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.

Motorcycling - Moto2 - French Grand Prix - Bugatti Circuit, Le Mans, France - May 19, 2018 Swiss Innovative Investors' Sam Lowes during qualifying REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes
Moto2 - French Grand Prix
Motorcycling - Moto2 - French Grand Prix - Bugatti Circuit, Le Mans, France - May 19, 2018 Swiss Innovative Investors' Sam Lowes during qualifying REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes
Motorcycling - Moto2 - French Grand Prix - Bugatti Circuit, Le Mans, France - May 19, 2018 EG 0,0 Marc VDS's Joan Mir during qualifying REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes
Moto2 - French Grand Prix
Motorcycling - Moto2 - French Grand Prix - Bugatti Circuit, Le Mans, France - May 19, 2018 EG 0,0 Marc VDS's Joan Mir during qualifying REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes
Motorcycling - Moto2 - French Grand Prix - Bugatti Circuit, Le Mans, France - May 19, 2018 Sky Racing Team VR46's Francesco Bagnaia during qualifying REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes
Moto2 - French Grand Prix
Motorcycling - Moto2 - French Grand Prix - Bugatti Circuit, Le Mans, France - May 19, 2018 Sky Racing Team VR46's Francesco Bagnaia during qualifying REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes
Motorcycling - Moto2 - French Grand Prix - Bugatti Circuit, Le Mans, France - May 19, 2018 EG 0,0 Marc VDS's Alex Marquez during qualifying REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes
Moto2 - French Grand Prix
Motorcycling - Moto2 - French Grand Prix - Bugatti Circuit, Le Mans, France - May 19, 2018 EG 0,0 Marc VDS's Alex Marquez during qualifying REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes
Motorcycling - Moto2 - French Grand Prix - Bugatti Circuit, Le Mans, France - May 19, 2018 Dynavolt Intact's Marcel Schrotter during qualifying REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes
Moto2 - French Grand Prix
Motorcycling - Moto2 - French Grand Prix - Bugatti Circuit, Le Mans, France - May 19, 2018 Dynavolt Intact's Marcel Schrotter during qualifying REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes
Motorcycling - MotoGP - French Grand Prix - Bugatti Circuit, Le Mans, France - May 19, 2018 Yamaha's Johann Zarco during practice REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes
MotoGP - French Grand Prix
Motorcycling - MotoGP - French Grand Prix - Bugatti Circuit, Le Mans, France - May 19, 2018 Yamaha's Johann Zarco during practice REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes
Motorcycling - MotoGP - French Grand Prix - Bugatti Circuit, Le Mans, France - May 19, 2018 Yamaha's Johann Zarco celebrates after qualifying REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes
MotoGP - French Grand Prix
Motorcycling - MotoGP - French Grand Prix - Bugatti Circuit, Le Mans, France - May 19, 2018 Yamaha's Johann Zarco celebrates after qualifying REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes
Motorcycling - MotoGP - French Grand Prix - Bugatti Circuit, Le Mans, France - May 19, 2018 Alma Pramac Racing's Jack Miller during qualifying REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes
MotoGP - French Grand Prix
Motorcycling - MotoGP - French Grand Prix - Bugatti Circuit, Le Mans, France - May 19, 2018 Alma Pramac Racing's Jack Miller during qualifying REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes
Motorcycling - MotoGP - French Grand Prix - Bugatti Circuit, Le Mans, France - May 19, 2018 Ducati Corse's Jorge Lorenzo during qualifying REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes
MotoGP - French Grand Prix
Motorcycling - MotoGP - French Grand Prix - Bugatti Circuit, Le Mans, France - May 19, 2018 Ducati Corse's Jorge Lorenzo during qualifying REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes
Motorcycling - MotoGP - French Grand Prix - Bugatti Circuit, Le Mans, France - May 19, 2018 Yamaha's Valentino Rossi during qualifying REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes
MotoGP - French Grand Prix
Motorcycling - MotoGP - French Grand Prix - Bugatti Circuit, Le Mans, France - May 19, 2018 Yamaha's Valentino Rossi during qualifying REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes
Motorcycling - MotoGP - French Grand Prix - Bugatti Circuit, Le Mans, France - May 19, 2018 Honda's Marc Marquez celebrates after qualifying REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes
