Following today’s crash during the practice session of the 24 Hours of Le Mans, the Automobile Club de l’Ouest has released an official report saying that Audi driver driver, Loic Duval is fine and in an encouraging condition. Duval was involved in a massive high speed crash in his No.1 Audi R18 e-tron quattro, at the Porsche Curves, at Marshals Post No.131.
The ACO’s Medical Services arrived at the scene immediately where Duval was treated while in full conscious. He was later taken to an ambulance before being transported to the Le Mans’s Centre Hospitalier for further examination. This is the 82nd edition of the 24 Hours of Le Mans; last year a similar incident at the Mulsanne corner claimed the life of Aston Martin driver Allan Simonsen.
Piloting the No.1 Audi car alongside Duval is Tom Kristensen and Lucas Di Grassi. Duval won the race last year alongside Allan McNish and Tom Kristensen. Kristensen remains the most successful Le Mans driver with a total of seven wins since his debut in 1997.