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Read about the Latest Motorsport news,  GT3 Technical Specs and our Racing Partners.

Latest News

2017 Motorsport News

  • 31st July, 2017
    Bentley scores a podium place at 24h of SPA 2017 with Car number 8.  Read more...

  • 26th June, 2017
    Bentley Motorsport takes a translatlantic double, as a Blancpain Series win at Paul Ricard is mirrored by a win in the Pirelli World Challenge at Road America. Read more...

  • 12th June, 2017
    Bentley Team Parker Racing’s number 31 Continental GT3 has won the Silverstone 500, the longest race in the British GT Championship. Read more...

  • 23rd May, 2017
    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.  Read more...

  • 15th May, 2017
    Bentley Motorsport has finished in fifth and ninth place with its pair of Bentley Team M-Sport Continental GT3s in the Silverstone round of the Blancpain GT Series 2017. Read more...

  • 2nd May, 2017
    Five Bentley Continental GT3s took on three of the biggest GT championships in the world over the last weekend in April and won in British GT, took second place in Pirelli World Challenge SprintX and third place in GT Open. Read more...

  • 25th April, 2017
    Bentley Motorsport is sending Bentley Boy Vince Abril (MO) to the USA to race for Bentley Team Absolute in the Pirelli World Challenge SprintX.   Read more... 

  • 4th April, 2017
    Bentley Motorsport has finished in second place in the opening round of the Blancpain GT Series with the #7 Continental GT3 and drivers Steven Kane (GB) and Vince Abril (MO). Read more...

  • 31st March, 2017
    Bentley Motorsport arrives in Misano in Italy for the opening round of the 2017 Blancpain GT Series and is aiming to get the season off to a strong start. Read more... 

    Bentley Motorsport has taken second place in the opening round of the VLN series with Bentley Team ABT and its #38 Continental GT3, starting off the team’s Nürburgring 24 Hours campaign on the right foot. Read more...

  • 3rd February, 2017
    Bentley travel to Bathurst to contest the first race of the 2017 season for Bentley Team M-Sport. Read more about that here. They are also revealing the new Bentley Team M-sport livery at Bathurst. Read more...

  • 11th January, 2017
    Bentley Motorsport has added driver Oliver Jarvis to their line up of Bentley Boys who will race the Blancpain Endurance series 2017. Read more...


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Racing Partners

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EXXONMOBIL

The Continental GT3 project is proud to be working with ExxonMobil as a key technical partner. Using ExxonMobil’s proven success in motorsports and a track record of helping bring home championships. Bentley’s V8 race engine will be filled with Mobil 1™ synthetic motor oil, to ensure maximum engine protection and performance in the gruelling environment of endurance racing.

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Princess Yachts

The partnership between Bentley Motorsport and Princess Yachts brings together two British brands that epitomise performance, elegance and luxury, mixing cutting-edge technology with traditional craftsmanship and setting new standards within their industries. Every Princess yacht is designed with a forward-thinking mentality and crafted with meticulous attention to detail in Plymouth, England. Since 1965 Princess have delivered over 17,000 yachts to owner’s across the globe. Through a culture of innovation, Princess yachts are not only some of the most technically-advanced in the world but also the most beautifully realised.

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NAIM

The Continental GT3 programme is also sponsored by premium British audio experts Naim™. For both Bentley and Naim™, an enduring relationship with customers is core to the philosophy. Both are proud of their British heritage and reputation for offering their customers the very best products in their respective industries. Naim™’s highly specialised team of world-class engineers and designers have a passion and commitment to music that enables them to deliver what is considered by many audio enthusiasts – and their loyal customer base – to be the finest range of audio equipment available in the world today.

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BREITLING

In 2002, Bentley launched the Continental GT, then the most powerful Bentley ever built. Breitling lent the revolutionary new luxury car an extra personal touch, by participating in the design of the technical instruments and, importantly, creating the onboard clock. Following a successful collaboration during Bentley’s renowned Le Mans campaign from 2001 to 2003, Breitling returned as a key sponsor of the Continental GT3 project for the Pirelli World Challenge Series, GT Asia Series and Premier Race Events.

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GT3 Race Car Technical Specifications

The technical specifications of the Continental GT3 race car are as follows:

Title

Specification

Engine

4.0-litre twin-turbo V8, repositioned to the rear of the engine bay, Motorsport engine management system

Max Power

Up to 600 bhp unrestricted

Oil System

Dry sump

Transmission

Rear wheel drive, Xtrac six-speed sequential transaxle gearbox, racing clutch, steering wheel mounted paddle operated pneumatic gear shift

Drivetrain

Carbon fibre propshaft, limited slip differential

Suspension

Double wishbone suspension front and rear, four-way adjustable racing dampers

Steering

Hydraulic power-assisted steering

Brakes

Ventilated iron disc brakes front and rear, six-piston front calipers, four-piston rear calipers, driver-adjustable brake bias

Safety

FIA-specification steel roll cage, Sparco six-point FIA safety harness, onboard fire extinguisher, onboard pneumatic jack system

Fuel

System FIA-specification racing fuel cell

Oil

Mobil 1™ synthetic motor oil

Electronics

Race-specification ABS and traction control. Lightweight race battery

Wheels

OZ Racing 18” x 13” rims

Tyres

310 / 710 R18

Aerodynamics

Carbon fibre front splitter, rear wing and body panels. Lightweight, aerodynamically-optimised bumpers, bonnet, sills and fenders

Length

4950 mm

Width

2030 mm

Height

1350 mm

Weight

<1300 kg