Graham Hill

Graham Hill

Norman Graham Hill OBE (15 February 1929 – 29 November 1975) was a British racing driver and team owner from England, who was twice Formula One World Champion. He is the only driver to win the Triple Crown of Motorsport — the 24 Hours of Le Mans, Indianapolis 500 and Formula One World Championship.

Graham Hill and his son Damon are the only father and son pair both to have won the Formula One World Championship. Graham's grandson Josh, Damon's son, is also a racing driver.

Graham Hill died when the aeroplane he was piloting crashed in foggy conditions near Arkley golf course in North London. Hill and five members of his racing team were returning from car testing at Circuit Paul Ricard in France and due to land at Elstree Airfield. All six were killed.

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Graham Hill: Driven
... Graham Hill Driven was a one-off television documentary that chronicled the life of the British motor racing driver Graham Hill ... and was first shown in front of a private audience of around 60 people, including Hill's widow, daughters and son, on 8 March 2007 ... The programme combines archive footage of Hill both racing and making public appearances with contemporary interviews ...
Lotus 49 - Racing History
... In testing, Graham Hill found the Lotus 49 easy to drive and responsive, but the power of the Ford engine difficult to handle at first ... The V8 would give sudden bursts of power that Hill had reservations about ... It had teething problems in its first race for Graham Hill, and it had spark plug trouble at the Belgian Grand Prix, held on the 8.76 mile (14.73 kilometer) Spa-Francorchamps ...
Scottish Formula One Drivers - World Champions and Race Winners
... the title was won by a British driver nine times Graham Hill (1962, 1968), Jim Clark (1963, 1965), John Surtees (1964), Jackie Stewart (1969, 1971, 1973), and James Hunt (1976) ... Graham Hill's son Damon won in 1996 before another lengthy period without a British world champion ... Hunt, John Watson, Nigel Mansell, Damon Hill, Johnny Herbert, David Coulthard, and Lewis Hamilton ...
Graham Hill - Credits
... Hill's easy wit and charm helped him become a television personality, notably on the BBC show Call My Bluff with Patrick Campbell and Frank Muir ... In 1990, Hill was inducted into the International Motorsports Hall of Fame ... A one-off BBC Four documentary called Graham Hill Driven was first broadcast on 26 May 2008 ...
Team Lotus - Domination in 1960s and 1970s
... by the time of the last race in Mexico but problems with Clark's Lotus and Hill's BRM gave it to Surtees in his Ferrari ... Alan Stacey, Mike Taylor, Jim Clark, Mike Spence, Bobby Marshman, Graham Hill, Jochen Rindt and Ronnie Peterson ... South African Grand Prix confirmed Lotus's superiority, with Jim Clark and Graham Hill finishing 1–2 ...

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