On Sunday 7th July 2013, British racing driver Derek Bell MBE visited Pole Position Gallery in Tetbury.
Visitors to the Gallery on the day were able to have a chat and a drink with Derek and learn more about his racing career.
Derek raced in Formula 1, but more memorably in sports cars, winning 2 world championships, 5 times the Le Mans 24 hour race and 3 times at the Daytona 24 hours. He also took part in the filming of ‘Le Mans’ with Steve McQueen, and was awarded an MBE in 1986 for his services to motorsport.
Derek is also a Patron of Gallery Owner Christine’s national cancer charity Hope for Tomorrow.
Pictured left: Derek in the Gallery in front of one of artist Juan Carlos Ferrigno’s Porsche paintings.
Pictured right: Gallery Manager Beverly Clayton-Gale with Derek outside Pole Position Gallery in Tetbury.