Tom Kristensen

Weather, Crashes, Safety Cars Highlight Le Mans 2013

The 2013 24 Hours of Le Mans will be remembered for a number of things. Most obvious was the death of Aston Martin Racing driver Allan Simonsen. Beyond that, the race was highlighted by unpredictable weather and the most safety cars in the race’s history.

By Brandon Turkus | June 24, 2013
Aston Martin Driver Killed In Opening Laps Of Le Mans

During the fourth lap of Saturday’s 24 Hours of Le Mans, Aston Martin Racing driver Allan Simonsen was involved in a fatal crash when his Vantage GTE appeared to spin off the course at Tertre Rouge. He was 34.

By Brandon Turkus | June 24, 2013
List: Ten Great 12 Hours Of Sebring Winners

Last weekend was the 62nd running of the 12 Hours Of Sebring, one America’s most famous endurance race. Traditionally looked at as a tune-up for the 24 Hours Of Le Mans that takes place in June, Sebring has played host to some of the world’s greatest drivers, cars, and teams over the course of six decades of racing. It’s been a major race in three distinct championship series (World Sportscar Championship, IMSA, and the American Le Mans Series).

By Peter Nelson | March 20, 2012


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