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See the Continental GT3 at Paul Ricard gallery here.

 

See the Continental GT3 at Silverstone gallery here.

Watch the Continental GT3 go up the hill at Goodwood Festival of Speed 2014  here.

See the Continental GT3 at Monza gallery here.

NEWS:

22nd August, 2014

Dyson Racing Team Bentley announces a second Continental GT3 will enter the Pirelli World Challenge beginning with this weekend’s Round 13 and 14 races. Bentley Boy Guy Smith will pilot the number 88 car in a double header race weekend at Sonoma Raceway on Saturday, August 23 and Sunday, August 24. Read the full news announcement here.

28th July, 2014

The Total 24 Hours of Spa was the first 24-hour endurance race for the all-new Continental GT3 race car. With no mechanical issues during the race, the Continental GT3’s performance and reliability proved itself. The chequered flag saw the #7 car of Guy Smith, Andy Meyrick and Steven Kane finish P13, while the #8 car of Jérôme D’Ambrosio, Duncan Tappy and Antoine Leclerc crossed the line in P17. Read the full news announcement here.

21st July, 2014

Team M-Sport Bentley prepare for the world-famous Spa-Francorchamps 24 hour endurance race. The team is targeting a top-ten finish for both Bentley machines. This task has been made more difficult due to a new Balance of Performance for the Continental GT3 which both increases weight and reduces engine performance. Despite this, Bentley’s Director of Motorsport, Brian Gush, is still hopeful of a strong result. Read more here.

15th July, 2014

Dyson Racing Team Bentley set to take on the Pirelli Challenge again this weekend 18th - 20th July 2014.  Watch the stream here: www.world-challengetv.com. The race can be seen Sunday, August 10 at 1:30p.m. ET on the NBC Sports Network.

30th June, 2014

After scoring an historic victory at Silverstone last month, the #7 M-Sport Bentley Continental GT3 of Guy Smith, Andy Meyrick and Steven Kane finished first in the third round of the Blancpain Endurance Series at the Paul Ricard circuit in southern France, for the team’s second victory in a row. Read more here.

24th June, 2014

After a maiden win for the Continental GT3 last month at Silverstone, M-Sport Bentley is ready to take on the competition again at the third round of the Blancpain Endurance Series in a three-hour race on the evening of Saturday 28th June at the Paul Ricard circuit in southern France. The Bentley Motors Twitter feed will provide live social media coverage, and the race can be watched live at Motors TV.

23rd June, 2014

Dyson Racing Team Bentley performed strongly in the Pirelli World Challenge Road America race over the weekend, taking a strong 4th place.

Bentley announe the intention to race at the Nurburgring in 2015.  Read more here.

18th June, 2014

Dyson Racing Team Bentley announce details for Road America race on weekend of 21st of June, 2014.  Read more here.

 

28th May, 2014
Team M-Sport Bentley storm to a historic victory at Silverstone, May 2014.  In only the second competition event for both the Continental GT3 and the new race team, the #7 car driven by Guy Smith, Andy Meyrick and Steven Kane drove an astonishing race to take the chequered flag in first place.  Read more here in our news section.


16th Apri, 2014
Bentley Motors announces that the Continental GT3 will race in North America, competing with Team Dyson Racing in the Pirelli World Challenge.  A single Continental GT3 will race in the Road America round of the Pirelli World Challenge at Elkhart Lake in Wisconsin on June 21. A second car will be added later in the season. Whilst the full driving team is still yet to be confirmed, Chris Dyson and veteran Bentley Boy Butch Leitzinger have been announced as Team Dyson Racing Bentley drivers.  Read the full news announcement here.

14th April, 2014
Team M-Sport Bentley opened their 2014 racing season with a strong performance at the first race of the Blancpain Endurance Series in Monza, Italy. After three hours of racing at the famous Monza circuit, the two Continental GT3s finished in 7th and 8th positions. Car 8, driven by Antoine Leclerc, Jérôme D’Ambrosio and Duncan Tappy moved from 13th on the grid to finish 7th, just ahead of Car 7 piloted by Andy Meyrick, Guy Smith and Steven Kane.
Click here to read the full news announcement.

28th March, 2014
Team M-Sport Bentley announces the full driver line up for the 2014 Blancpain Endurance Series. Six Bentley Boys will drive two Continental GT3 race cars, looking to put Bentley back on the top step of the podium. The first car sees the continuation of the line-up that powered the Continental GT3 to its fourth-placed debut at the Gulf 12 Hours in Abu Dhabi last December. Long-standing Bentley Boy and Le Mans 24-Hours winner Guy Smith will drive with Steven Kane and Andy Meyrick. Smith, Kane and Meyrick have shown a great driving relationship, which was key to the succes Team M-Sport Bentley enjoyed at Abu Dhabi. The second Continental GT3 will be piloted by a European driving team. Englishman Duncan Tappy will be partnered with Frenchman Antoine Leclerc and Belgian former F1-racer Jérôme D’Ambrosio.

Click here to read the full news announcement.