FIA World Rally Championship competitor Takamoto Katsuta becomes brand amabassador for Rebellion Timepieces.
FIA World Rally Championship competitor Takamoto Katsuta brand amabassador for Rebellion Timepieces
Katsuta (TOYOTA GAZOO Racing), who is currently competing in the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC), has been appointed as a brand ambassador of Rebellion Japan, the exclusive Japanese distributor of the Swiss luxury watch manufacturer "Rebellion Timepieces". He will begin full participation in the top category of WRC class in 2021 and is currently the only Japanese WRC driver. He, continues to challenge and fight in the toughest environments around the world, and Rebellion’s which is also the official partner of Alfa Romeo F1 Team ORLEN this year, its DNA, passion, and philosophy match and have led to his appointment as a brand ambassador.
On Tuesday, April 5, the inauguration ceremony for the new ambassadors was held at the Rebellion Timepieces booth at Watches and Wonders Geneva 2022, a luxury watch exhibition held in Geneva, Switzerland.
At the inauguration ceremony, Mr. Calim Bouhadra, representative of the brand, presented a watch and Mr. Daisuke Hasegawa, representative of RebellionJapan, presented a racing glove with the watch printed on it.
Racer will wear the Re-Volt Chronograph printed glove during the rally competition and the PREDATOR 3HANDS outside of the competition, and through his year-long racing activities, he will show the world the passion, originality, and "no-compromise attitude" of the Rebellion timepieces.
Calim Bouhadra, CEO of REBELLION Corporation stated:
“We are delighted to welcome Takamoto Katsuta to the Rebellion Timepieces family. Rebellion's DNA comes from motorsport, as you know, this year we are working closely with Alfa Romeo F1 Team ORLEN and, to be able to challenge more the world of motorsports, we decided that the WRC with Katsuta following F1 is truly in line with Rebellion's philosophy of 'Continuously pushing the boundaries of possibility'. Together with Katsuta, who continues to compete in the WRC, we are looking forward to further expand Rebellion's possibilities.”
Daisuke Hasegawa, CEO of REBELLION Japan:
“Who could express Rebellion's philosophy? When we considered this, the image of Takamoto Katsuta, who competes in the WRC, came to mind. Katsuta is the only Japanese who challenges WRC, and it was a natural choice to appoint him as a brand ambassador because his attitude of continuously challenging the limits in a harsh environment matches Rebellion's philosophy and passion. We hope that his success will embody the world view of Rebellion Timepieces.”
Takamoto Katsuta, TOYOTA GAZOO Racing:
“I am very honored to share the battle and get an offer to be an ambassador. Rebellion's 'no-compromise attitude' is something I keep in mind when I work on rallies. Through our activities together and our mutual passion for motorsport, I hope that as many people as possible can experience the joy of motorsport. And I will continue to do my best to show this through our results.”