Philippe Charriol, who suffered fatal injuries in a crash at Circuit Paul Ricard in France on Tuesday, was one of the co-drivers of this car in the Estoril VdeV Endurance Series 2017 race at the Circuit of Estoril, in Portugal, in 2017. Photo: Bruno Barros/ DPI/NurPhoto

Philippe Charriol, luxury watchmaker, dies doing what he loved: car racing

  • ‘I love action and racing cars’, Frenchman, 77, said in 2006 Post interview. This week he suffered fatal injuries in a car race at France’s Grand Prix course
  • Charriol worked for Cartier in Hong Kong in the 1970s and 1980s before founding his own watch brand, and launched a foundation to help young artists
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Philippe Charriol, who suffered fatal injuries in a crash at Circuit Paul Ricard in France on Tuesday, was one of the co-drivers of this car in the Estoril VdeV Endurance Series 2017 race at the Circuit of Estoril, in Portugal, in 2017. Photo: Bruno Barros/ DPI/NurPhoto
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