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Philippe Streiff

Philippe Streiff. Copyright LAT Photographic (www.latphoto.co.uk), 2010. Used with permission.

Philippe Streiff. Copyright LAT Photographic 2010. Used with permission.

Philippe Streiff, Monaco Grand Prix, 24th May 2008. Copyright LAT Photographic (www.latphoto.co.uk), 2010. Used with permission.

Philippe Streiff, Monaco Grand Prix, 24th May 2008. Copyright LAT Photographic 2010. Used with permission.

Born:

26 Jun 1955
La Tronche, nr. Grenoble

Nationality:

France

Grands Prix:

54 (1984-1988)

F2 starts:

36 (1982-1984)

F3000 starts:

11 (1985)

Paralysed after a F1 testing crash in 1989, Streiff went on to run the Bercy kart challenge, which became a hugely popular event for many years. He has also been a campaigner for the disabled, and is a consultant to businesses and the French government on how to improved disabled people's lives. Like the equally paralysed racer Clay Regazzoni, he is involved in developing driver aids for disabled drivers. Philippe is also involved in broadcasting, other media events and public relations.

Biography last updated 17 May 2017