Reg Parnell 1911-1964 F1 racer, team manager, farmer & British F1 Champion 1946/47 lived here. ERA, Maserati, BRM, Vanwall, Cooper & Ferrari 1945-1964. Aston Martin Team Manager, Le Mans Winner 1959 & World Sports Car Champions 1959
Reginald Parnell (2 July 1911 – 7 January 1964) was a racing driver and team manager from Derby, England. He participated in seven Formula One World Championship Grands Prix, achieving one podium, and scoring a total of nine championship points.