REBELLION Racing is in Japan for the fifth round of the 2014 FIA World Endurance Championship, the 6 Hours of Fuji to be held on the legendary Fuji Speedway.
Last year race was shortened due to heavy rain on the track (#13 REBELLION Racing's car finishing at third place overall). Next sunday race may takes place under the rain again as a new typhoon is expected to hit Japan during the weekend.
REBELLION Racing secured the LMP1-L Championship after last round at Austin. It's the third consecutive win in the FIA WEC for the team after 2012 and 2013 Trophy wins.
Nicolas Prost, Nick Heidfeld and Mathias Beche won 4 times in four races in the LMP1-L class aboard the #12 Rebellion R-One, Andrea belicchi, Fabio Leimer and Dominik Krahaimer driving sister #13 R-One will try to fight against bad luck to be in a position to contest for their first win of the season after securing to pole positions in Silverstone and Austin.
Once again both REBELLION Racing's R-Ones will try to contest factory car supremacy and will aim to finish the Japanese enduro as close as possible from the podium.
On sunday october 12, the 6 Hours of Fuji will start at 11h00 local time (3h00 GMT).
REBELLION Racing dreamt of reaching the podium in LMP1 at the 24H of Le Mans, Michel Vaillant was facing a Porsche in the latest "RÉBELLION" album :
Vaillante REBELLION got to the general podium alongside a Porsche LMP1 for these 85th 24 Hours of Le Mans!
It was at midnight that the third and last qualifying session for the 85th running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans came to an end, solidifying the starting grid for Saturday’s race. Bruno Senna and Mathias Beche, respectively at the wheels #31 and #13, recorded the best qualifying times in this final session.
The most anticipated week for all motor sports fans has finally started! The 24 Hours of Le Mans have been taking place every year at the heart of Sarthe, on the legendary Circuit des 24 Heures since 1923.