Danish driver Allan Simonsen has died after a horrific high-speed Crash at the Le Mans 24 Hours in France, the first fatality in 27 years for the famous 24 Hour race.  Aston Martin is still investigating what factors caused the crash.

Aston Martin Racing Managing Director John Gaw added in a statement: “On behalf of all of us at Aston Martin Racing, I would like to extend our deepest sympathies and condolences to the individuals, and families whose friends or loved ones were involved in today’s terrible tragedy.”

To our viewer who may be sensitive or squeamish, This footage is onboard the car following the number 95 Aston Martin , and does not show entire crash, though it does show the beginning of the event that would ultimately claim the driver’s life:

From all of the team at AutoClique NZ, our thoughts and sympathies are with his family, friends and teams mates during this difficult time.

Previous articleNissan Unveils Le Mans Prototype Plans
Next articleAnother Victory for Audi as They Win Their Twelfth Le Mans 24 Hours Title
John Galvin (JSG)
It started at a young age with bedroom posters, the Countach of course. This slowly grew into a super car die-cast model collection, fifty five 1:18 models at the last count. At which point it had almost taken full control, the incurable Mad Car Disease ran deep though my veins all the way to the bone. And things for my loved ones just got worse as the cars where now being bought at 1:1 scale, after a BMW, HSV, and couple of Audi's, the disease reached my brain, pushing me over the edge and down the rabbits hole into the world of the bedroom poster.



Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here


This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.