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Derek Bell

1941-10-31 (age 78)

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Watkins Glen Int'l news 2009-08-21

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Monterey Historics summary

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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 ...

EU3: Andreas Wirth returns to racing

Heidelberg, Germany -- May 18, 2009 -- Andreas Wirth Makes an Exciting Return to Racing. It is with great pride today that Andreas Wirth officially announces his return to racing with the factory racing Team BMW ALPINA in the FIA GT3 European ...

This Week in Racing History (May 3-9)

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Drayson Racing signs Marino Franchitti

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Stuck to return to Sebring with Vici Porsche

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This Week in Racing History (February 1-7)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker www.vintageRPM.com February 1 Al Holbert, Chip Robinson, Derek Bell, and Al Unser Jr. drive the Lauwenbrau Porsche 962 to victory in the 24 Hours of Daytona (1987). February 2 Mark Donohue and Chuck ...

Porsche statement on death of Bob Carlson

PORSCHE LOSES A MOST DEAR FAMILY MEMBER - BOB CARLSON Bob, who turned 60 years-old this past October, had a significant influence as both a journalist and public relations professional in the automotive and motorsports worlds, particularly within ...

HSCC: Michael Lyons awards ceremony notes

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Patrick Long 2008 season review

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Porsche Motorsport news 2008-10-30

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Fiskens geared up for Goodwood

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2009 Portland Historic Races news 2008-07-14

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This Week in Racing History (July 13-19)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker www.vintageRPM.com July 13 Derek Bell and Henri Pescarolo drive an Alfa Romeo T33/TT/12 to victory in the 6-hour World Championship of Makes race at Watkins Glen, New York, USA (1975). July 14 Adrian ...

Timo Glock to run Toyota Race of Legends

Current F1 Ace Timo Glock Challenges Former F1 Stars in Toyota Race of Legends Glock to Also Reprise History in Toyota Eagle MkIII GTP TORRANCE, Calif., July 11, 2008 -- Will years of Formula One experience be enough to match the youthful ...

Martin Birrane awarded 'Spirit of Le Mans' trophy

Martin Birrane, Executive Chairman of Lola awarded with the prestigious 'Spirit of Le Mans' trophy Huntingdon based marque also celebrates qualifying success as highest placed petrol powered LMP1 car On Thursday 12 June, Lola Cars were honoured ...

Toyota Monterey Historic news 2008-06-11

Formula One Drivers Add High-Speed Skills and Thrills to Toyota Race of Legends at Rolex Monterey Historic Automobile Races International Field of Drivers Vie for $25,000 Charitable Donation TORRANCE, Calif., June 10, 2008 - Some of the ...

UK: Hillspeed Thruxton test summary

IDAFAR, AL HARTHY & LYONS ALL ON TOP FORM AT THRUXTON Official Formula Renault BARC testing at Thruxton Circuit yesterday, Monday, 7th April, saw championship leading entrant Hillspeed continue its hugely impressive form with all three of the ...

Sebring Hall of Fame inductees announced

PENSKE, AUDI HIGHLIGHT SEBRING HALL INDUCTEES Sebring International Raceway has announced the 2008 inductees into the Sebring Sports Car Racing Hall of Fame. American Le Mans Series team owner Roger Penske, Derek Bell, Hans Stuck, David Cowart and ...

Daytona 24: Pre-race notes

Six Drivers Looking to Join Fathers as Winners of Prestigious Rolex 24 This Weekend at Daytona International Speedway DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (January 22, 2008) -- Since the beginning of time, sons have followed fathers into the family trade, passing ...

Vision Racing enters Daytona 24, names drivers

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Derek Bell returns to the driver's seat

After getting seat time in a Daytona Prototype at the Daytona Test Days earlier this month, racing legend Derek Bell has now confirmed that he will race in this year's Rolex 24 Hours at Daytona. The three-time winner will share the No. 12 RVO ...

RVO Pontiac adds Derek Bell for Daytona 24H

Sports Car Legend Derek Bell Joins RVO Pontiac Team For Rolex 24 At Daytona; Three Time Rolex Winner Returns Detroit, Mich., January 17, 2008 -- Three time Rolex 24 Hour At Daytona winner Derek Bell returns to the World Center of Racing to ...

SCC: Daytona test - Series day two notes

Allmendinger Leads Second Day of Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series Testing at Daytona International Speedway DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Jan. 5, 2008) - AJ Allmendinger turned the fastest lap on the second day of Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series presented ...

