Derek (born in Ballinteer, Dublin) is a former race car driver from Ireland. He won the 1977 British Formula 3 Championship, and competed as a professional racing driver for 17 years participating in 64 World Championship Formula 1 Grands Prix, debuting on 2 April 1978. He scored a total of 15 championship points. He also participated in several non-Championship Formula One races. Daly later became a US citizen and now resides in Noblesville, Indiana.
Derek is a World class Formula One and Indy 500 Driver, Master of Fast, Entrepreneur, Best-Selling Author and 25 year network television analyst.
The Hall of Fame race car driver uses the teaching power of a unique sports platform in a way seldom seen before. Derek competed against world champions – raced for some of the world’s most successful teams – won all over the world – lived in Monte Carlo – dined with Royalty – and was almost killed three times. His experiences are breathtaking.
With his native Irish wit, he presents powerful analogies with straight forward and fascinating details, delivered with the same energy and humor that has made him one of television’s most popular sports commentators and a world class speaker.
A five-part video series, aimed at helping young drivers and their families map out a plan toward a career in professional motorsports in partnership with Honda Racing/HPD.
Dan is the owner of Sugarcreek Productions who handles Public Relations for American Honda and Honda Performance and Development. He is a graduate from the University of Missouri.
Honda is very involved in grassroots racing working in several series. The video series done by Derek Daly was under written by Honda. The video goes from the first racing right up to being capable of become a professional race car driver telling the steps and what is needed to get there.
Steve is a writer for Trackside Online though most of his work is with the Mazda Road To Indy presented by Cooper Tires. Steve does also cover the Verizon IndyCar Series. He is always busy following stories and will cover events when Patrick Stephan is not able to get there as it is not easy for him to get out of work for tests.
Steve has covered the IndyCar test of the 2018 body work and the Pro Mazda test of the new 2018 car.
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