Rebellion Timepieces is proud to announce that Sebastien Buemi, fomer Formula One driver and 2014 FIA WEC World Champion, is now part of the Rebellion brand's family.
For Rebellion Timepieces, the choice of Sebastien Buemi as brand ambassador extends its long-term commitment to motorsport.
Sebastien Buemi will engage with Rebellion Timepieces to effectively communicate the brand values of the company. He will strive to enhance brand awareness and promote the range of watches. The Rebellion Timepieces logo will be displayed on Sebsatien’s racing overall in the FIA WEC as well as on his helmet.
Rebellion Timepieces is the main sponsor the Rebellion Racing team, which competes succesfuly in the FIA World Endurance Championship. The Swiss brand is now involved in Formula One becoming recently timing partner of the Manor Racing team. Since 2015, Rebellion Timepieces is the timing partner of the FIA World RX championship. Rebellion Timepieces also supports in the European Le Mans Series the LMP2 team Thiriet by TDS Racing and promising young drivers in single seater series.
Philippe Dubois, CEO, Rebellion Timepieces : “ We are delighted to have Sebastien Buemi as a representative of Rebellion Timepieces. Sharing the same values of commitment, performance and perseverance, Sebastien, is an ideal fit with us. I am looking forward to an exciting association with him. ”
Sebastien Buemi : “ I am really happy to represent Rebellion Timepieces as an ambassador in the FIA WEC championship. As a Swiss driver it is an honor to become part of the Rebellion family.
Rebellion and I share the passion for Motorsport and I am sure it will be a perfect fit. I am really looking forward to wear the Rebellion watch on and off track ! ”
After today's qualifying session for the 2015 FIA WEC 6 Hours of Nurburgring race, Nick Heidfeld and Nicolas Prost secured their second Pole position of the season in the LMP1 Privateer class with the #12 Rebellion R-One AER. They achieved an average lap time of 1:42.513 and a fastest lap of 1:41.759. The Rebellion R-One AER #12 car will start sunday's race from the fourth row, seventh on the grid.