Motor racing-Le Mans win tinged with tragedy for Kristensen
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* Kristensen takes record ninth Le Mans win * Dedicates victory to fellow Dane killed in Saturday crash (Adds quotes, details) LE MANS, France, June 23 (Reuters) - Audi's Tom Kristensen won the Le Mans 24 Hours for a record ninth time on Sunday in a victory dedicated to fellow-Dane Allan Simonsen, the friend whose death cast a pall over the race's 90th anniversary. With Danish flags at half-mast over the podium, a standing ovation was held before the victory ceremony in memory of the Aston Martin driver who died after crashing only minutes into the race on Saturday. ...
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