Bentley announces 2020 motorsport program

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Bentley Motorsport has revealed that its 2020 program, with customer teams competing in the GT3 championships globally and its works-supported Bentley Team M-Sport outfit entering GT3 competition in the Intercontinental GT Challenge (IGTC).

Since 2013, Bentley Team M-Sport has worked with Bentley Motorsport in Crewe, UK, to develop and build the Bentley Continental GT3, while also running a competitive team. And with an increased customer racing program in place for 2020, the Cumbria-based outfit will focus on providing a high level of service to Bentley, alongside a campaign in the five-round IGTC.

K-PAX Racing, which has had two seasons with Bentley in the USA, will enter the GT World Challenge Europe Endurance Cup with a pair of Continental GT3s, spearheading Bentley’s push for overall race wins at Europe’s top tracks.

Paul Williams, Bentley’s director of motorsport, said, “We’ve been very careful to grow and adapt our program in a way that is sustainable for us and beneficial to both our new and old customers, and I am very pleased that we have attracted teams that operate at the highest level.

“Bentley Team M-Sport has been instrumental in enabling us to grow our customer program and build the Continental GT3s required for 2020, while also preparing for Bathurst 12 Hour and planning an extensive test schedule that will benefit all of our teams.”

Ahead of the 2020 season, Bentley Motorsport’s target has been to improve the service offered and increase the development and testing program of the Continental GT3. More customer teams will be announced by the brand in the coming weeks.

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