MotoGP - French Grand Prix
Motorcycling - MotoGP - French Grand Prix - Bugatti Circuit, Le Mans, France - May 19, 2018 Honda's Marc Marquez celebrates after qualifying REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes
Frenchman Johann Zarco on his way to securing pole position for the Le Mans Moto GP on Sunday (AFP Photo/JEAN-FRANCOIS MONIER )
Frenchman Johann Zarco on his way to securing pole position for the Le Mans Moto GP on Sunday
Frenchman Johann Zarco on his way to securing pole position for the Le Mans Moto GP on Sunday (AFP Photo/JEAN-FRANCOIS MONIER )
Motorcycling - MotoGP - French Grand Prix - Bugatti Circuit, Le Mans, France - May 19, 2018 Honda's Marc Marquez celebrates after qualifying REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes
MotoGP - French Grand Prix
Motorcycling - MotoGP - French Grand Prix - Bugatti Circuit, Le Mans, France - May 19, 2018 Honda's Marc Marquez celebrates after qualifying REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes
Motorcycling - MotoGP - French Grand Prix - Bugatti Circuit, Le Mans, France - May 19, 2018 Repsol Honda's Dani Pedrosa during qualifying REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes
MotoGP - French Grand Prix
Motorcycling - MotoGP - French Grand Prix - Bugatti Circuit, Le Mans, France - May 19, 2018 Repsol Honda's Dani Pedrosa during qualifying REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes
Motorcycling - MotoGP - French Grand Prix - Bugatti Circuit, Le Mans, France - May 19, 2018 Yamaha's Valentino Rossi during qualifying REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes
MotoGP - French Grand Prix
Motorcycling - MotoGP - French Grand Prix - Bugatti Circuit, Le Mans, France - May 19, 2018 Yamaha's Valentino Rossi during qualifying REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes
Motorcycling - MotoGP - French Grand Prix - Bugatti Circuit, Le Mans, France - May 19, 2018 Alma Pramac Racing's Danilo Petrucci during qualifying REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes
MotoGP - French Grand Prix
Motorcycling - MotoGP - French Grand Prix - Bugatti Circuit, Le Mans, France - May 19, 2018 Alma Pramac Racing's Danilo Petrucci during qualifying REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes
Motorcycling - MotoGP - French Grand Prix - Bugatti Circuit, Le Mans, France - May 19, 2018 Ducati Corse's Andrea Dovizioso during qualifying REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes
MotoGP - French Grand Prix
Motorcycling - MotoGP - French Grand Prix - Bugatti Circuit, Le Mans, France - May 19, 2018 Ducati Corse's Andrea Dovizioso during qualifying REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes
Motorcycling - MotoGP - French Grand Prix - Bugatti Circuit, Le Mans, France - May 19, 2018 Ducati Corse's Andrea Dovizioso during practice REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes
MotoGP - French Grand Prix
Motorcycling - MotoGP - French Grand Prix - Bugatti Circuit, Le Mans, France - May 19, 2018 Ducati Corse's Andrea Dovizioso during practice REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes
Motorcycling - MotoGP - French Grand Prix - Bugatti Circuit, Le Mans, France - May 19, 2018 Team Suzuki Ecstar's Andrea Iannone during practice REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes
MotoGP - French Grand Prix
Motorcycling - MotoGP - French Grand Prix - Bugatti Circuit, Le Mans, France - May 19, 2018 Team Suzuki Ecstar's Andrea Iannone during practice REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes
Motorcycling - MotoGP - French Grand Prix - Bugatti Circuit, Le Mans, France - May 19, 2018 Honda's Marc Marquez celebrates after qualifying REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes
MotoGP - French Grand Prix
Motorcycling - MotoGP - French Grand Prix - Bugatti Circuit, Le Mans, France - May 19, 2018 Honda's Marc Marquez celebrates after qualifying REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes
Motorcycling - MotoGP - French Grand Prix - Bugatti Circuit, Le Mans, France - May 19, 2018 Yamaha's Johann Zarco celebrates after qualifying REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes
MotoGP - French Grand Prix
Motorcycling - MotoGP - French Grand Prix - Bugatti Circuit, Le Mans, France - May 19, 2018 Yamaha's Johann Zarco celebrates after qualifying REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes
