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).
After ending the 2017 season with the title of LMP2 World Champion, the REBELLION Racing team will return to the top category of the World Endurance Championship next season, just one year after leaving it.
Vaillante REBELLION finished the last race of the 2017 FIA WEC season with both cars on the podium and the 2017 FIA World Endurance Champion title in the LMP2 category with their #31 Oreca-Gibson 07 car.
The last race of the FIA WEC season is coming soon with a long awaited title of World Champion at the end of this last 6 hours of race.
The Oreca 07 #31 Vaillante REBELLION wins its second consecutive race becoming leader of the LMP2 Championship before going on to Bahrain for the last round of the 2017 FIA WEC season. Vaillante REBELLION #13 finishes in third position.