Published on December 18th, 2017 | by Subhash Nair0
Bentley Motorsport Announces 2018 Line-Up
Bentley Motorsport today announces that it has retained five of its six works drivers for the 2018 season, adding Spa 24 Hours race-winner Jules Gounon (FR) to long-standing Bentley Boys Guy Smith (GB), Steven Kane (GB), Andy Soucek (ES), Maxime Soulet (BE) and Vince Abril (MC).
The six drivers will contest the Blancpain GT Series Endurance Cup for Bentley’s fifth season with two brand new second generation Bentley Team M-Sport Continental GT3s, and will also complete the entire Intercontinental GT Challenge for the first time.
The 2018 season kick starts with Bathurst 12 Hours and, for homologation reasons, will be completed in the current-spec Continental GT3. The all-new Continental GT3, based on the new Continental GT road car, will make its debut in Monza for the opening round of the Blancpain GT Series and will used to complete the Intercontinental GT Challenge races at Spa-Francorchamps, Laguna Seca and Suzuka.