Motorcycling - MotoGP - French Grand Prix - Bugatti Circuit, Le Mans, France - May 19, 2018 Yamaha's Johann Zarco celebrates after qualifying REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes
MotoGP - French Grand Prix
Motorcycling - MotoGP - French Grand Prix - Bugatti Circuit, Le Mans, France - May 19, 2018 Yamaha's Johann Zarco celebrates after qualifying REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes
Motorcycling - MotoGP - French Grand Prix - Bugatti Circuit, Le Mans, France - May 19, 2018 Yamaha's Johann Zarco during qualifying REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes
MotoGP - French Grand Prix
Motorcycling - MotoGP - French Grand Prix - Bugatti Circuit, Le Mans, France - May 19, 2018 Yamaha's Johann Zarco during qualifying REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes
Motorcycling - Moto3 - French Grand Prix - Bugatti Circuit, Le Mans, France - May 19, 2018 KTM's Makar Yurchenko comes off the track during qualifying REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
Moto3 - French Grand Prix
Motorcycling - Moto3 - French Grand Prix - Bugatti Circuit, Le Mans, France - May 19, 2018 KTM's Makar Yurchenko comes off the track during qualifying REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
Motorcycling - MotoGP - French Grand Prix - Bugatti Circuit, Le Mans, France - May 19, 2018 Alma Pramac Racing's Danilo Petrucci during practice REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes
MotoGP - French Grand Prix
Motorcycling - MotoGP - French Grand Prix - Bugatti Circuit, Le Mans, France - May 19, 2018 Alma Pramac Racing's Danilo Petrucci during practice REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes
Motorcycling - MotoGP - French Grand Prix - Bugatti Circuit, Le Mans, France - May 19, 2018 EG 0,0 Marc VDS's Thomas Luthi during practice REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes
MotoGP - French Grand Prix
Motorcycling - MotoGP - French Grand Prix - Bugatti Circuit, Le Mans, France - May 19, 2018 EG 0,0 Marc VDS's Thomas Luthi during practice REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes
Motorcycling - MotoGP - French Grand Prix - Bugatti Circuit, Le Mans, France - May 19, 2018 Yamaha's Johann Zarco during practice REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes
MotoGP - French Grand Prix
Motorcycling - MotoGP - French Grand Prix - Bugatti Circuit, Le Mans, France - May 19, 2018 Yamaha's Johann Zarco during practice REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes
Motorcycling - MotoGP - French Grand Prix - Bugatti Circuit, Le Mans, France - May 19, 2018 Movistar Yamaha MotoGP's Maverick Vinales during practice REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes
MotoGP - French Grand Prix
Motorcycling - MotoGP - French Grand Prix - Bugatti Circuit, Le Mans, France - May 19, 2018 Movistar Yamaha MotoGP's Maverick Vinales during practice REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes
Motorcycling - MotoGP - French Grand Prix - Bugatti Circuit, Le Mans, France - May 19, 2018 Honda's Marc Marquez during practice REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes
MotoGP - French Grand Prix
Motorcycling - MotoGP - French Grand Prix - Bugatti Circuit, Le Mans, France - May 19, 2018 Honda's Marc Marquez during practice REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes
Motorcycling - Moto3 - French Grand Prix - Bugatti Circuit, Le Mans, France - May 19, 2018 Petronas Sprinta Racing's Adam Norrodin with stewards after coming off his bike during qualifying REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes
Moto3 - French Grand Prix
Motorcycling - Moto3 - French Grand Prix - Bugatti Circuit, Le Mans, France - May 19, 2018 Petronas Sprinta Racing's Adam Norrodin with stewards after coming off his bike during qualifying REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes
Motorcycling - Moto3 - French Grand Prix - Bugatti Circuit, Le Mans, France - May 19, 2018 Bester Capital Dubai's Marcos Ramirez during qualifying REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes
Moto3 - French Grand Prix
Motorcycling - Moto3 - French Grand Prix - Bugatti Circuit, Le Mans, France - May 19, 2018 Bester Capital Dubai's Marcos Ramirez during qualifying REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes
