 Matra MS670, Le Mans 1972 (1st)

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