Damon Hill
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Damon Hill

1960-09-17 (age 61)


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How to finish second after running back to the F1 pits

The 1995 Argentine Grand Prix was a strange one for many reasons: It was the first in Buenos Aires since the Falklands War closed its previous slot on the Formula 1 calendar, local hero Carlos Reutemann demoed a pukka Ferrari in the build-up to the event, but it was another Ferrari hero who stole the show on raceday – after a terrible start.

Hill: Shortened F1 season will lead to "flat-out" title fight

Damon Hill expects the 2020 Formula 1 season to have a “flat-out” nature, with the shortened calendar possibly meaning drivers cannot settle for lesser results when considering a title challenge.

When Hill conquered Imola for Williams in memory of Senna

One year on from one of Formula 1’s darkest ever weekends at Imola in 1994, the 1995 San Marino Grand Prix was a poignant victory for Damon Hill and Williams, who beat the Ferraris of Jean Alesi and Gerhard Berger on an emotional day for all concerned.

Retro: The day Hakkinen “kicked Senna’s ass” at McLaren Portuguese GP
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Retro: The day Hakkinen “kicked Senna’s ass” at McLaren

The 1993 Portuguese Grand Prix was significant for a number of reasons – not least Alain Prost’s announcement that he was retiring from the sport, the day before he wrapped up his fourth world title. But it was a big weekend for a young Finn called Mika Hakkinen, too…

Hill drives father's Monaco-winning Lotus in Shanghai demo

Damon Hill has driven the Lotus 49B with which his father Graham won the 1969 Monaco Grand Prix in a demo run in Shanghai.

Gallery: All Williams F1 cars since 1978

Williams is one of F1's longest-standing teams and also one of the most successful ones in grand prix racing's history. Here's a gallery of all cars designed by the British outfit since 1978.

33 world champions of Formula 1

Lewis Hamilton claimed his fourth Formula 1 title in Mexico, equalling the tally of Alain Prost and Sebastian Vettel. But who else have been crowned champion in the past?

Top statistics from the Belgian GP

Motorsport.com brings all important statistics and figures from the Belgian GP, where Lewis Hamilton equalled Michael Schumacher's all-time pole record.

Hungary 1997: Heartbreak for Damon Hill

20 years ago, then defending champion Damon Hill was on course to take an underdog victory for Arrows at the Hungarian Grand Prix, only for a technical problem to beset him with less than a handful of laps to go

Gallery: Melbourne's Australian GP F1 winners

Here are all the winners and podium finishers at the Australian Grand Prix since it moved to Melbourne.

Gallery: The drivers and teams of F1 1997

One of the toughest title duels in recent Formula 1 history had a controversial ending 20 years ago. Here are the 29 drivers...

Hamilton's celebrity lifestyle good for F1, says Hill

Damon Hill says that Formula 1 champion Lewis Hamilton should not be criticised for his hectic celebrity lifestyle away from the track.

Hamilton "took his eye off the ball" in Spain – Hill

Lewis Hamilton "took his eye off the ball" in the Spanish Grand Prix, according to former Formula 1 world champion Damon Hill.

Verstappen too young for F1 - Hill

Former world champion Damon Hill believes Max Verstappen is too young to be making his Formula One debut this weekend.

How will the 2014 Formula 1 season be remembered?

From a great rivalry and brand new regulations to the life threatening accident of Jules Bianchi and the financial demise of two teams...how will you look back on 2014?

Button resorts to jokes as McLaren wait continues

Jenson Button has resorted to jokes as McLaren's farcical delay in announcing its 2015 driver lineup drags on.

Rosberg's mind games reach title zenith on Sunday

Getting lessons from his father, Nico is using whatever he can to gain an edge in the fight with Lewis Hamilton.

Mercedes not preparing 'Hamilton' or 'Rosberg' title t-shirts

As the Abu Dhabi paddock begins to fill, F1 pundits are busily picking their favourite for the 2014 world championship.

Nico Rosberg - The new 'villain' of Formula One

Nico Rosberg is becoming increasingly unpopular as the 2014 season rages on.

Five of Formula One's biggest heartbreaks

With the stars of Formula One taking a month off, it's hard to get that racing fix. Motorsport.com's Christopher DeHarde compiles some of Formula One's biggest heartbreaks. Enjoy.

Hungarian Grand Prix preview

The 2014 Hungarian Grand Prix is the 11th round of the FIA Formula One World Championship.

Mallya happy with Force India drivers

"We are competing consistently against a team like Ferrari, which operates on a budget more than double of what we use" - Bob Fernley.

Emerson Fittipaldi and Nigel Mansell complete line-up for Silverstone’s parades

Nigel Mansell and two-times British Grand Prix winner Emerson Fittipaldi are the latest Formula 1® greats confirmed to take part in Silverstone’s 50th Grand Prix parades.

Williams showcases its Heritage at the Goodwood Festival of Speed

Spectators will have a chance to get up close and personal with a number of the team's iconic Formula One cars.

Stewards probe what may have been a 'deliberate' mistake by Rosberg

Did Nico Rosberg deliberately cause a local yellow in an effort to impede the qualifying lap of teammate Lewis Hamilton?

