Nelson Panciatici and Pierre Ragues were crowned 2013 ELMS Champions despite finishing 4th overall. Gary Hirsch and Paul Loup Chatin earned the LMPC title while Matt Griffin and Johnny Mowlem grabbed the LMGTE championship.
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.
Porsche and BMW take class honours at Silverstone in a race that ended after 75% distance was reached due to the rain storms
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.
Ferrari teams take LMGTE and GTC.
Jan Charouz and Vincent Capillaire has finished in second place the second round of the European Le Mans Series, the 4 Hours of Imola.
Heavy rain conditions initially brought out a safety car and then caused the race to be curtailed at 75 per cent distance.
After three hours of race, Murphy Prototypes takes its first victory in ELMS, with the ORECA 03 driven by Jonathan Hirschi and Brendon Hartley.
Simon Dolan uninjured after massive accident thanks to strong Zytek chassis.
The former Formula 1 driver was disappointed after losing out on another podium finish for the second race in a row.
The team recovered from 28th position to finish 8th as Murphy Prototypes set the pace at Silverstone.
The Irish team finished on its first podium of the season.
Team and Drivers now placed 1-2 in points tables.
The pair Nico Verdonck/Alex Loan take the second spot on the podium, ahead of Nicky Catsburg/C.O. Jones.
Soheil Ayari and Anthony Pons, despite an rib injury, begin the season on a high note for Team Endurance Challenge.
The team encountered starter issues due to water in the junction box under the Oreca car.
Oliver Turvey: “This has been a great first weekend in LMP2 and the European Le Mans Series with pole and the race win, which came in really tricky conditions."
Nelson Panciatici is torn between disappointment and satisfaction.
Pierre Thiriet, Ludovic Badey and Tristan Gommendy never relaxed the pressure and took the lead in the race less than six minutes from the chequered flag!