Italian driver Andrea Belicchi will remain at Rebellion Racing for the coming FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) campaign the team have confirmed.
Belicchi has been part of the team since its beginnings racing with them as they moved from GT racing into LMP2 and LMP1. This season will start a new era in the Bart Hayden led team as the debut the Rebellion R-One design.
“We’re pleased that Andrea will be with Rebellion Racing again in 2014, this will be our seventh year together, so we know each other very well,” said Hayden. “He has been and remains a key member of the team. He is quick, reliable, loyal and he shares our great team spirit. Andrea’s efficient driving style will fit well with the new regulations and we are confident that he will help us to achieve the very best results.”
Belicchi is the fifth man confirmed at the team. He joins Nicolas Prost, Nick Heidfeld, Mathias Beche and new recruit Dominik Kraihamer.
“I am delighted at the prospect of being again a Rebellion Racing driver in 2014,” said Belicchi. “The championship will be really exiting with the new regulations, all the new cars and our new R-One LMP1. I have followed the development of the car and was involved at some stages of the development. I can’t wait to drive it! We will first have two busy days at the FIA WEC Prologue. I can’t wait to be back at Le Castellet.”