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).
Oreca 07s #31 and #13 crossed the finish line in second and fourth positions after 6 hours of fierce race on the German circuit.
At the end of the Qualifying Session, the two Oreca 07s finished in third and fourth position of the category LMP2.
This weekend will be the fourth and final race in Europe on the famous German circuit of Nürburgring before moving on to America and Asia for the rest of the World Endurance Championship.
Two weeks before the fourth race of the season in the FIA WEC, we are pleased to announce the arrival of Filipe Albuquerque and Pipo Derani within the team Vaillante REBELLION.