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).
The Oreca 07 #31 wins the seventh race of the FIA WEC season in very tricky conditions. The #13 car was forced to abandon the race after a contact with another LMP2.
Vaillante REBELLION #13 and #31 will start the 6 Hours of Fuji at the top of the LMP2 starting grid.
After two races in America, both Vaillante REBELLION crews expect to confirm their good dynamics for their arrival in Asia with a first round in Japan.
No third victory at Petit Le Mans for REBELLION Racing, forced to abandon the race following a shock with another car and a runway exit of the Oreca 07 #13 in the sixth hour.