Winning the 24 Hours of Daytona five times, the 24 Hours of Le Mans three times, and the 12 Hours of Sebring twice has made Hurley one of the world's most-accomplished drivers. He was the first to win the 24 Hours of Le Mans and the 24 Hours of Daytona in the same year. In fact, with a total of ten wins, he has won more endurance classics than anyone else in racing history.
Hurley has also won TransAm, SuperCar and GT Endurance Championships and was the fastest rookie at the 1981 Indianapolis 500.
Not resting on the past, Hurley is still at it, finishing third in the 2009 24-Hours of Daytona and actually just came from practice for this year’s Daytona24 driving a Brumos prepared 911 GT3.
Hurley was inducted into the Motorsports Hall of Fame in 2005.
Five-time time winner of the 24-Hours of Le Mans – four times in a Porsche – Derek also won the 24 Hours of Daytona three times and drove in Formula One and was World Sportscar Champion twice.
Derek was teamed with Jacky Ickx for much of his storied sports-car career in Porsche 936 and 956/962s and Ickx/Bell is considered as one of the most famous pairings in motorsport history.
Bell was one of many drivers to take part in the filming of Le Mans starring Steve McQueen in 1970.
His son, Justin Bell is also a racer and the two raced together in the 1991 24 Hours of Daytona, and the 1992 24 Hours of Le Mans. Bell was to race in the 2008 Daytona 24 hours with Justin; however the car dropped out of the race early.
As one of the first drivers of the 917, Brian has many stories of the early days and was truly instrumental in the successful development of the 917K, and won the 1970 24-Hours of Daytona in the 917K on display at the Greektown Hotel. He won Daytona a total of three times and the 12-Hours of Sebring twice.
Brian dominated North American Formula 5000 racing in the mid-1970s winning the Formula 5000 Championship three years in a row, participated in 15 World Championship Grands Prix and was offered other Formula One drives, but preferred sports car racing. He is also a Camel GT Champion and was a member of three World Manufacturers Championship Winning teams.
Brian has promoted various vintage and historic races, including the Double 50 Porsche Celebration at Watkins Glen and Porsche Rennsport Reunions I, II, & III
Brian was inducted into the Motorsports Hall of Fame in 2002.