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LE MANS, FRANCE - JUNE 16: Sebastien Buemi of Switzerland and Toyota Gazoo Racing is interviewed at a media session prior to qualifying for the Le Mans 24 Hour race at the Circuit de la Sarthe on June 16, 2016 in Le Mans, France. (Photo by Ker Robertson/Getty Images)

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

June 22, 2013

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.