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BENTLEY MOTORSPORT ACADEMY TO DEVELOP FUTURE MOTORSPORT TALENT WITH TEAM PARKER RACING

Bentley Motorsport has launched a new initiative in partnership with customer team Team Parker Racing, to nurture new racing talent and provide a pathway to GT racing with the brand. The Bentley Motorsport Academy will provide three aspiring drivers – selected from a pool of eight – with a bespoke programme of on-track activity including … Continue reading

BENTLEY ADDS SIGNIFICANT FIREPOWER WITH SIX NEW DRIVERS FOR 24 HOURS OF SPA ASSAULT

Bentley Motorsport has revealed an impressive driver line-up for this year’s Total 24 Hours of Spa (25-28 July), where the British marque will add a further two cars to its regular roster as it chases the biggest prize in GT3 racing. The renewed assault coincides with the 100th anniversary of the Bentley brand, which was … Continue reading

BENTLEY RACES INTO CENTENARY YEAR AT BATHURST

Bentley Motorsport embarks on a landmark racing campaign as the world’s most sought-after luxury car brand when it competes in the season-opening Bathurst 12 Hour for the fifth time. The opening round of the Intercontinental GT Challenge (IGTC) signals the first competitive outing in Bentley’s centenary year for the second-generation Continental GT3. The British squad … Continue reading

BENTLEY MOTORSPORT ANNOUNCES 2018 LINE-UP

Bentley Motorsport today announces that it has retained five of its six works drivers for the 2018 season, adding Spa 24 Hours race-winner Jules Gounon (FR) to long-standing Bentley Boys Guy Smith (GB), Steven Kane (GB), Andy Soucek (ES), Maxime Soulet (BE) and Vince Abril (MC). The six drivers will contest the Blancpain GT Series … Continue reading

BENTLEY PREPARES CARS FOR NÜRBURGRING 24H RACE

Bentley Motorsport will return to Nürburgring 24 Hours for the third consecutive year this week as it aims for podium success with its three Continental GT3s. Working with European racing partners Bentley Team ABT, a division of well-known ABT Sportsline, Bentley is aiming for its strongest performance at the legendary “Green Hell”. To signal the … Continue reading

BENTLEY RETURNS TO MOUNT PANORAMA

Bentley Motorsport has travelled 17,000km from its Crewe headquarters to New South Wales in Australia to take on its first challenge of the 2017 season – Bathurst 12 Hours – where the team is looking for a win on the world-famous Mount Panorama circuit. A pair of Bentley Continental GT3s is entering the endurance race … Continue reading

BENTLEY MOTORSPORT SIGNS OLIVER JARVIS

Bentley Motorsport has signed British racing driver Oliver Jarvis to join Bentley Boys Guy Smith (GB), Steven Kane (GB), Andy Soucek (ES), Maxime Soulet (BE) and Vince Abril (MO) in its pair of race-winning Continental GT3s. Jarvis, who has an impressive career that includes nine years as a works team driver in LMP1 and DTM … Continue reading

BENTLEY RETURNS TO THE GREEN HELL

Bentley Motorsport will return to the Nürburgring Nordschleife this weekend in a bid to conquer ‘the green hell’ with its Continental GT3, as the proving ground for road and race cars alike once again plays host to the world’s toughest endurance race, Nürburgring 24 Hours. The two-car campaign will be run by Bentley’s Crewe-based works … Continue reading

VINCENT ABRIL FLOODED WITH NEW EXPERIENCES WITH BENTLEY TEAM M-SPORT

A few weeks before the infamous Malaysian monsoons, the weather already caused troubles as it rained on the 12 Hours of Sepang’s parade, in the Kuala Lumpur region. These Dantean conditions did not bother Vincent Abril in his new routine as a professional race driver. Now racing for the Bentley Team M-Sport, the freshly crowned … Continue reading

EMOTIONAL WIN FOR VANTHOOR, ORTELLI AND LEONARD IN RAIN-INTERRUPTED SEPANG 12 HOURS

At the wheel of their #17 Belgian Audi Club Team WRT Audi R8 Blancpain GT Series-drivers Laurens Vanthoor, Stéphane Ortelli and Stuart Leonard claimed the win in one of the most difficult editions of the Sepang 12 Hours ever. 30 minutes from the end of the race Vanthoor took the lead away from Christopher Mies, … Continue reading

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