Former British GT champions Seb Morris has been announced as a one of the ‘Bentley Boys’ after securing a works drive with the marque for the Spa 24 hours in July.
The Chester based driver, who secured the British crown alongside Rick Parfitt in 2017, will line up in an M Sport run second generation Bentley Continental alongside fellow Brit Callum MacLeod and Brazilian racer Rodrigo Baptista .
“It was a massive moment to get the call from Bentley,” the 23-year-old said. “This is an absolutely incredible development in my career and I can’t thank everyone at Bentley Motorsport enough.
“It’s fantastic my hard work on and off-track, commitment and performances over the last few years have been recognised in this way and I can’t wait now to get down to work.”
With 2019 being the 100th anniversary of the marque an overall win in the Spa enduro would be a fitting tribute to its own heritage.
With a history deeply rooted in Le Mans legend Bentley is still ranked fifth in wins at the French classic. despite only picking up one victory in almost 90 years.
“I think with Callum [MacLeod], who I know from being in my team in British GT a couple of years ago, and Rodrigo, who has achieved a huge amount with Bentley in America, we have one of the best line-ups,” Morris continued. “I genuinely think we’re capable of winning the race.”
Morris, who raced in the Blancpain GT Series Endurance Cup last season, will announce his pans for the rest of the 2019 season shortly.