Rebellion ends in Shanghai with Toyota's dominance

The two Japanese cars were sanctioned, No. 8 was second to 66 seconds and No. 7 finished third with a lost lap.


Rebellion Racing private team No. 1 piloted by the Brazilian Bruno Senna, the American Gustavo Menezes and the Frenchman Norman Nato ended the Toyota's dominance by successfully winning the victory in the 4 hours of Shanghai.

Senna, who has already achieved victory in the four categories of the World Cup, crossed the line 66 seconds ahead of the Toyota TS050-Hybrid No. 8 of the Japanese Kazuki Nakajima, the Swiss Sebastien Buemi and the Australian Brendon Hartley.

Toyota No. 8 and the two LNT Ginettas cars were penalized in the second hour of the race for irregularities at the start of the test, which allowed Rebellion No. 1 to reach the head of the race and have a 35-second lead in Ecuador the test.

The Toyota No. 7 of the Englishman Mike Conway, the Japanese Kamui Kobayashi and the Argentinean José María 'Pechito' López also suffered a penalty and finished third with a lost lap.

The winning team doubled all its opponents except Toyota No. 8, which shows its superiority in the Chinese circuit.

The next appointment of the World Endurance Championship will be the 8 Hours of Bahrain on Saturday, December 14,



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