Derek Bell rounds the Karussell

Just because. We can’t tell you a lot about this image, other than it is extraordinarily cool and our best guess is that it was taken during the 1975 Nürburgring 1000km race. It shows Bell at the wheel of an Alfa Romeo Tipo 33TT12. [Source: twitter]

Onboard with Derek Bell and the Porsche 956.007

Finally, we have some onboard footage of Derek Bell driving Stefan Bellof’s Porsche 956.007 around the Nordschleife. It joins the excellent clip from earlier this month showing the equally likeable Hans-Joachim Stuck driving the same car. After the break you can ride with Bell on a bridge to gantry lap of the Ring. It’s a […]

Stefan-Bellof-S named at the Nürburgring

A section of track at the Nürburgring previously known as Pflantzgarten II has been renamed the Stefan-Bellof-S. The new naming honours Stefan Bellof, who in 1983 drove a Porsche 956 and posted incredible lap time of 6:11.13 during qualifying for the 1983 1000km race. To this day that lap stands as the fastest recorded time […]

Happy birthday to Derek Bell

Today is Derek Bell’s 70th birthday. Simply, he is a motorsport legend and an all round nice guy as well. To celebrate this milestone here’s a great clip of him taming the Nordschleife in a Porsche 956. For more on Bell’s birthday celebrations head on over to AUSmotive.

Derek Bell talks through a lap of the Nordschleife

This would have to be one of the best Nurburgring Nordschleife videos on the internet. Derek Bell, five-time Le Mans winner, is behind the wheel of the awesome Porsche 956. There’s not much else to say, except enjoy the racecam view and listen as Mr Bell talks us through a lap of the Ring. The […]