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Nick Tandy of Britain drives his Porsche 919 Hybrid number 19 ahead of the Audi R18 e-tron quattro number 7 driven by Marcel Fassler of Switzerland, during the Le Mans 24 Hours sportscar race in Le Mans

Nick Tandy of Britain drives his Porsche 919 Hybrid number 19 ahead the Audi R18 e-tron quattro number 7 driven by Marcel Fassler of Switzerland, during the Le Mans 24 Hours sportscar race in Le Mans, central France June 14, 2015. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau/File Photo

2013 24 Hours of Le Mans marred by death of Allan Simonsen

Aston Martin Racing's Allan Simonsen died from injures sustained in a violent, high-speed crash just nine minutes into the iconic motor racing event. The 35-year-old Dane was the first driver to die during the race since 1986.