Philippe Favre killed in skiing accident in France

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Swiss racing driver Philippe Favre perished in a skiing accident Dec. 7.

51-year-old Philippe Favre died in a skiing accident yesterday in France.

The Swiss racing driver spent his racing career driving in Formula Ford, Formula 3, Formula 3000 before being signed as a driver at Kremer Racing in the sports car ranks.

His career brought him to Le Mans on multiple occasions in a Honda NSX, and spent much of the remainder of his time in sports cars, in a Lucchini SR2 in FIA Sportscar racing.

From 2003-2005 he competed in the Le Mans Endurance Racing series with Christophe Ricard.

Favre built a track day company in 2002, assisting numerous drivers learn the sport, including current endurance driver Henri Moser.

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