According to Brian Gush, chassis and powertrain director for Bentley, the automaker is currently exploring which class would best suit the company. Humphrys’ 30 years of racing experience, including roles on vehicles like the March 82G Group C car, and with companies like Aston Martin and Spice Engineering, should prove instrumental in narrowing down the field.
In the past, Gush has hinted that Bentley would be at home in the GT class, speciffically in the GT3 category. If true, the company will likely campaign a version of the current Continental Supersports, though the automaker could just as easily wait for the next-generation Continental before jumping into the Le Mans fray. AutoWeek says there’s no time table for the manufacturer’s return at the moment.