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Bentley Weighs Up Options For Motorsports Comeback

The last time a Bentley automobile took to the track in top-level motorsports was 2003, when the legendary brand from Crewe won the 24 Hours of Le Mans with the Bentley Speed 8. Since then there have been inklings that the automaker was looking at a return to motorsports, which culminated late last year with news that a Bentley Le Mans comeback...
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Bentley To Announce Le Mans Comeback Next Summer

Vehicles / Cars : Motor Authority (3 years ago)

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Bentley's Le Mans-Winning Speed 8 Returns To Goodwood

Vehicles / Cars : Motor Authority (2 years ago)

In 2003, Bentley won its first overall victory at the 24 Hours of Le Mans since 1930. Piloting a Bentley Speed 8 prototype, drivers Rinaldo Capello, Tom Kristensen and Guy Smith took the win, followed by a second Bentley Speed 8 dri... Read Post

Bentley To Stage Motorsports Comeback: Report

Vehicles / Cars : Motor Authority (3 years ago)

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