Bentley Motorsport is intensifying its commitment to face-to-24 Hours of Spa with the inclusion of a third drive of the Bentley Continental GT3. The usual Bentley #7 and #8 that compete regularly in the Blancpain GT Series, the hand of the preparer british M-Sport, now adds a third car run by the Bentley Team Abt. Despite being the first experience of the Team Abt next to Bentley in the big event of the resistance of belgium, his experience in the Nürburgring 24 Hours place training in a position to fight for big goals.
The Bentley Team Abt will race for the first time at the historic circuit of Spa, but it will do so with a lineup of world-class drivers. However, in the Continental GT3 #9 will be uploaded to Jordan Lee Pepper, Christer Jöns and Nico Verdonck, this last belgian driver and a great specialist in this path. In this aspect, the Bentley Team Abt expects to have a positive test on the day of official testing for to adapt to the peculiarities of the event and the Pirelli tyres, perhaps the biggest change facing the team. Despite this, in the training are marked as objective the podium.
Maxime Soulet, Andy Soucek and Vincent April will defend their lead in the Endurance Cup with the Bentley #8, while Steven Kane, Guy Smith and Oliver Jarvis will fight with the Bentley #7. They all share the goal of achieving a victory at Spa that Bentley stroked with the fingers in 2016 as it reminds Brian Gush, Director of Bentley Motorsport: “We have three Continental GT3 is able to get a great result. It is a willingness to face one of the most important races of the world GT3. After losing the victory last year by little, Bentley Motorsport had to do something and we return to Spa with a greater determination“.