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

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People arrive in the stands ahead of the 37th Le Mans 24 Hours motorcycle endurance race in Le Mans

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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.

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