All the action from Bentley’s record-breaking run at Pikes Peak in the United States has been captured on film.

In fact, the luxury car maker has released two short films of the run by its all conquering Continental GT a few weeks ago.

One is from the perspective of driver Rhys Millen as the Kiwi slashes 8.4 seconds from the production car record.

A camera mounted on his helmet shows the run from the driver’s point-of-view as he tackles the 156 corners that make up the 1500 metre plus hill climb.

Millen’s time? 10m 18.488s.

A second film covers the race build-up, helicopter footage of the run itself plus post-race reaction 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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Chris Riley has been a journalist for almost 40 years. He has spent half of his career as a writer, editor and production editor in newspapers, the rest of the time driving and writing about cars both in print and online. His love affair with cars began as a teenager with the purchase of an old VW Beetle, followed by another Beetle and a string of other cars on which he has wasted too much time and money. A self-confessed geek, he’s not afraid to ask the hard questions - at the risk of sounding silly.