Brian Redman joins Sir Stirling Moss and Derek Bell for
Bahamas Speed Week Revival
Entrant Coordinator Carol Mason’s telephone number is +44
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - digital image of Brian Redman
attached. Photo credit: Bill Warner.
BRIAN REDMAN JOINS SIR STIRLING MOSS AND
DEREK BELL FOR BAHAMAS SPEED WEEK REVIVAL
NASSAU, Bahamas (June 12, 2012) - The organizers of
the Second Annual Bahamas Speed Week Revival have announced
that racing legend Brian Redman has accepted the position of
Grand Marshal for the event scheduled for Nov. 24-Dec. 2,
2012. Redman, a multi-time racing champion in the U.S. and
overseas, will join Patron Sir Stirling Moss and Event
Ambassador Derek Bell, MBE, for the second running of the
Bahamas Speed Week, a week-long celebration of racing, gala
gatherings and parties, will build on the success of 2011
with the addition to the format of a Speed Week Concert and
a Miss Speed Week Beauty Pageant, lining up alongside the
now traditional Pictet Bank Gala Ball. Last year’s
favorites, the 007 Island Tour, Arawak Cay Sprint and the
Fort Charlotte Hillclimb, will continue, with announcements
of other events to be made soon.
“It is a great honor to be appointed Grand Marshal and to be
part of such a significant event,” said Redman. “Although I
didn’t compete in the original Speed Week events, this will
give me an opportunity to share in the nostalgia of those
days and help provide some interesting cars for fans to
Redman was a member of World Championship for Makes winning
teams in 1968, ‘69, ‘70 and ‘72, a three-time U.S. F5000
champion (1974-76), and the 1981 IMSA Camel GT and 1971
South African Springbok champion.
The Speed Week Revival is open to race cars of the original
period from 1954-1966, Classic Cars and Modern Supercars.
Redman will help provide entrants from the USA through his
popular Targa 66 Club, based in Vero Beach, Fla., The
organizers anticipate hitting their maximum target of 60
cars overall. Demonstration races for Formula Junior and
Vintage Formula Vee, groups that raced at the original
event, will also be held.
Each entry package is for TWO people and includes shipping
the car to the Bahamas (containerized from Felixstowe for UK
Entrants and on a specially-chartered Roll-On/Roll-Off ferry
from West Palm Beach for US Entrants), event entry fees and
all hospitality. Entries will be strictly limited to 60 and
spaces are filling fast. For the opportunity to have some
high-octane fun in the sun, entrants should contact Entrant
Coordinator Carol Mason at carol_mason@...
- UK Cell +44 7710 877770. In the U.S., entrants should
contact James Redman at james@... - 722-713-7322.
Additional information may be found at http://www.bahamasspeedweekrevival.com/Bahamas_Speed_Week/Home.html
Event Director: David McLaughlin,
david@... - UK 0044 7525 657 842