Des O'Dell

20/1/1927 - 15/3/1999

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Des O'Dell Having started out in the great days of motoring with Aston Martin, Des enjoyed an exceptional career as competitions manager for Rootes, Chrysler, Talbot and Peugeot. Des led his teams to considerable success on the international stage and was personally responsible for helping kick-start the careers of such great names as Henri Toivonen, Colin McRae, Richard Burns and Jonny Milner to name but a few.