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Bentleys Galore: Bentley Drivers Club 60th Anniversary Meeting

Bentleys Galore: Bentley Drivers Club 60th Anniversary Meeting

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Great stuff from the Bentley Drivers Club 60th Anniversary Meeting.

It’s hard to argue against Bentley. From the marque’s start as high speed play things for Europe’s Jazz Age, monied neerdowell/rapscallion set to an impressive string of Le Mans victories at the hands of ubermenschen like Woolf “Babe” Barnato to all the Bond Villianesque Coupes of the 1950s to the torque-master turbo yachts of the 1980s and 90s all the way up to today’s steriodal VW-platformed Continentals, the brand’s got that little sumpin’ sumpin’. August 8 and 9 marked the 60th anniversary meeting of the Bentley’s Drivers Club at England’s famed Silverstone track and what better way to celebrate than with lots of racing? Says the club’s Competitions Captain Sebastian Welch, “Our aim was to celebrate 60 years of BDC racing at Silverstone with two days of ‘proper’ club racing, from highly competitive dicing on track to a non-stop slideshow of archive pictures in the pit garage and family picnics on the grass at Copse.” We so wish we were rich. – From AutoBlog