Film & Video
See the cars in action (both past and present) as well as interviews with some of the drivers and experts sharing some of the incredible stories of these cars.
Derek Bell & Henry Pearman at Salon Privé 2011
Derek and Henry discuss the Historic Group C Collection as it was in 2011 featuring 'Derek's Dozen' - twelve Porsches there that he drove in period.
Goodwood Festival of Speed 2023 - Porsche Celebration with Anthony Reid
Celebrating the 40th anniversary of the iconic ‘In Car 956’ video by Duke, we have produced a long-awaited follow up, with Derek driving and, this time, commentating on his fast laps around the Silverstone GP circuit, reunited with his 1989 World Championship and Le Mans 962.
Although the circuit layout has changed significantly since that first 'in car' video 40 years ago, Derek still shows some major pace!
In Conversation With...Derek Bell and Alex Brundle
To celebrate the recent 40th anniversary of Group C and current 100 years of Le Mans and 75 years of Porsche, this is the first in a series of films produced for the Historic Porsche collection
Five times Le Mans winner and double World Champion Derek Bell and Alex Brundle, the 2016 European Le Mans Series champion, 2020 ELMS runner up and nine times contemporary Le Mans competitor discuss the Works 956s and 962s.
The subjects discussed are based around Derek’s time with the Works 956s & 962s and include:
The 40th Anniversary of Group C at Silverstone.
Nürburgring 1983 - the last World Championship race held on the full 20km circuit.
Le Mans & the iconic ‘In Car 956’ video.
Realistically who were the competition? Ten other Porsches often piloted by then current Formula One drivers!
Le Mans: the inside racing secrets.
The significant benefits that the development of the 956s and 962s pioneered which were then translated into road cars - such as electronic fuel injection, sophisticated engine management, ABS and ultimately the PDK gearbox.
The inside story of the 1982 Silverstone 6 Hours - the debut race for the 956.
The background of the 'privateer' 956s ready for the 1983 season - adding nine new cars to the World Championship.
The process of buying a 956 in period and the impact on access to the sport by being able to buy 'turnkey' racing cars directly from Porsche.
Working with Norbert Singer as well as driving with Jacky Ickx and Hans Stuck, and the relentless testing and development of the factory team cars.
Derek’s surprise 1986 World Championship win.
The 1985 and onwards Works and Joest 962s.
The 1987 Rothmans and 1988 Shell Dunlop Works cars.
Derek racing in 1989 with the RLR 962s.
The full 956 and 962 evolution stories are now told in three fascinating book series now available from Porter Press.