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).
At the end of a strong race, Team No. 3 REBELLION Racing finishes third overall and first Team non-Hybrid. The REBELLION R-13 No. 1 finishes fourth overall.
At the end of the three qualifying sessions, the REBELLION R-13 cars #1 and #3 will start the 24 Hours of Le Mans in third and fifth positions on the starting grid.
After a good preparation, the REBELLION Racing Team is going to start the crazy Le Mans week!
For this first meeting of the FIA WEC Super Season, REBELLION Racing performed for its return to the LMP1 category. Both R-13 cars dominated the LMP1 thermal classification from the free practice to the 6 hours of racing, Toyota hybrids remain unreachable with the current EOT.