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.

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On This Day

Thursday 6th August 1959

63 years ago

The Chevrolet Corporation registered the Corvair name for its new rear-engine compact car. Corsairs became quite controversial - people either loved them or hated them. The car was accused of being "unsafe at any speed," with much criticism directed toward its handling, even though a 1972 government study later exonerated the Corvair.