United Kingdom

Derek Bell

1941-10-31 (age 79)


Championship Driver Team Event Location Prime Article type Date
520 articles
Clear all filters
Derek Bell
Article type

Latest news on Derek Bell


Legends share their Lola memories

Legends from Le Mans, Indycar and Formula 1 share their memories of racing and creating Lolas through the marque's great history

Full technical details of new McLaren P1 GTR

New car will premiere alongside the recently announced McLaren 675LT in Geneva

Gordon Kirby: A walk around the Monterey Historics

'No wider celebration' of classic and vintage automobiles.

Monterey Motorsports Reunion, as usual, a star-studded affair

Stars are human, like Sir Stirling Moss and Derek Bell, and automotive.

Le Mans Classic: 7th Edition, high in the sky!

For the first time it provided an incredible retrospective for lovers of exceptional motor cars of the legendary Le Mans 24 Hours.

Facts on the 13th Le Mans victory of Audi

Audi with over 80-percent win rate at Le Mans; Audi’s hybrid technology unbeaten at Le Mans; 263,300 spectators attend the greatest endurance race.

New special exhibition: "24 Hours for Eternity. Le Mans."

More than 20 different racing cars tell the unique and exciting history of Porsche's Le Mans experience.

Sebring still has its 'swing'

Things are far less extreme these days out in Green Park but one thing has not changed -- the place is still packed, year after year...

The Eighties: The reign of the IMSA prototypes

Nine factory teams from nine manufacturers participated of some of the best endurance sports car racing ever seen.

Legends Bondurant, Gurney, Hubbard, Downing, Hylton, Barnes join SCCA Hall of Fame

Past inductees of the SCCA Hall of Fame include Mark Donohue, Denise McCluggage, Marge Binks, Carl Haas, Nick Craw, John Bishop, Paul Newman, Bobby Rahal, Carroll Shelby and Skip Barber.

Kunimitsu Takahashi: Member of the 90th anniversary Hall of Fame

President Pierre Fillon presided over a ceremony in honour of Japanese drivers at Fuji.

Happy anniversary to the Le Mans 24 Hours!

The start of the 2013 Le Mans 24 Hours will be given in three weeks time on Saturday 22nd June. Friday, the Automobile Club de l’Ouest, creator and organiser since 1923 of the greatest endurance event in the world, celebrated the 90th anniversary of the race in Paris.

90 years ago: The Le Mans 24 Hours

Ninety years ago this coming Sunday 26th May, the first Le Mans 24 Hours got under way. Since then what was called the 24-Hours Endurance Grand Prix has become one of the greatest motor races in the world.

Le Mans 24 Hours celebrate their 90th anniversary

Since the start of the year numerous special operations have taken place and they will continue to multiply until the start of the race on 22nd June.

Silverstone: a long history with endurance racing

Both the ELMS and the FIA WEC will contest the circuit that is the home of 'British motorsport' again this year.

Bentley's Speed machines to tackle Goodwood hill this summer

Bentley will have major presence at the annual Festival of Speed.

Tourist Trophy to start the 2013 season

The most significant prize in UK motorsport will be awarded to winners of 6 Hours of Silverstone.

Oliver Gavin Goodwood Revival summary

Oliver Gavin went back in time to the 1950s and 1960s this weekend at the prestigious historic racing event, the Goodwood Revival meeting and got a sharp reminder of how much motor sport has progressed in the last half century -- as well as having a ...

Oliver Gavin Goodwood Revival preview

"I SAY, OLD CHAP, FANCY A SPIN IN THE E-TYPE?" Northamptonshire's Oliver Gavin has been a GM Corvette driver for the past nine seasons and rarely has an opportunity, or time, to drive cars produced by other manufacturers. The one glorious ...

Panoz Abruzzi Spirit news 2010-09-08

HOMOLOGATION PROCESS NEARING COMPLETION FOR PANOZ ABRUZZI "SPIRIT OF LE MANS" Newest American supercar soon to officially hit the market HOSCHTON, Ga. (September 8, 2010) - Panoz Auto Development's latest wonder is getting closer and closer to ...

Le Mans Classic on Motors TV

This July, Motors TV will open its airwaves to one of historic motorsport's most prestigious events, the Le Mans Classic, which takes place between 9-11 July on the famous Le Mans 24 Hours circuit. On the schedule is a daily programme from Friday ...

ALMS interview with Marino Franchitti

FRANCHITTI: LE MANS MEANS EVERYTHING TO ME Trying to give Highcroft a debut victory in world's toughest race Marino Franchitti is a driven man, no question about it. But there is one event that holds his attention like no other. "Le Mans means ...

Panoz unviels Abruzzi "Spirit of Le Mans"

PANOZ MAKES HISTORY WITH ABRUZZI "SPIRIT OF LE MANS" One-of-a-kind delivery experience for latest Panoz road-going marvel LE MANS, France - Don Panoz again has captured the Spirit of Le Mans. This time, one of the world's most forward-thinking ...

Volkswagen newsletter 2010-04-18

Volkswagen Scirocco R-Cup The world's most eco-conscious one-make cup presents itself in Wiesbaden The new Volkswagen Scirocco R-Cup thrilled fans during the DTM presentation in Wiesbaden. Hans-Joachim Stuck piloted the bio natural gas powered ...

Historic Sportscar Racing Series news 2010-03-04

Historic Sportscar Racing Series Opens Its 20th Season at Sebring International Raceway The Historic Sportscar Racing Series (HSR) opens its 20th season with the Sebring Endurance Challenge presented by Classic Motorsports at Sebring ...

