Philippe Streiff dead at 67: Tributes paid to F1 icon who was left paralysed in horror pre-season testing accident

FORMULA ONE legend Philippe Streiff has died at the age of 67 bringing the world of motorsport to mourning. Streiff enjoyed a notable career as he won the French Formula 3 championship in 1981 before moving up to F1 three years later. The former Tyrrell and AGS driver recorded one podium finish after finishing third at the 1985 Australian Grand Prix while competing for Equipe Ligier. The former Renault star was left paralysed from the neck down but he continued to stay close with the sport. Streiff’s former Tyrrell team-mate Martin Brundle tweeted: “Sad to hear this about my former teammate Philippe. F1 CEO Stefano Domenicali stated: “I am saddened to hear that Philippe Streiff has passed away.

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