We love Bentley. We live by the "if you want to drive" adage. There are other luxury cars made for being chauffeured. We celebrate the brand that wants us behind the wheel.

With the introduction of the Continental GT, this image was only enhanced. The car spoke to the spirit of the brand's heritage while enticing celebrity buyers. You see, there's more to Bentley than luxury and prestige.

When W. O. Bentley founded the company it was with a race car. Since his legacy is currently working on an all new sports car for the Paris Motor Show at the end of the month, we've decided to take a look back at Bentley's racing heritage.

Buckle your seat belts, this is history at a brisk 0-60.