Dominic Chappell

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Dominic Joseph Andrew Chappell (born 1966) is a British businessman and former racing driver.

Early life[edit]

Chappell was born in Sunbury on Thames in 1966.[1] He was educated at Millfield School in Somerset.

Motor racing[edit]

Chappell competed from 1986 to 1999 including British FF 2000, British F3 in 1990 finishing runner up in the championship, going on to compete in British Formula Two winning the team championship in 2004, 2005 FIA Formula 3000 and the 24 Hours of Le Mans race in the GT1 class in 1995 1996 1997 and 1998.[2]

Business career[edit]

Chappell has been a director of various companies and has been made bankrupt twice and entered into an individual voluntary arrangement once. He was involved in the Island Harbour Marina development on the Isle of Wight.[3] It was revealed in 2015 that Chappell, with the backing of investors, is the 90% owner of Retail Acquisitions, the firm that acquired British Home Stores from Sir Philip Green for £1.[4][5][6]


  1. ^ "DOMINIC JOSEPH ANDREW CHAPPELL director information. Free director information". Retrieved 2015-03-30. 
  2. ^ "Profile". Retrieved 8 July 2012. 
  3. ^ "Isle of Wight: Assurance over BHS future after high street chain sold to former Island Harbour owner". 2015-03-13. Retrieved 2015-03-30. 
  4. ^ Neilan, Catherine (2015-03-12). "Here is everything we know about BHS' new owner Retail Acquisitions, and what it is planning for the department store | City A.M". Retrieved 2015-03-30. 
  5. ^ Sarah Butler. "BHS sale: the store that failed to battle it out on the high street | Business". Retrieved 2015-03-30. 
  6. ^ "Struggling BHS sold to consortium for £1 - ITV News". 2015-03-12. Retrieved 2015-03-30.