Bentley Motorsport Announces 2018 Racing Line-up

London | UK

Bentley Motorsport has announced its 2018 racing line-up. The iconic brand will retain five of its six works drives for this year’s season. Spa 24 Hours race-winner Jules Gounon (FR) will be added to the long-standing line-up: Bentley Boys Guy Smith (GB), Steven Kane (GB), Andy Soucek (ES), Maxime Soulet (BE) and Vince Abril (MC).

Brian Gush, Bentley’s Director of Motorsport, commented, “Consistency is key for endurance racing so to have five of our drivers back to continue their long-standing relationships with us allows us to get stronger year-on-year and is testament to the loyalty within our team. Jules [Gounon] has shown that he has the pace and maturity to fit in to a leading team, despite only being 22 years old, and we’re looking forward to supporting him as he develops his career. We’re all looking forward to arriving in Bathurst in February and getting 2018 underway.”

Jules Gounon
Jules Gounon

The new line-up of drivers for the Bentley Motorsport team will be competing in the Blancpain GT Series Endurance Cup. The team will be entering 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.

Bentley motorsport’s 2018 season will kick off with the Bathurst 12 Hours and will be completed in the current-spec Continental GT3. Based on the New Continental GT road car, the all-new Continental GT3 will make its debut in Monza for the opening round of the Blancpain GT Series. It will also be used to finish the Intercontinental GT Challenge races at Spa-Francorchamps, Suzuka and Laguna Seca.

Salon Privé

Salon Privé Magazine is the quintessence of luxury lifestyle journalism, renowned for its sophisticated portrayal of the opulent world since its inception in 2008. As a vanguard of high-end living, the magazine serves as an exclusive portal into the realms of haute couture, fine arts, and the aristocratic lifestyle. With over a decade of expertise, Salon Privé has established itself as the definitive source for those who seek the allure of luxury and elegance. The magazine's content is crafted by a cadre of experienced journalists, each bringing a wealth of knowledge from the luxury sector. This collective expertise is reflected in the magazine's diverse coverage, which spans the latest in fashion trends, intimate glimpses into royal lives, and the coveted secrets of the affluent lifestyle. Salon Privé's commitment to quality is evident in its thoughtful collaborations with industry titans and cultural connoisseurs, ensuring that its narratives are as authoritative as they are enchanting. With accolades that include being voted the number one luxury lifestyle magazine in the UK, Salon Privé continues to be at the forefront of luxury journalism, offering its discerning readership a guide to the finest experiences the world has to offer. Whether it's the grandeur of global fashion weeks, the splendor of exclusive soirées, or the pursuit of wellness and beauty, Salon Privé Magazine remains the emblem of luxury for the elite and the aspirants alike.

No Comments Yet

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.