Motorcycling - Moto3 - French Grand Prix - Bugatti Circuit, Le Mans, France - May 19, 2018 Del Conca Gresini Moto3's Jorge Martin during qualifying REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes
Moto3 - French Grand Prix
Motorcycling - Moto3 - French Grand Prix - Bugatti Circuit, Le Mans, France - May 19, 2018 Del Conca Gresini Moto3's Jorge Martin during qualifying REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes
Motorcycling - Moto3 - French Grand Prix - Bugatti Circuit, Le Mans, France - May 19, 2018 Pruestelgp Redox's Jakub Kornfeil during qualifying REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes
Moto3 - French Grand Prix
Motorcycling - Moto3 - French Grand Prix - Bugatti Circuit, Le Mans, France - May 19, 2018 Pruestelgp Redox's Jakub Kornfeil during qualifying REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes
Motorcycling - Moto3 - French Grand Prix - Bugatti Circuit, Le Mans, France - May 19, 2018 Leopard Racing's Enea Bastianini during qualifying REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes
Moto3 - French Grand Prix
Motorcycling - Moto3 - French Grand Prix - Bugatti Circuit, Le Mans, France - May 19, 2018 Leopard Racing's Enea Bastianini during qualifying REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes
Motorcycling - Moto3 - French Grand Prix - Bugatti Circuit, Le Mans, France - May 19, 2018 KTM's Makar Yurchenko during qualifying REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes
Moto3 - French Grand Prix
Motorcycling - Moto3 - French Grand Prix - Bugatti Circuit, Le Mans, France - May 19, 2018 KTM's Makar Yurchenko during qualifying REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes
Motorcycling - Moto3 - French Grand Prix - Bugatti Circuit, Le Mans, France - May 19, 2018 KTM's Makar Yurchenko comes off the track during qualifying REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes
Moto3 - French Grand Prix
Motorcycling - Moto3 - French Grand Prix - Bugatti Circuit, Le Mans, France - May 19, 2018 KTM's Makar Yurchenko comes off the track during qualifying REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes
Maverick Vinales won at Le Mans in 2017 (AFP Photo/Jean-Francois MONIER)
Maverick Vinales won at Le Mans in 2017
Maverick Vinales won at Le Mans in 2017 (AFP Photo/Jean-Francois MONIER)
Motorcycling - MotoGP - French Grand Prix - Bugatti Circuit, Le Mans, France - May 19, 2018 Yamaha's Johann Zarco during practice REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes
MotoGP - French Grand Prix
Motorcycling - MotoGP - French Grand Prix - Bugatti Circuit, Le Mans, France - May 19, 2018 Yamaha's Johann Zarco during practice REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes
Motorcycling - MotoGP - French Grand Prix - Bugatti Circuit, Le Mans, France - May 19, 2018 Yamaha's Johann Zarco during practice REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes
MotoGP - French Grand Prix
Motorcycling - MotoGP - French Grand Prix - Bugatti Circuit, Le Mans, France - May 19, 2018 Yamaha's Johann Zarco during practice REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes
Motorcycling - MotoGP - French Grand Prix - Bugatti Circuit, Le Mans, France - May 19, 2018 Yamaha's Johann Zarco celebrates after qualifying REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes
MotoGP - French Grand Prix
Motorcycling - MotoGP - French Grand Prix - Bugatti Circuit, Le Mans, France - May 19, 2018 Yamaha's Johann Zarco celebrates after qualifying REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes
Motorcycling - MotoGP - French Grand Prix - Bugatti Circuit, Le Mans, France - May 19, 2018 Alma Pramac Racing's Jack Miller during qualifying REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes
MotoGP - French Grand Prix
Motorcycling - MotoGP - French Grand Prix - Bugatti Circuit, Le Mans, France - May 19, 2018 Alma Pramac Racing's Jack Miller during qualifying REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes
Motorcycling - MotoGP - French Grand Prix - Bugatti Circuit, Le Mans, France - May 19, 2018 Ducati Corse's Jorge Lorenzo during qualifying REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes
MotoGP - French Grand Prix
Motorcycling - MotoGP - French Grand Prix - Bugatti Circuit, Le Mans, France - May 19, 2018 Ducati Corse's Jorge Lorenzo during qualifying REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes

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