Driver dies during German race

Updated: June 22, 2013, 3:17 PM ET
Associated Press

NUERBURG, Germany -- Race organizers say two-time champion Wolf Silvester has died because of "health problems" during the German VLN Endurance Racing Championship.

Safety marshalls at Saturday's race said Silvester apparently lost control of his Opel Astra OPC, and when they approached the stopped car on the track they found him sitting motionless in the seat.

Attempts were made to resuscitate the 55-year-old driver on the way to the circuit's medical center "where the chief medical ...

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