Red Bull: Ahead of the Monaco GP

Infiniti Red Bull drivers talk about Monaco GP and David Coulthard gives an interview.

Renault pays homage to turbocharged heritage at Silverstone

Turbos to make return to Silverstone for first time in 25 years this summer on anniversary of 50th British GP.

Top 10: Ayrton Senna's greatest drives

Ayrton Senna did a lot of remarkable things in his legendary Formula One career, but none could match what Motorsport.com chose as his No. 1 performance.

Imola 20: Black Sunday

Motorsport.com's editorial team delivers a three part tribute to the two men lost on this weekend, 20 years ago. Rubens Barrichello suffered a scary crash, while Roland Ratzenberger and Ayrton Senna would perish in on track accidents. Here is the conclusion.

Imola 20: Freaky Friday at Imola

Motorsport.com's editorial team delivers a three part tribute to the two men lost on these days 20 years ago. Rubens Barrichello suffered a scary crash, while Roland Ratzenberger and Ayrton Senna would perish in on track accidents.

Ecclestone planning new F1 masters series

Ecclestone's idea would be to form a grid of real F1 cars.

Ecclestone on a mission to make more noise

Not everyone likes the sound of all the bleating about F1's new 'power units'.

The late Ayrton Senna honored on his birthday with Google Doodle

One of the best drivers the world has ever seen was born March 21, 1960.

Vettel could exit amid Red Bull crisis - Marko

Could Vettel look to depart his team if they are not competitive?

Hill supports 'double points'

1996 world champion Hill, however, is not sure what all the fuss is about, saying he agrees with Bernie Ecclestone that the concept will keep spice in the title fight.

GMM supports ZOOM charity auction

The drivers and team principals of every F1 team were asked to take a photograph of their chosen subject.

Vettel 'not afraid' of Alonso head-to-head

Vettel insists he is not afraid to go head-to-head.

Pirelli returns to the legendary Suzuka with hard and medium P Zero tyres

This year, Pirelli will take the two hardest compounds in the range: the P Zero Orange hard and P Zero White medium.

2014: Vettel and Ricciardo

Daniel Ricciardo complete the Infiniti Red Bull Racing's 2014 driver line-up, as Sebastian Vettel is already confirmed for next year.

Ricciardo deal 'at least' three years - Marko

Marko adds his thoughts on the signing of Ricciardo and the time of day that Red Bull elected to make the announcement.

Hungarian Grand Prix: A tight and twisting circuit

The final Formula One Grand Prix before the traditional Summer break will take place on the always challenging Hungaroring.

Formula 3 drivers convince at Silverstone

A lot of former and current Formula 3 drivers got the chance of demonstrating their skills - and delivered well.

Damon Hill's son quits motor racing

Josh Hill announced on Tuesday that he is quitting racing with immediate effect.

Hamilton - Vettel 'fantastic driver' in 'awesome car'

Some pundits believe Hamilton should be looking at himself rather than others

Williams celebrates 600 races at the British Grand Prix

The Williams F1 Team is celebrating a landmark achievement this weekend at the British Grand Prix - reaching 600 races in Formula One.

Montreal's Circuit Gilles Villeneuve - a modern classic

The Canadian Grand Prix has a rich and interesting history.

Pole master Rosberg 'bloody good' - Hill

Damon Hill: "Nico is not going to be a pushover by any means."

Brits just cannot wait for their second home event - at Brands Hatch

The second stop for the FIA Formula 3 European Championship will be on the 1,929 kilometres Brands Hatch circuit. the lap record set last year is held by Raffaele Marciello who is the current points leader.

Marciello and two surprises at the Hockenheimring

Two victories by points’ leader Raffaele Marciello (Prema Powerteam) who extended his lead in the drivers’ standings of the FIA Formula 3 European Championship

Josh Hill second behind Raffaele Marciello in race 2 at Hockenheimring

Raffaele Marciello (Prema Powerteam) scored another win, this time in race 2 in Hockenheim from the pole position. The surprise was second place taken by Josh Hill (Fortec Motorsports).

Felix Rosenqvist wins spectacular race 2 in Silverstone

The second race of the weekend on the historic Silverstone circuit was action-packed with the drivers chasing for the gold.

28 young drivers on the hunt for Raffaele Marciello at Silverstone

For the FIA Formula 3 European Championship it is their first race weekend at Silverstone.

Hill concerned about F1's return to Bahrain

"What we don't want to have is F1 being responsible for making life worse for people" - damon Hill.

German faction sides against Brawn over Rosberg team order

Niki Lauda and Toto Wolff do not agree with Brawn's decision

New bosses not reason for Mercedes boost - experts

Schumacher and Berger thinks that Mercedes boost in speed is not new bosses influence

Maldonado can survive without Chavez - Brundle

Brundle believes that the situation for Pastor Maldonado is not so dramatic like many others assume

'Ridiculous' to question Vettel greatness - Hill

Damon Hill sees no reason to dispute Vettel's talant and predicts him to be champion for another three or four years