RRDC names Craw recipient of 2010 Phil Hill Award

NICK CRAW IS RECIPIENT OF RRDC'S 2010 PHIL HILL AWARD DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Feb. 3, 2010) - Bobby Rahal, president of the Road Racing Drivers Club (RRDC), named FIA Senate President Nick Craw as the 2010 recipient of the prestigious Phil Hill ...

ACO releases 2010 Le Mans invite list

The 2010 Le Mans 24 Hours Quite simply the best cars in the world The perspective of a grid made up of Peugeot, Audi, Aston Martin, BMW, Corvette, Ferrari, Porsche, Lamborghini, Ford and Jaguar was a dream. And in June the dream will become ...

Ingram's Flat Spot On: Long Distance planning

Ingram's Flat Spot On Long Distance Planning by Jonathan Ingram What happens when a car company known for its racing heritage gets acquired by another car company where one of the brands is also known for its racing heritage? ...

Porsche Carrera Cup GB Celebrity Karting Challenge summary

Porsche Carrera Cup Scholars race for charity Porsche Carrera Cup GB Scholarship winners Michael Meadows and Euan Hankey had their first races of 2010 when they were part of the Race-Boots Boys squad in the David Brabham Celebrity Karting ...

David Brabham's Celebrity Karting Challenge summary

David Brabham's Celebrity Karting Challenge Lights Up Autosport International Live Action Arena Birmingham, UK -- Sunday 17 January 2010: The first ever Celebrity Karting Challenge hosted in the Autosport International Live Action Arena within ...

Radio Show Limited supports Brabham's Celebrity Karting Challenge

Radio Le Mans Supports Brabham's Celebrity Karting Challenge London, UK - Tuesday 5 January, 2010; Radio Show Limited, the expert team behind Radio Le Mans, has confirmed its special support of David Brabham's Celebrity Karting Challenge 2010 at ...

Peugeot Sport stars reunite for Brabham's Celebrity Karting Challenge

London UK -- Tuesday 8 December, 2009; David Brabham will be reunited with his Le Mans 24 Hours winning teammate Alex Wurz and fellow Peugeot Sport stars Franck Montagny and Nicolas Minassian as they join the Celebrity Karting Challenge primarily in ...

Sebring Int'l Raceway Hall of Fame 2010 class announced

SEBRING HALL OF FAME ANNOUNCES 2010 INDUCTEES Sebring, FL - The Sebring Sports Car Racing Hall of Fame has announced its class of 2010. Former Sebring winning drivers Phil Walters, John Morton, Hurley Haywood and Derek Daly, former official and ...

Oliver Gavin Q & A on 2009 season

OLIVER GAVIN -- A BUSY YEAR IN 2009! 1. How did it feel to say goodbye to the Corvette GT1 car in the ALMS after so many successful seasons? It felt quite sad because the car had generated a huge amount of success for the team and me ...

Macau: Series preview

TITLE CONTENDERS ON EQUAL WEIGHT Gabriele Tarquini, Yvan Muller and Augusto Farfus are the only three men in contention to clinch the Drivers' World Championship. Altogether they have won 12 out of the 22 races held so far and in Macau they will ...

Racing4Charity Celebrity Karting Challenge preview

Derek Bell Leads Le Mans Legends & Motorsport Stars For Brabham's Celebrity Karting Challenge London, UK -- Wednesday 11 November, 2009; Legends from the historic annals of the Le Mans 24 Hours are just some of the motor racing stars joining ...

Bell, Haywood - NASCAR teleconference, part 1

NASCAR/Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series Teleconference Transcript June 3, 2009 An Interview With: DEREK BELL HURLEY HAYWOOD HERB BRANHAM: Thank you, and good afternoon, everyone. Welcome to today's NASCAR/Grand Am teleconference as we look ...

Bell, Haywood - NASCAR teleconference, part 2

Continued from part 1 Q: Hurley and Derek, I watched you race for years. You're both stars in the Sports Car Series as far as I'm concerned, as are many others. You're older drivers but you're fit, and what is the difference between the way ...

This Week in Racing History (August 9-15)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker www.vintageRPM.com August 9 Edgar Barth wins the Freiburg-Schauinsland hillclimb in Germany driving a Porsche 718 RS Spyder (1964). August 10 Alex Zanardi drives a Reynard-Honda to victory in the CART ...

Watkins Glen Int'l news 2009-08-21

LYN ST. JAMES NAMED HONORED GUEST & GRAND MARSHAL St. James' Career and Morgan Will Be Honored During U.S. Vintage Grand Prix Watkins Glen, NY (August 21, 2009) -- Lyn St. James, one of the most famous and successful women in the ...

Monterey Historics summary

THE CARS ARE THE STARS August 16, 2009 - The Rolex Monterey Historic Automobile Races concluded today at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca after three days of fabulous vintage racing action, exhibitions, new car reveals and activities for fans. Now 36 ...

Porsche Motorsport newsletter 2009-09-17

Porsche Motorsport around the world Stuttgart. The Motorsport Newsletter regularly provides information on Porsche Motorsport racing around the world. More detailed information and additional photographs are available for accredited journalists ...

Nick Padmore Goodwood Revival preview

PADMORE RACING BACK IN TIME AT GOODWOOD REVIVAL Reigate-based racing driver Nick Padmore will be stepping back into the past this weekend as the prestigious Goodwood Revival returns for its eleventh annual dose. Padmore, who has a full-time ...

Silverstone: Darren Turner race report

CHAMPIONSHIP VICTORY! Darren Turner wrapped up his first full season in the Le Mans Series with a fourth place finish at Silverstone today. As a long-serving member of the Aston Martin Racing team, Darren was delighted to play his part in securing ...