REBELLION Racing and Rebellion Timepieces are pleased to announce a marketing and sporting partnership with THIRIET by TDS Racing.
REBELLION Racing’s and Rebellion Timepieces’ aim is to support THIRIET by TDS Racing in their quest for the title in the European Le Mans Series and victory in the LMP2 class at the 24 Hours of Le Mans, if the team is formally chosen by the ACO selection committee.
REBELLION Timepieces will be one of the THIRIET by TDS Racing marketing partners for their 2016 racing season. REBELLION Timepieces becomes the official timing partner of THIRIET by TDS Racing.
THIRIET Frozen Food manufacturer and distributor of frozen products, will become one of REBELLION Racing's marketing partners and the brand will be present on the bodywork of the two Rebellion R-One LMP1 cars entered in the 2016 FIA World Endurance Championship.
REBELLION Racing will support THIRIET by TDS Racing through the loan of one of its drivers. Mathias Beche will compete at the wheel of the #46 ORECA 05 LMP2 in all rounds of the European Le Mans Series and the 24 Hours of Le Mans, if the team is officially accepted by the selection committee of the ACO. Mathias drove for THIRIET by TDS Racing in 2011 and 2012, winning the ELMS championship in 2012 and finishing second in the 24 Hours of Le Mans in LMP2.
Mathias Beche: "I am very happy to be selected for my fourth season by the REBELLION Racing team. Alongside my FIA WEC LMP1 program, I can align myself in ELMS, in a team I know very well and in partnership with REBELLION Racing. Racing at Le Mans 24 Hours in the LMP2 class with a car capable of winning the race would be very exciting. It's a race that I dream of winning. Sportingly, I think the LMP2 this year will be the most contested category. It would be great to win the championship and win the Le Mans 24 Hours to promoting high the colors of REBELLION Racing and THIRIET by TDS Racing. "
Philippe Dubois, CEO REBELLION Timepieces: "We are delighted to announce our partnership with THIRIET by TDS Racing. We are proud to become the official timing partner of the French team for the 2016 season.
THIRIET by TDS Racing has a brilliant record in LMP2, they are professional competitors, passionate and ambitious, as we are at REBELLION Timepieces. It is a pride to count the THIRIET by TDS Racing team among our partners alongside our commitment in the FIA WEC LMP1 with REBELLION Racing, in Formula 1 with MANOR F1 Team and the FIA World Rallycross Championship. "
The FIA WEC Super Season is poised to start and REBELLION Racing has announced its partnership with the iconic British sports car manufacturer TVR. In September 2017, the brand – which is well known for its place in the history books of the 24 Hours of Le Mans – revealed its latest "Griffith" model. It is fitting for the brand to partner and work with REBELLION Racing for its return to Le Mans.
The REBELLION Racing team will engage two Oreca REBELLION R-13s in the World Endurance Championship with balanced and complementary crews. Both cars will be equipped with a Gibson engine and Michelin tires.