After ending the 2017 season with the title of LMP2 World Champion, the team will return to the top category of the World Endurance Championship next season, just one year after leaving it.

As usual, two cars will be lined up by the Swiss team in 2018. At the wheel, Bruno Senna and Mathias Beche will be joined by two current Porsche LMP1 drivers and .

 

“I am very happy to be in LMP1 with REBELLION Racing for the 2018-2019 FIA WEC super season”said Senna. The many changes in the rules will be a huge challenge, but we have drivers and a quality team to deal with them. We will push very hard for those these crucial Le Mans wins!”

After driving under the colors of REBELLION at the Petit Le Mans on October 7th, the American Gustavo Menezes will be part of the crew for this 2018-2019 super season.

Rookie of the year 2017 and 19-year-old Thomas Laurent will bring his energy and his youth after an amazing season with the Jackie Chan DC Racing.

 

“I look forward to meeting the whole team and other drivers, seeing the car and getting in it for the first time!”said Laurent. “Riding in a LMP1-category championship is a dream come true. I think the team will do everything they can to play at the forefront, so we have to live up to expectations! I can’t wait to work with experienced drivers again, as I’ve been to do all year long.”

Both cars will be revealed at the Geneva International Motor Show on March.

 

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