RACE HISTORY & ACHIEVEMENTS

1964                            Started racing in a Lotus 7, won his first race at Goodwood!

1965                            Raced F3 in Lotus 31 powered by Ford with several wins

1966                            Raced F3 in Lotus 41 in Europe with mixed success but gained

                                    invaluable experience

1967                            Raced F3 in Brabham Ford with many wins

1968                            Raced F2 in Brabham Ford, following  some fine showings tested by Ferrari
                                    - pole position at Monza in first race

1968/69                       Factory Driver for Ferrari in F2 and F1 Grand Prix’s

1975                            Le Mans 24 Hour Winner

1981                            Le Mans 24 Hour Winner

1982                            Le Mans 24 Hour Winner
                                    British Guild of Motoring Writers' Driver of the Year

1984                            BRDC Gold Star Winner

1985                            World Sports Car Champion
                                    RAC Plaque d'Honneur
                                    British Guild of Motoring Writers' Driver of the Year

1986                            World Sports Car Champion
                                    Le Mans 24 Hour Winner
                                    Daytona 24 Hour Winner
                                    Awarded MBE by the Queen for services to Motor Racing     
                                    BRDC Gold Star Winner

1987                            Le Mans 24 Hour Winner
                                    Daytona 24 Hour Winner
                                    BRDC Gold Star Winner

1989                            Daytona 24 Hour Winner

1995                            Derek’s most memorable Le Mans moment - Finishing third
                                    with his son Justin in a Mclaren F1

1997                            Commentator for ESPN on F1 Racing in the USA

1998                            Racing Sports cars in the USA
                                    Voted the Greatest Sportscar Driver in the last 50 years in a poll by
                                    Silverstone Circuits
                                    Received the Spirit of Goodwood award
                                    Commentator for Foxsports Net on F1 Racing in the USA

1999                            Commentator for Foxsports Net on F1 racing

2000                            Commentator for Foxsports Net on F1 racing and
                                    Raced for Speedvision in the USA in Audi S4 with
                                    Champion Racing

2001                            Raced for Speed Channel in Audi S4 with Champion Racing
                                    Under contract to Bentley Motor Cars as Consultant and a Test Driver

2002                            Raced for Speed Channel in Audi S4 with Champion Racing
                                    Under contract to Bentley Motor Cars
                                    Made an Honorary Citizen of the City of Le Mans, France
                                    Honored by the ACO with the Spirit of ‘Le Mans Award’

2003                            Under contract to Bentley Motor Cars
                                    Contested the 24 Hrs of Daytona with son Justin in a Corvette
                                    He was honoured by the RRDC of the USA at Daytona when Bobby Rahal
                                    presented him with the Phil Hill Outstanding Achievement Award.
                                    Finished 2nd in a Daytona Cobra at Monterey Classic
                                    Finished 2nd in a Jaguar Saloon car at Goodwood
                                    Drove Le Mans Bentley for over1000 miles testing in Spain and France
                                    during October.
                                    In a poll by a panel of top World Motoring  journalists selecting the 20
                                    Greatest Sports Car Drivers ever for Motorsport magazine, Derek was
                                    voted in 4th place behind Ickx, Moss and Rodriguez.

2004                            Signed with Volvo to drive S60R in Speed GT series as previously with Audi.
                                    Under contract to Bentley as Consultant worldwide.
                                    Raced in Monterey Historics and Goodwood Revival events.

2005                            Signed with Volvo to drive S60R in Speed GT series
                                    Contracted to Bentley as Consultant worldwide.
                                    Raced in Goodwood Revival meeting.

2006                            Contracted to Bentley as Consultant.
                                    Won St Mary's Trophy Goodwood Revival
                                    Raced in 3  GT races in USA (One 6 hour)
                                    Became a Partner in a Bentley, Porsche and Landrover franchise in Naples Florida.

2007                            Contracted to Bentley as Consultant worldwide.
                                    Partner in Bentley Naples, Fl.
                                    Won "Legends" race at Laguna Seca Monterey Historics.
                                    Raced in Mustang and finished 6th in Lightweight 'E' type in the TT
                                    at Goodwood Revival.

2011                            Bentley Ice Speed Record with Juha Kankkunen on the frozen waters of the Baltic Sea
 
2012                            Bentley global brand ambassador, launches the Bentley Continental V8 at the Detroit Motor Show

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