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Former Le Mans Class Winner Sutherland Passes Away

Longtime American Le Mans Series driver, Le Mans class winner passes away at 65…

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Former 24 Hours of Le Mans class winner and American Le Mans Series driver Rick Sutherland passed away last month at the age of 65 due to a heart attack.

Sutherland, the founder and CEO of ClickAway, was a frequent competitor in the U.S. sports car racing scene, mostly in prototype machinery from the mid-90s in IMSA competition through 2006.

He won the 24 Hours of Le Mans in the LMP2 class in 2004 at the wheel of an Intersport Racing Lola B2k/40 Judd with Bill Binnie and Clint Field, while having made two additional starts in the French endurance classic.

Sportscar365 sends its condolences to Sutherland’s family at this difficult time.

John Dagys is the founder and Editor-in-Chief of Sportscar365. Dagys spent eight years as a motorsports correspondent for and SPEED Channel and has contributed to numerous other motorsports publications worldwide. Contact John

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