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Lee Bentham (born July 27, 1970) is a Canadian former racing driver from Richmond Hill, Ontario. In 1990 and 1992 he competed in the Formula K karting World Championship series. He moved to cars in the Toyota Atlantic series in 1995 in a successful partial-season program that managed to place Bentham on the podium twice and finished 8th in points. The following year Bentham captured 7 podiums and was the series runner-up. 1997 was less successful as he only finished 5th in series points. He also competed for Forsythe Racing in the Indy Lights series that season and won on the oval at Gateway International Raceway and finished 5th in points. 1998 was Bentham's breakout year as he captured two wins on his way to the Toyota Atlantic championship for Forsythe Championship Racing. 1999 was his final year of top-level racing and was another year in Atlantics where he won a single race and finished 6th in points. Bentham is currently the Driver Coach for Ed Carpenter in the IndyCar series, having previously coached Josef Newgarden.

Lee Bentham
Nationality Canada
Born (1970-07-27) July 27, 1970 (age 49)
Richmond Hill, Ontario
Retired1999
Toyota Atlantic Series
Years active1995-1999
TeamsP-1 Racing
Forsythe Championship Racing
Starts43
Wins3
Poles4
Best finish1st in 1998
Previous series
1997Indy Lights
Championship titles
1998Toyota Atlantic Series

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Sporting positions
Preceded by
Alex Barron
Toyota Atlantic Champion
1998
Succeeded by
Anthony Lazzaro