Along side their GT and French Porsche Carrera Cup programs, Sébastien Loeb Racing will enter the European Le Mans Series
"Le Mans remains an important objective for us and we are starting the work today to be there in 2014 in accordance with our ambitions," explains Dominique Heintz, team manager.
The team, cofounded by Sébastien Loeb and Dominique Heintz, is on the entry list for the next 24 Hours of Le Mans with its ORECA 03 LM P2.
As reported earlier in the week, the famous Renault brand Alpine will be returning to sportscars this year. It's official.
By Mikko Jalonen (Mixa), LMS correspondent
Thirty cars and ten different nationalities to start the first ELMS round.
The Automobile Club de l’Ouest understands the decision by Sebastien Loeb to withdraw his team from the 24 Hours of Le Mans. The Race Performance no. 34 Oreca 03-Judd has been sent their invitation as the next team on the reserve list.
Ten prototypes will be on the LMP2 and LMPC grid and there will be 16 LMGTE and GTC cars.
Mikko Jalonen, ELMS correspondent
Nancy Knapp Schilke, Editor in Chief
Final testing before the start of the ELMS
Pierre Ragues and Nelson Panciatici took the chequered flag after 82 laps of racing over a lap ahead of the nr18 Murphy Prototypes Oreca Nissan of Jonathan Hirschi and Brendon Hartley.
Mathias Beche and Pierre Thiriet were the victors in their ORECAO3 in Spielberg, Austria for the third round of the European Le Mans Series at the Red Bull Ring.
ORECA is celebrating its 40th anniversary at Silverstone.