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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 >>>

Chassis 004/3 Piloted by David Brabham, Johnny Herbert and Mark Blundell, chassis 004/3 was first raced at the 2003 Sebring 12 Hours. Although it started the race from pole, it was delayed in the race and eventually finished third just ahead of its sister car. Retaining the same crew, it >>>

Chassis 004/5 Chassis 004/5 was the fifth and final Bentley Speed 8 built. It was constructed specifically for the 24 Hours of Le Mans race. The team had used an earlier chassis for the traditional pre-season test. In its single outing, chassis 004/5 proved immediately successful, winning>>>

  Article Image gallery (97) Chassis (3) Specifications