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Ferrari is celebrating its 70th Anniversary at the Goodwood Festival of Speed with an incredible and diverse display of current and historic Ferrari road and race cars, including the LaFerrari Aperta which is the star car of the company’s anniversary events. Some of the Ferrari cars being showcased this weekend include a Ferrari 333SP, driven by Emmanuele Pirro, a Ferrari 166 Dino F2, driven by Derek Bell, and a Ferrari 458 GT2, driven by Nicolas Minassian.

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omologato-bell17cMultiple sportscar champion Derek Bell MBE has sat down with Shami Kalra, founder of Omologato for an exclusive video before the release of the new Derek Bell 500 chronograph.

Ahead of the first shipments of the new timepiece, Derek Bell took ownership of his own watch before sitting down and taking part in an exclusive quick-fire question and answer session with Shami. The Brit answered a host of questions included whether he preferred Brands Hatch or Silverstone, Le Mans or Daytona and Lewis Hamilton or Nico Rosberg amongst others. The social media event can be viewed across the Omologato social media platforms. Read More »

– More than 37,000 visitors pack inaugural HMI show at ExCeL London
– Racing legends entertain knowledgeable crowds in Supagard Theatre
– Feverish bidding as classic 1968 Ferrari sells for more than £500,000
– Dates announced for next year’s expanded show: 15-18 February 2018

The inaugural Historic Motorsport International has been hailed as a resounding success, establishing the new London show as the must-attend launch-pad to the eagerly-anticipated historic competition season ahead. Read More »

– Insights from Le Mans winners Jacky Ickx, Derek Bell, Emanuele Pirro and Jürgen Barth plus many more
– Two-day programme of interviews, panel sessions and presentations
– Entry ticket includes HMI Conference Programme in Supagard Theatre
– Ickx to open HMI at noon on 23 February with the Conference Programme starting at 13:30
– Date confirmed for second Historic Motorsport International in 2018


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omologato-bell17bOmologato has teamed up with one of the most successful British racing drivers of all time, Derek Bell, to launch a stunning, limited-edition watch – the Derek Bell 500.

Celebrating Bell’s remarkable glory at the Le Mans 24 Hours, this striking timepiece honours the Brit’s 1975 victory behind the wheel of the iconic Gulf Mirage GR8 – the first of his impressive five race wins.

With a leather strap featuring orange and light blue stitching and a light blue strip running through the 45.5mm face, the famous image of the GR8 is captured perfectly by the Derek Bell 500, which will be in stock from March 2017. Read More »

JD Classics Breakfast– Legendary racing driver, Derek Bell MBE, will be speaking at JD Classics’ next breakfast morning on Sunday 23 October
– Guests will be welcomed to JD Classics’ 100,000 sq/ft site in Maldon, Essex, free to roam the world-class facilities
– Derek Bell MBE and compere Simon Taylor will take to the stage, reliving some of Derek’s most incredible racing stories from Le Mans 24 Hours, in the World Sportscar Championship and in Formula One
– Exceptionally high demand means tickets are allocated through a ballot – those interested should call +44 (0) 1621 879579. Read More »

– Stars of motorsport gathered at Hexagon in north London earlier this week to celebrate one of the world’s greatest races: Le Mans
– The evening raised £67,000 for the Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity and Royal Brompton & Harefield Hospitals Charity
– Celebrity-filled event was hosted by Amanda Stretton with guest Le Mans legends Derek Bell MBE, Jacky Ickx, Richard Attwood and Mark Blundell
– Exclusive event also featured a charity auction – where a Julian Opie painting sold for £3,000 – and a display of endurance racers featuring a McLaren F1 GTR Longtail, Porsche 962, Jaguar D-type and C-typeHexagon Le Mans16e Read More »

Hexagon Le Mans16d– Hexagon’s upcoming Le Mans charity night will feature a host of amazing auction prizes
– Lots include a ride in a race replica Ford GT40, a racing helmet signed by four Le Mans legends and full hospitality at the Le Mans Classic among many others
– Star drivers confirmed for the live Q+A with Amanda Stretton include Derek Bell, Jacky Ickx, Richard Attwood and Mark Blundell
– The evening will raise money for the Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity and Royal Brompton & Harefield Hospitals Charity
– Night takes place at Hexagon’s new flagship Finchley showroom on July 5th and will also include food from a two-star Michelin star chef
– See the event flyer here: https://goo.gl/nRwmE7. Some tickets still left, RSVP by emailing Annabel@hexagon.uk.net or calling 07711 169 111   Read More »

Hexagon Bell16a– Hexagon is proud to reveal that sports car racing legend Derek Bell MBE will star at its Le Mans charity evening
– Bell won the 24 Hours of Le Mans five times and will join a host of other legendary drivers including Richard Attwood at Hexagon’s new flagship Finchley showroom on July 5th
– The evening will raise money for the Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity and Royal Brompton & Harefield Hospitals Charity
– Celebrity-filled event will feature a live Q+A hosted by Natalie Pinkham, historic competition cars from the world of endurance racing as well as a charity auction
– Tickets on sale now, RSVP by emailing Annabel@hexagon.uk.net or calling 07711 169 111 Read More »

– Jaguar Heritage to field nine of the marque’s most famous 1950s models in the 2015 Mille Miglia
– Event runs from 14-17 May with drivers piloting three C-types, three D-types, an XK120, an XK140 and a MK VII
– Star line-up of drivers come from motorsport, music and entertainment to drive historic Jaguars on the Mille Miglia
– Live updates from event will be available through Jaguar’s official social media channels, as well as Twitter profiles of drivers using hashtag: #JaguarMille

 

Jaguar is celebrating its 80th anniversary by once again taking on the legendary challenge that is the Mille Miglia. Held from 14-17 May in Italy, Jaguar Heritage Racing will be fielding a team of drivers who will cover more than 1,000 miles from Brescia-Rome-Brescia in nine of the marque’s most celebrated models. Read More »