22 Jun 2013

Le Mans 2013 - Allan Simonsen dies in Aston Martin GTE crash

It has been confirmed on Eurosport that Allan Simonsen has died in a crash at the wheel of his Aston Martin GTE AM during the opening laps of the 2013 24 Hours of Le Mans.

Our thoughts are with his family and the Aston Martin team.

Simonsen's death is the first fatality at Le Mans since 1997.

"Just being at Le Mans and be allowed to drive the car on the track is incredibly special" - Allan Simonsen*

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