Damon Graham Devereux HILL

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1960-09-17
Education Haberdashers' Aske's
Publications N/A
Recreations golf, music, motorcycles, skiing, playing the guitar, training
Clubs N/A
Style Damon Hill, Esq, OBE
Career Formula 1 racing driver; Williams test driver 1991 and 1992, first Grand Prix (Silverstone) 1992 (driving for Brabham team); driver with: Canon Williams team 1993, Rothmans Williams Renault team 1994, 1995 and 1996, Danka Arrows Yamaha team 1997, Benson and Hedges Jordan team 1998-99, ret; winner: Hungarian Grand Prix 1993 and 1995, Belgian Grand Prix 1993, 1994 and 1998, Italian Grand Prix 1993 and 1994, Spanish Grand Prix 1994, British Grand Prix 1994, Portuguese Grand Prix 1994, Japanese Grand Prix 1994 and 1996, Argentinian Grand Prix 1995 and 1996, San Marino Grand Prix 1995 and 1996, Australian Grand Prix 1995 and 1996, Brazilian Grand Prix 1996, Canadian Grand Prix 1996, French Grand Prix 1996, German Grand Prix 1996; Formula 1 World Drivers' Championship: third place 1993, second place 1994 and 1995, world champion 1996; 84 Grand Prix starts, 21 wins, 20 pole positions, 19 fastest laps, 41 podium finishes; pres British Racing Drivers' Club 2006-; chm: Damon Hill BMW, P1 International Ltd; >ir< Sportsman of the Year Daily Express 1993, Newsround's Sportsman of the Year 1994, RAC Trophy 1994, Gold Star Award for Courage Daily Star 1994, International Racing Driver of the Year Autosport Awards 1994 and 1996, British Competition Driver of the Year Autosport Awards 1995 and 1996, Driver of the Year Guild of Motoring Writers 1994, BBC Sports Personality of the Year 1994 and 1996, sixteen awards (incl Gold Stars 1993, 1994, 1995 and 1996) British Racing Drivers' Club 1993, 1994, 1995 and 1996, Abbey National RADAR People of the Year Award 1996, Autosprint Golden Helmet Award 1996, l'Automobile Magazine Trophy 1996, Daily Mirror Sports Personality of the Year 1996, Barclaycard Daily Telegraph Champion of British Sport 1996, Bluebird Trophy for British Achievement 1996, Blue Peter Gold Badge 1996, Sunshine Award The Sun 1997
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