The ‘Blue Train’ car that famously raced the Calais-Mediterranée Express and the Team Blower that entered Le Mans in 1930 – the race ultimately won by Bentley Boys Woolf Barnato and Glen Kidston in Speed 6 'Old No 1' – are among the highlights of Bentley’s curated or treasured collection. Bentley at the 24 Hours of Le Mans. The 24 Hours of Le Mans endurance race is a 24-hour race around the Circuit de la Sarthe.The inaugural race was held 26–27 May 1923, and attracted many drivers, mostly French. There were two foreign competitors in the first race, Frank Clement and Canadian John Duff, the latter winning the 1924 competition in his personal car, a Bentley 3 Litre.Assembly: Cricklewood, UK.
This section features photo-advertisements of Vintage Bentley cars that are for sale. Details such as Chassis no., Engine no., Reg. no., Year, Model and Price are mentioned wherever available. Feb 28, 2014 · Film of vintage Bentleys travelling to Le Mans in 1997. 1955 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwing Coupe – Ultimate Edition - Jay Leno's Garage - Duration: 16:36. Jay .
The Bentley Speed 8 (developed from the Bentley EXP Speed 8) was an Autosport Award Winning Le Mans Prototype race car that was designed by Peter Elleray.The EXP Speed 8 debuted in the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 2001 and won the race in 2003.It has a strong resemblance to and shares some technology with the Audi R8C, which had raced only once before Audi dropped the project to focus on Category: LMGTP. Bentley Boys get their own street in Le Mans. 6/13/2019. 25 Bentley cars will drive a special parade lap of the circuit to help launch the 24-hour race. Rodeo Drive .
1926 Bentley 3/4.5 Litre Le Mans Tourer. Chassis number: AH1479. Registration Number: YF2642. Engine number: HP 400. Le Mans Tourer. Totally restored, even the chassis has been re-riveted, and now in Concours condition. This car is simply the best that can be produced & further benefits from being a matching numbers example. Bentley 1919 - present: During the 1920s Bentleys were the British sports cars, with many victories at Le Mans and elsewhere. In 1931 the company was incorporated by Rolls-Royce, after which event the cars were called Derby Bentleys.
Bentley at the 24 Hours of Le Mans "Made with precision and the finest material," the luxurious Bentley cars attracted attention at 24 Hours of Le Mans, the world's oldest sports car endurance race. After two years without success, Bentley convened a group of wealthy British men, "united by their love of insouciance, elegant tailoring, and a. Vintage and Prestige are proud to offer this 1927 Bentley 4 ½ Litre Le Mans style Tourer For Sale. Registration no: YV 9987. Engine no: XL3114. Chassis no: XL3113. Factory records show this 4 ½ was originally buils as a H.J. Mulliner coupe and delivered to J.Harsard in April 1928.