A brutal end to the life of Allan Simonsen

Location: Circuit de la Sarthe
Tags: Audi, La Sarthe, Allan Simonsen, Kristensen, Crash, Victory

During qualifying Audi dominated the 81st edition of the world famous 24 hour race at Le Mans, but at the beginning it was Toyota which completely surprised. Followed by a brilliant fight in the first round between Andre Lotterer in the #1 Audi and Nicolas Lapierre in the Toyota. The race continued behind the safety car after a serious crash made a brutal end to the life of Allan Simonsen. Eventually it was a legendary ninth victory for Tom Kristensen and his teammates in the #2 Audi.