Before the podium finishers could finish drinking the remains of their bottles of Champagne at Silverstone there were several people asking the same question; when was the last time a works run Bentley won a race in the UK?
You could argue it’s a worthy question. This is a great British brand winning at a British track. Bentley’s history on the race track goes back as far as the early 1920s, and includes several victories at the highest level.
However, you could also argue ‘what does the history matter?’
That – if you’re supporting that argument – is certainly a valid point. The only thing the Le Mans winning teams of the 20s and the M-Sport run team of the weekend’s...
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