Rebellion’s Jani Outmuscles Luhr For Petit Le Mans Pole

Brabham (P2), Cameron (PC) Lead Class Qualifying For ALMS Finale           

BRASELTON, Ga. (Oct. 18, 2013) –  When the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón runs its final event in Saturday’s 16th Petit Le Mans Powered By Mazda, Neel Jani will be looking to make more history at Road Atlanta. 

Jani captured his fourth career ALMS pole in Friday’s qualifying, turning a lap of 1:09.254 (132.036 mph) in the No. 12 Rebellion Timepieces/Lemo Connectors/Speedy Garage Toyota-powered Lola B12/60 co-driven by Rebellion Racing teammates Nick Heidfeld and Nico Prost. Jani won his first career pole at Road Atlanta in last year’s Petit Le Mans and went on to win, co-driving with Prost and Andrea Belicchi.

“It’s nice to be back racing in America, because we have a fight again with the Muscle Milk team,” said Jani, who captured 2013 poles at Long Beach and Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca before Rebellion Racing took a sabbatical from the ALMS to concentrate on FIA World Endurance Championship competition. “In qualifying, we have been quicker but we have seen the race is just a different game. With the GTCs and the safety cars, the visibility in our car is difficult, but that just means the race is that much closer. Hopefully tomorrow we will be able to turn our quick speed into a win.”  Read Entire Story at ALMS

Jani Sets Fastest Lap At Night In Petit Le Mans Practice

Final Practice, Qualifying For ALMS Finale Set For Friday

BRASELTON, Ga. (Oct. 17, 2013) – Rebellion Racing waited until dark to set the fastest lap of the opening day of practice for Saturday’s 16th Petit Le Mans Powered by Mazda at Road Atlanta. Neel Jani led the session with a lap of 1:20.360 (113.788 mph) in the No. 12 Rebellion Timepieces/Lemo Connectors/Speedy Garage Lola B12/60-Toyota shared by Nico Prost and Nick Heidfeld.

Running on a damp but drying track, Jani’s time was the fastest of Thursday’s three sessions, with both the morning and afternoon practice run in the rain. A fourth one-hour practice will be held Friday beginning at 10:20 a.m., with qualifying at 1:45 p.m.

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Rebellion Returns To Top Petit Le Mans Test

Busy Day Sees 24 ALMS Machines Prep For Finale At Road Atlanta

BRASELTON, Ga. (Oct. 14, 2013) – Rebellion Racing made the most of its return to the track alongside American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón competitors by leading the way in both of Monday’s test sessions at Road Atlanta in preparation for Saturday’s Petit Le Mans Powered by Mazda.

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NASCAR K&N Pro Series East News & Notes: Road Atlanta

Inaugural Event Will Be 2013 Season Finale

Championship Comes Down To Kwasniewski Versus Moffitt 

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Oct. 14, 2013) – Could this finally be the year for Brett Moffitt? Recent misfortune for Dylan Kwasniewski has certainly left the door wide open.

A title picture that looked like a foregone conclusion two races ago is now most certainly an uncertainty as the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East heads to Road Atlanta to close out the 2013 campaign and crown a champion on Oct. 18.

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Petit Fast Facts

  • 10 hours of racing
  • First run on October 10, 1998
  • Class winners of this event receive an automatic invitation to the following year's 24 Hours of Le Mans

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