Derek Bell MBE is a British racing driver legend.
Bell has won a multitude of legendary races including the Le Mans 24 Hours (five times), the Daytona 24 (three times) and the World Sportscar Championship (twice).
He also raced in Formula 1 for Ferrari, Wheatcroft, McLaren, Surtees and Tecno. He has been described by fellow racers as one of the most liked drivers of his generation, and is regarded as one of the greatest sports car and endurance racing drivers of his era.
Splitting his time between homes in the UK and US, Derek can still be seen at the world’s major automotive and motorsport events.
He is a Bentley Motors global brand ambassador, an accomplished speaker and an experienced television and radio motorsport commentator.
Derek’s media career began in the 1990’s. Derek was a Formula 1 analyst for ESPN and then Fox Sports.
Derek Bell – Speaker:
His charm, wit, and charisma have made him a popular after-dinner speaker at conferences around the world.
Derek can also deliver motivational presentations on team-building and the importance of working effectively as a team.
He is always keen to point out that the driver is just the ‘tip of a very large mountain’. It takes a lot of work from a lot of people to get a race car, not only across the finishing line, but just onto the tarmac itself.
Despite the huge success Derek Bell has enjoyed in motorsport, he remains approachable and down to earth, qualities which have endeared him to a global fan base.