Ten prototypes will be on the LMP2 and LMPC grid and there will be 16 LMGTE and GTC cars.
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.
Nancy Knapp Schilke, Editor in Chief
Mikko Jalonen, ELMS correspondent
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.
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.
On the 3 Hours of the Red Bull Ring, no less than ten ORECA chassis will be in action.
After three hours of race, Murphy Prototypes takes its first victory in ELMS, with the ORECA 03 driven by Jonathan Hirschi and Brendon Hartley.
Pierre Thiriet by TDS Racing and Signatech-Alpine have equal points in the title race.
The defending champions maintain their advantage to cross the finish line first and in the process take their second consecutive win in the ELMS.
Driving the ORECA 03 entered by Thiriet by TDS Racing, the two men Pierre Thiriet and Mathias Beche took the 3 Hours of Imola victory.