Derek Bell

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Derek Reginald Bell (born 31 October 1941 in Pinner, Middlesex, England) is a British racing driver. In sportscar racing, he won the Le Mans 24 hours five times, the Daytona 24 three times and the World Sportscar Championship twice. He also raced in Formula One for the Ferrari, Wheatcroft, McLaren, Surtees and Tecno teams. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Derek Bell has received more than 15,988 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). Derek Bell is the 229th most popular racing driver (up from 315th in 2019), the 2,692nd most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 2,793rd in 2019) and the 41st most popular British Racing Driver.

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Among racing drivers, Derek Bell ranks 229 out of 888. Before him are Luca Badoer, Peter Gethin, Geoff Duke, Rudi Fischer, Peter Walker, and Philippe Streiff. After him are Carl Scarborough, Umberto Maglioli, Rikky von Opel, Marc Márquez, Manny Ayulo, and Mick Doohan.

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Among people born in 1941, Derek Bell ranks 292Before him are Alexander Ragulin, Ricardo Piglia, Masoud Kimiai, Jan Kowalczyk, Ahmed al-Mirghani, and Albert Shesternyov. After him are Tatyana Kuznetsova, Arie den Hartog, Michael Berry, Pepetela, Vittorio Messori, and Anatoli Firsov.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Derek Bell ranks 2,692 out of 6,924. Before him are Jane Morris (1839), John Florio (1553), Charles Williams (1886), Thomas Wedgwood (1771), Nicky Hopkins (1944), and Tom Baker (1934). After him are Elizabeth Fry (1780), Mary Renault (1905), Lady Sarah Chatto (1964), Eric Frank Russell (1905), Richard Neville, 5th Earl of Salisbury (1400), and Thomas Girtin (1775).

Among RACING DRIVERS In United Kingdom

Among racing drivers born in United Kingdom, Derek Bell ranks 41Before him are Tony Brise (1952), Vic Elford (1935), John Taylor (1933), Peter Gethin (1940), Geoff Duke (1923), and Peter Walker (1912). After him are Derek Warwick (1954), Martin Donnelly (1964), Lance Macklin (1919), George Abecassis (1913), Mike Parkes (1931), and Mike Spence (1936).