Bentley Continental GT set outright production car record at Pikes Peak International Hill Climb 2019

Rhys Millen pushing the Continental GT to the limit on the mountain

Bentley Continental GT at Pikes Peak 1RIDE ON BOARD THE RECORD-SETTING BENTLEY CONTINENTAL GT AT PIKES PEAK INTERNATIONAL HILL CLIMB

  • On board footage shows driver Rhys Millen pushing the Continental GT to the limit on the mountain
  • Continental GT set outright production car record at Pikes Peak International Hill Climb 2019, completing the course in 10m18.488s

In its centenary year, Bentley is celebrating another record-breaking run at the world famous Pikes Peak International Hill Climb with the release of two new films.

Join driver Rhys Millen (NZ) on board the Bentley Continental GT as a new outright record for production cars is set by 8.4 seconds. A camera mounted to Rhys’ race helmet reveals footage from a driver’s point-of-view as he tackles the 156 corners, climbing almost 5,000ft in 10m18.488s.

A second film released today covers Bentley’s event highlights from the race build-up, helicopter footage of the run and post-race reactions from the Bentley team and Rhys Millen.

The Pikes Peak project was supported by Bentley’s technical partners Mobil1, Lifeline, Brembo SGL Group and Pirelli, and by exhaust partner Akrapovič.

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Rob Fraser – General dogsbody & Director Rob is the founder of the business. He constantly mutters something about way too many red wines one evening being to blame. Often known for taking the 4WD in the driveway over the sports car, he has travelled pretty much everywhere in Australia and when he is bored goes for a drive. He first learned to drive on the farm in a left hand drive WW11 Jeep when he was 11, and was hooked on 4WDriving way back then. In addition to 4WD he is an avid motoring enthusiast and has maintained a strong interest in the industry ever since his teens. He has owned way too many cars in his time as well. Having previously lived at the top of corporate life he retired in 2000 and hasn’t put a suit and tie on since. Cars are his passion so why not have a business doing what you love he figures. He has towed either a caravan or camper trailer to most parts of Australia, has run guided tours for camper trailers’ and instructed drivers in off road towing.