Allan Simonsen memorial auction kicks off on eBay

Bringing in funds for Allan Simonsen Memorial Fund

Young Driver AMR would like to bring the attention of motorsport fans to a special auction on eBay. Ray Toombs (, the official painter of the ACO, has donated a special picture for the Allan Simonsen Memorial Fund. Young Driver AMR has decided to auction this picture on eBay.

Watercolour artist Ray Toombs is the official licensed painter for the 24h of Le Mans by the ACO. In a good tradition he paints every year a watercolour picture for the local Le Mans newspaper “Le Maine Libre”. Toombs donated a print of this picture, which is signed by 60 people connected to the race, to the Allan Simonsen Memorial Fund. The print is Nr. 90 of 200 according to the 90 birthday of the 24h of Le Mans this year.

The print measures 50 x 70 cm and is on 300gr paper. It’s hand numbered and also signed by Ray Toombs. Allan himself, all the Aston Martin Racing und Corvette Racing drivers and a number of team manager/owner as well as by Bruno Vandestick, the event commentator, are among the persons, who signed this print.

The auction, that ends October 2nd, 20:15 hours CET, can be found under the following link: Allan Simonsen Memorial Auction

All proceeds from this auction will go to the Allan Simonsen memorial fund.

Anyone who wants the support the Allan Simonsen Memorial is still more then welcome to do so, donations are possible until the end of the year. Donations to the Allan Simonsen Memorial Fund can be made to the following account:

Allan Simonsens Mindefond (The Allan Simonsen Memorial Fund)
 c/o Dansk Automobil Sports Union
 Idrættens Hus Brøndby Stadion 20
 DK-2605 Brøndby

Jyske Bank
København Erhverv
Vesterbrogade 9
 DK-1557 Copenhagen V
 Account no. 5078 1117416. IBAN number: DK1350780001117416. Swift (BIC address) is JYBADKKK.

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Series Le Mans
Drivers Allan Simonsen
Teams Aston Martin Racing , Corvette Racing
Article type Breaking news
Tags allan, aston martin, crash, death, ebay, fatal, fund, lemans, sale, simonsen