24 Hours of Le Mans 2013 got off to a sad start earlier today when Allan Simonsen sadly lost his life in the Number 95 Aston Martin. The 34 year old was an experienced Le Mans veteran having raced with Aston Martin last year and as a continuous entrant since 2007. The video below shows what the view from the car behind.
The video seems to indicate that the car crossed a painted blue line causing it to lose traction and veer off the race circuit. However, it is unknown whether mechanical failures or some other factor caused the violent reaction.
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