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  Bentley Speed 8
 

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Country of origin:Great Britain
Produced in:2003
Numbers built:5 (2 never raced)
Designed by:Peter Elleray for Bentley
Predecessor:Bentley EXP Speed 8
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:October 16, 2013
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Chassis: 004/1
Built in January of 2003, this was the first of five Speed 8 chassis built. Following extensive test sessions, it made its competition debut at the Sebring 12 Hours. Piloted by Tom Kristensen, Dindo Capello and Guy Smith, it qualified second and eventually finished the race in fourth. Its next outing was the official test at Le Mans where it set the fastest time. For the race it was replaced by chassis 004/5; the eventual winner. Not raced again, it is seen here at the 2013 Goodwood Festival of Speed where the tenth anniversary of Bentley's 1-2 victory was celebrated.

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  Article Image gallery (59) Chassis (3) 004/1 Specifications