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Bentley Continental GT3 storms the 2021 Pikes Peak hill climb

The biofuel-powered car ran the course in 6 minutes, 36.281 seconds.

Steven Ewing
Steven Ewing spent his childhood reading car magazines, making his career as an automotive journalist an absolute dream job. After getting his foot in the door at Automobile while he was still a teenager, Ewing found homes on the mastheads at Winding Road magazine, Autoblog and Motor1.com before joining the CNET team in 2018. He has also served on the World Car Awards jury. Ewing grew up ingrained in the car culture of Detroit -- the Motor City -- before eventually moving to Los Angeles. In his free time, Ewing loves to cook, binge trash TV and play the drums.
Steven Ewing
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Here's Bentley's Continental GT3 race car at Pikes Peak.

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The car came in second place in the Time Attack class.

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Overall, the Bentley finished fourth.

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Driver Rhys Millen ran the hill climb in 6 minutes, 36.281 seconds.

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The weather on race day was lovely.

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But the car experienced a problem near the end of the course.

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This year's race was shorter than usual, due to ice and snow at the top of the mountain.

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Bentley hopes to be back with biofuel power next year.

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We can't wait to see what's next for the GT3.

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