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24 Hours Le Mans Crash List: Lemans Fatal Accidents  

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Deaths during the 24 hours Le Mans due to car crash are listed below. These fatal Le Mans weekend race accidents occurred on race tracks, due to motor malfunction, driver's carelessness, or could be just bad luck are listed here. The 24 Hours of Le Mans (24 Heures du Mans) is the world's oldest sports car race in endurance racing, held annually since 1923 near the town of Le Mans, France. The Le Mans cars of these 24 hour Lemans fatal accidents are seen in the discussion column.
Joakim Bonnier is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list 24 Hours Le Mans Crash List: Lemans Fatal Accidents
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Lola T280 - Ford Cosworth

Joakim Bonnier (31 January 1930 – 11 June 1972) was a Swedish sportscar racing and Formula One driver who raced for various teams. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 42 (1930-1972)

Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden

Lucien Bianchi is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list 24 Hours Le Mans Crash List: Lemans Fatal Accidents
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Alfa Romeo 33/3

Lucien Bianchi (10 November 1934 – 30 March 1969), born Luciano Bianchi, was an Italian-Belgian racing driver who raced for the Cooper, ENB, UDT Laystall and Scuderia Centro Sud teams in Formula One. He entered a total of 19 Formula One World Championship races, scoring six points and had a best finish of third at the 1968 Monaco Grand Prix. He died in a testing crash in preparation for the 1969 24 Hours of Le Mans. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 35 (1934-1969)

Birthplace: Milan, Italy

Pierre Maréchal ... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list 24 Hours Le Mans Crash List: Lemans Fatal Accidents
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Pierre Maréchal
Aston Martin DB2

Jean-Pierre Maréchal (4 October 1915 – 27 June 1949) was an engineer and racing driver who died after his Aston Martin team car crashed in the first postwar running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans endurance race. French-born, he settled in England and acquired British nationality. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 34 (1915-1949)

Pierre Levegh is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list 24 Hours Le Mans Crash List: Lemans Fatal Accidents
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Mercedes-Benz 300 SLR

Pierre Eugène Alfred Bouillin (22 December 1905 – 11 June 1955) was a French sportsman and racing driver. He took the racing name Pierre Levegh (pronounced le-VECK) in memory of his uncle, a pioneering driver who died in 1904. Levegh died in the 1955 Le Mans disaster which also killed 83 spectators during the 1955 24 Hours of Le Mans automobile race. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 50 (1905-1955)

Birthplace: Paris, France