#WinItForAllan: a look at this past weekend’s 24 Hours of Le Mans

There was sadness in the air at Le Mans this weekend, which no doubt contributed to the overall ‘Le Mans Lag’ that was trending on Twitter today (drivers Allan McNish, Anthony Davidson and Karun Chandhok all noting how their body clocks were still on La Sarthe’s racing time zone). Allan Simonsen’s untimely and tragic passing following his accident after three laps remains a sad reminder that, as we wrote yesterday, racing carries with it a constant, mortal threat.

But the race went on at the wishes of Allan’s family, and Le Mans became united under the #WinItForAllan banner, everyone donating their personal stories to the storybook of the fallen Aston driver whose bio simply read, ‘living the dream’….

Click through for the full text along with a big image gallery at TopGear.com.

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    #RIPALLAN
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    24h LE MANS ! M.
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    I guess Allen was living his dream :’( so sad
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