After competing as a works team driver for the first time at the Total 24 Hours of Spa, Seb Morris has retained his place in the factory Bentley squad for the upcoming Suzuka 10 Hours.
Morris is due to join Maxime Soulet and Andy Soucek in the No. 108 Bentley Continental GT3 for the penultimate round of the Intercontinental GT Challenge Powered by Pirelli.
The British driver currently races a JRM Racing-entered Bentley in the British GT championship where he has scored a win in the season-opening race at Oulton Park with co-driver Rick Parfitt Jr.
“I’m incredibly grateful to Bentley for this opportunity,” Morris said. “I’ve never been to Suzuka, so it’s a real boost that the team trusts my abilities to be able to go there and do the best job.
“Having worked with Bentley through its customer team program for over four years now, I feel very comfortable in the Bentley environment and ready to perform.”
The No. 107 lineup remains as it has throughout the brand’s centenary year, with Steven Kane, Jordan Pepper, and Jules Gounon hoping to replicate their Blancpain GT Series Endurance Cup triumph at Paul Ricard, where the trio took a dominant victory two months ago.
Both Bentleys will feature the same gold livery first seen at the Total 24 Hours of Spa last month, celebrating the brand’s 100th anniversary.
Suzuka also marks the debut of Paul Williams as Bentley’s Director of Motorsport following Brian Gush’s retirement after Spa.