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Report: Bentley returning to 24 Hours of Le Mans

AutoWeek reports Bentley is slowly building a team for the brand's return to the 24 Hours of Le Mans. The automaker has hired Graham Humphrys as a consultant. Humphrys penned the BMW V12 LMR that took the win at the 1999 Le Mans, and he's now tasked with heading up a feasibility study for the British luxury manufacturer. According to Brian Gush, chassis and powertrain director for Bentley, the automaker is currently exploring which class would best suit the company.
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Vehicles / Cars : Motor Authority (3 years ago)

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Vehicles / Automotive Industry News : Autoblog (3 years ago)

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