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Video: A Profile of Derek Bell by Murray Walker

Submitted by on December 9, 2012

At the peak of their sportscar racing domination, Porsche’s works Rothmans team’s boycotted the 1984 24 Hours of Le Mans, due to a disagreement over changes in fuel regulations. A Porsche would go on to win the race anyway, but it left works driver Derek Bell, in the hunt for his fourth Le Mans win, short of a seat for the legendary race.

This short film picks up at that race, and profiles the great Derek Bell during the golden age of sportscar racing.


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