Lone Star LeMans: Rebellion Endurance Racing and Watches
Rebellion Racing is an independent team from Switzerland that is competing this year in the hotly contested LMP2 category in the FIA World Endurance Championship. As an independent team they have contested the heavyweight teams of Audi, Porsche, Toyota and Peugeot in the past four years in the World Endurance Championship.
13 PIQUET Nelson jr (bra), BECHE Matthias (che), HEINEMEIER HANSSON David (dnk), Oreca 07 Gibson team Vaillante Rebellion, action during the 2017 FIA WEC World Endurance Championship, 6 Hours of Circuit des Ameriques from September 14 to 16 at Austin, USA circuit – Photo Clement Marin / DPPI
This past weekend, at the Circuit of The Americas (COTA) track, Rebellion competed very well in the Petite LeMans also known locally as Lone Star LeMans. After 6 hours of endurance race in hot weather and few crashes, Vaillante Rebellion car #13 finished 2nd, and Vaillante Rebellion car #31 finished 3rd for a double podium for the team.
13 PIQUET Nelson jr (bra), BECHE Matthias (che), HEINEMEIER HANSSON David (dnk), Oreca 07 Gibson team Vaillante Rebellion, 36 LAPIERRE Nicolas (fra), MENEZES Gustavo (usa), NEGRAO André (bra), Alpine A470 Gibson team Signatech Alpine Matmut, 31 PROST Nicolas (fra), SENNA Bruno (bra), CANAL Julien (fra), Oreca 07 Gibson team Vaillante Rebellion, ambiance podium during the 2017 FIA WEC World Endurance Championship, 6 Hours of Circuit des Ameriques from September 14 to 16 at Austin, USA circuit – Photo Jean Michel Le Meur / DPPI
In the championship standings in the LMP2 class, Vaillante Rebellion car #31 is in second with three races to go.
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