On 22 June 2013, the Danish driver Allan Simonsen tragically died during the 24 hour race at Le Mans in France. He was 34 years old.
Andrea Belicchi was forced to stay in a Le Mans hospital for three days due to sustaining a cracked a rib after an incident sent him head-on into the barriers.
With Extreme Speed Motorsport's withdrawal, the spot goes to Aston Martin Racing, first reserve.
The German sports car pilot Stefan Mücke in 2013 again as works driver for Aston Martin Racing at the WEC – "We want to get the title in the GTE Pro Class“
Bruno Senna takes on new challenge with Aston Martin Racing as he departs Formula One this year.