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BENTLEY WINS DEBUT SPRINT SERIES QUALIFYING RACE

Bentley Motorsport wins its debut Blancpain Sprint Series Cup race.

Bentley Motorsport’s works team made its Blancpain Sprint Series Cup debut at Misano, this weekend, and won the first race of the event, putting the #8 Bentley Team M-Sport Continental GT3 on pole for Sunday’s main competition. 258 more words

Automotive

Bentley Expands Race Program During 2016

  • Bentley Motorsport races across the globe in 2016
  • Works team adds Blancpain Sprint Series to calendar
  • Wolfgang Reip becomes latest Bentley Boy

Bentley Motorsport will contest more than 90 top-level GT races around the world in 2016, as both its works and customer team programmes expand. 458 more words

Automotive

Unmatched: 300 SLR and Stirling Moss

Sir Stirling Moss won the 1955 Mille Miglia driving this gorgeous Mercedes-Benz 300 SLR. Departing at 7.22 am, Moss and navigator Denis Jenkinson maintained an average speed of 97.96 mph on the 1000 mile figure eight course from Brescia to Rome and back again, while competing with other racers and dodging public traffic to whom the entire course was still open. 307 more words

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The Legendary Porsche 917

The legendary Porsche 917 which dominated sports car racing in the early 1970s. The most powerful Can-Am variant of the car produced roughly 1100 horsepower from a turbocharged flat 12 engine, and was capable of hitting speeds of 245 mph on the 6km Mulsanne straight at LeMans. 46 more words

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Ferrari Killer: Ford GT40

The Ford GT40 was designed to end Ferrari’s dominance in endurance sports car racing. The Italian marque had been victorious at the 24 Hours of Le Mans six consecutive times between 1960-1965, and Henry Ford II’s bitter rivalry with Enzo Ferrari made him determined to win with an American car. 77 more words

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