The 2014 driver lineup for Rebellion is taking shape.
The nr7 Toyota TS030 hybrid holds the overall lead in the 6 Hours of Shanghai.
The last few months have been particularly productive for both REBELLION Racing and ORECA's Technology department.
Team manager Bart Hayden confirms the continuing preparation of the R-One LMP1.
The only LMP1 privateer team still in the World Endurance Championship at the mid-point plans to target the overall podium.
In 2014, the Rebellion Racing team will enter a new prototype, which will be designed, built and developed by the ORECA Group, in the Le Mans 24 Hours and the FIA World Endurance Championship.
The surprise of the session was the No.12 Rebellion Racing Lola-Toyota of Neel Jani, Nick Heidfeld and Nicolas Prost which was 4th fastest, 1.029s behind the lead Audi but ahead of both works Toyotas.
The drivers of both cars, with Nick Heidfeld, Nicolas Prost and Neel Jani in car 12 and Andrea Belicchi, Mathias Beche and CongFu Cheng in car 13, will be fighting for a podium finish.
The fastest time of both days of testing was set in the Saturday afternoon session with a time of 1:43.52.
The 20 cars present in France now return to their individual bases to make their final preparations before heading to Silverstone in the UK.
Teams take to the Castellet to try out their machines before the season opener at Silverstone next month.
The Swiss team has submitted entry applications for the FIA World Endurance Championship, the 24 Hours of Le Mans and the American Le Mans Series.
Neel Jani won 4 times in 2012. This will be his 5th year with the team.
Prost, Jani, and Rebellion Racing were among the top honorees at the ceremony in Paris. Also recognized was the Starworks team and driver Potolicchio. AF Corse and Larbre Competition team took GTE honors.