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Driver Dies at 24 Hours of Le Mans After Crash, Marking Race’s First Fatality Since 1997

Danish driver Allan Simonsen died following a crash at the 24 Hours of Le Mans on Saturday in the first driver fatality at the high-speed endurance event since 1997. Race organizers said the 34-year-old Simonsen was taken to the hospital after his Aston Martin No. 95 crashed about 10 minutes after the start of the race. The car spun at high speed and skidded into the barrier at the...
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June 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Driver Allan Simonsen dies at Le Mans

Allan Simonsen suffered fatal injuries following a third-lap accident in Saturday's 90th running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans. The 34-year-old Dane, at the wheel of the GTE-Am polesitting No. 95 Aston Martin Racing Vantage V8, lost control at Tetre Rouge before making heavy contact with the barriers. The driver was immediately attended to on the scene by doctors from the Automobile...
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June 22, 2013  |  Discuss
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