SCC: Daytona test - Series day three notes

O'Connell Leads Final Day of Testing For Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series at Daytona International Speedway DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Jan. 6, 2008) -- The Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series presented by Crown Royal Cask No. 16 completed a ...

Porsche Rennsport III air dates on Speed announced

Speed announces airdates for Porsche Rennsport Reunion III Porsche Rennsport Reunion III brings together an unprecedented gathering of significant Porsche vintage and current racecars and those who have driven them to victory in the world's most ...

This Week in Racing History (October 14-20)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker www.vintageRPM.com October 14 Bernd Rosemeyer, Grand Prix driver between the world wars, is born at Lingen an der Ems, Germany (1909). October 15 Alfa Romeo T33s finish 1-2 in the Bettoja Trophy race ...

WGI to honor John Watson at US Vintage GP

JOHN WATSON NAMED FEATURED GUEST Watson, BMW and Bugatti Will Be Honored During Zippo U.S. Vintage Grand Prix Watkins Glen, NY (August 27, 2007) -- Versatile and distinguished driver, John Watson, will be the special guest for ...

Porsche Rennsport Reunion III 2007 grand marshals announced

PETER SCHWARZENBAUER AND BETTY JO TURNER NAMED CO-GRAND MARSHALS FOR PORSCHE® RENNSPORT REUNION III Two Porsche Dignitaries to Preside Over Expected Largest Gathering of Legendary Porsche Race Cars in History ATLANTA, GA -- Aug. 22, 2007 -- ...

Utah Miller Motorsports Park test 2007-08-16

Daytona Prototypes Prepare for Sunchaser 1000 at Miller Motorsports Park TOOELE VALLEY, UTAH (August 16, 2007) -- Four teams from the Daytona Prototype class of the Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series spent the past two days logging laps around ...

This Week in Racing History (August 12-18)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker www.vintageRPM.com August 12 Mark Donohue drives a Chevrolet Camaro to victory in the SCCA Trans-Am race at Watkins Glen, New York, USA (1969). August 13 Bobby Isaac dies of a heart attack caused by ...

Cars International Goodwood Revival preview

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Silverstone Classic summary

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Silverstone Classic preview

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IPS: IRL: Behind The Barriers - Watkins Glen

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IRL: Watkins Glen: Round 10 preview

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This Week in Racing History (June 24-30)

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Brembo race report

BREMBO TEAMS WIN THREE CLASSE AT 24 HOURS OF LE MANS Make That Seven Overall Victories in Past Eight Years! LE MANS, France, June 17, 2007 Whether four-wheel or two, open-wheel, prototype or GT, since Brembo began racing with Ferrari in 1975, the ...

This Week in Racing History (June 10-16)

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This Week in Racing History (May 20-26)

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Silverstone classic news 2007-05-17

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Bob Snodgrass life celebrated

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Porsche Rennsport Reunion III lineup

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Day three on Amelia Island

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Day two on Amelia Island

Amelia Island - Day 2 The second day of the 12th Annual Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance at was a racer's delight. The panel of Sir Stirling Moss, John Surtees MBE, John Fitch, Brian Redman, Vic Elford, Hershel McGriff, Alain de Cadenet, Chris ...

Day one on Amelia Island

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Daytona 24: Lexus Friday report

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Paul Ricard: Marino Franchitti race report

Marino took his second podium with team Scuderia Ecosse when Chris Niarchos asked him to take his seat in the FIA GT round at Paul Ricard in France at the weekend. Marino previously raced with the team at the Spa 24 Hours at the end of last month ...

Lime Rock: Unser Jr, Frisselles teleconference

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RACE: Race team raises Cancer funds at VIR

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RACE: VIR SCCA event to benefit cancer

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SCC: VIR II: SpeedSource race notes

SpeedSource Caps Year with Pole and Podium at Virginia 6-Hour The onset of autumn in Virginia set the perfect scene for SpeedSource's season finale at Virginia International Raceway, and the team's results turned out to be as varied as the range ...

Watkins Glen vintage weekend preview

THE GLEN CELEBRATES 40 YEARS OF CAN-AM AND TRANS-AM Three-Time IMSA Camel Continental Winner Named Special Guest Watkins Glen, NY (August 18, 2006) -- Known as the largest vintage racing event in America, the Zippo U.S. Vintage Grand Prix will ...

This Week in Racing History (August 6-12)

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Audi final report

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