M-Sport Ltd announced as Continental GT3 technical partner
Bentley Concept Racer to have UK debut in January
After well received appearances at both the Paris Mondial de l'Automobile and the LA Auto Show, the Bentley Continental GT3 Concept Racer will make its UK debut at the 2013 Autosport International exhibition. This newest of Bentley concept models will appear on the Autosport stage at the 2013 Autosport International exhibition, running from 10 -13 January at the NEC in Birmingham.
With detail design now underway at Bentley’s new motorsport department at the factory in Crewe, the Continental GT3 is on schedule to make its first on-track appearance by the end of 2013. To bring the Continental GT3 Concept Racer to the track, Bentley have formed a technical partnership with M-Sport Ltd, whose credentials include the successful running of World Rally Programmes since 1997, including winning two Manufacturer’s World Rally Championships. M-Sport will design and develop specialist components, together with design work and project organisation being undertaken in-house at Crewe.
Bentley’s Director of Motorsport, Brian Gush, comments: “Not only do we now have a world-beating operation in M-Sport as our new Technical Partner, but we have the honour of showing our Continental GT3 concept at Autosport International. The car continues to attract interest from around the globe, which is very encouraging as we progress the detail design. The whole team is looking forward to the exciting months ahead.”