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Graham Hill

1929-02-15 - 1975-11-29 (age 46)


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Top 10 Lotus F1 drivers ranked: Clark, Andretti, Senna and more

Lotus is one of the most illustrious names in motorsport history. Although Red Bull looks set to overtake it on the all-time Formula 1 wins list, Lotus is unlikely to be caught by another team and should remain in the top six for years to come.

How Graham Hill completed motorsport's fabled Triple Crown

It's been 45 years since two-time world champion, Indy 500 and Le Mans 24 Hours winner Graham Hill was killed in a plane crash. Here's how he completed the Triple Crown, from the 3 January 2013 issue of Autosport magazine.

Le Mans legends: Watch how Graham Hill completed the Triple Crown

Every day, Motorsport.com invites you to rediscover a milestone edition of the greatest endurance race in the world, the Le Mans 24 Hours. Today, it’s the turn of the classic 1972 event.

Gallery: Drivers who came close to winning the Triple Crown

Several racing drivers have come close to winning the unofficial Triple Crown of Motorsport, but Graham Hill remains the only one to achieve the feat.

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?

30 fastest qualifying laps in F1 history

Only once has a driver broken the 1m barrier in qualifying. We compile a list of the fastest ever qualifying times set in F1's history.

Gallery: F1 drivers who raced in the Indy 500

Several F1 drivers have been lured by the Indy 500, which forms a part of the the Triple Crown of Motorsport. While some went on to win the fabled race, others returned with less spectacular results.

Graham Hill's amazing motorsport legacy

Paying tribute to the man who defied age, critics and injury to earn racing's unofficial Triple Crown.

Pirelli boss: F1 drivers should learn from NASCAR stars

Pirelli motorsport boss Paul Hembery says Formula 1 should learn from NASCAR about how to make the drivers the stars of the sport.

Collard beats Smith and Plato to win BTCC opener

West Surrey Racing's Rob Collard took the first victory of the 2015 BTCC season at Brands Hatch after holding off Team BMR drivers Aron Smith and Jason Plato in a tight three-way battle.

The Spirit of Le Mans: the story of an award-winning photo

For the second time in four years, I had the great honor of seeing one of my photos take first prize at the Sarthe Endurance Photos contest. Here’s the full story.

Autocourse back in time: interview with Jim Clark

Thanks to Autocourse, the world's leading Grand Prix annual, we're going back in time with this exclusive interview that legendary Jim Clark gave to David Phipps in 1967.

Colin Turkington crowned BTCC champion

eBay Motors star takes his second drivers championship as MG claims manufacturer honours

Nico Rosberg - The new 'villain' of Formula One

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

Ferrari: Championship resumes at Spa-Francorchamps

Next Sunday's Belgian GP will be the 59th and Scuderia Ferrari has won 16 times.

Former Watkins Glen race winner Rusty Wallace inducted into Walk of Fame

1989 NASCAR Winston Cup (now Sprint Cup) champion Rusty Wallace was honored Friday.

Championship leader Fittipaldi unstoppable at Brands Hatch

More two outstanding victories in rounds seven and eight of the season for Pietro Fittipaldi and MGR Motorsport.

Le Mans Classic: 7th Edition, high in the sky!

For the first time it provided an incredible retrospective for lovers of exceptional motor cars of the legendary Le Mans 24 Hours.

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.

Peter Sachs receives RRDC's 2013 Bob Akin Award

Peter Sachs drove his first actual race at Silverstone (England) in 1960 in a Turner 950 and continued racing until 2007.

Brands Hatch’s Grand Prix anniversary to be celebrated this May

The 50th anniversary of the first Formula 1 World Championship Grand Prix to be held at Brands Hatch will be marked at this year’s Masters Historic Festival on 24-25 May.

Indianapolis Motor Speedway remembers Andy Granatelli

He was, without doubt, one of the most dominant and iconic personalities in the history of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

Perez and McLaren announce split

McLaren has decided to replace 23-year-old Perez, who only joined the team from Sauber at the end of last year, with its development rookie Kevin Magnussen.

Jaafar doubles up as King takes control in the points

Ed Jones wins both Sunday races in the National Class

McLaren hoping for a productive weekend on Spanish GP

McLaren is the second most successful constructor in the history of the Spanish Grand Prix.

Pirtek's Jordan claims pole at snowy Brands for season opener

On a very cold day in England, Andrew Jordan surprised his rivals by earning the first BTCC pole of 2013.

McLaren’s first ever World Champion, Fittipaldi, returns as a columnist

McLaren’s first ever World Champion, Emerson Fittipaldi, is to write a regular blog column exclusively for the team's official website.

Brian Redman to be honored by RRDC at Long Beach

"RRDC Evening with Brian Redman" will be the fifth banquet honoring legends of the sport. Dan Gurney, Parnelli Jones, Roger Penske and Jim Hall have been honored in previous years.

Tourist Trophy to start the 2013 season

The most significant prize in UK motorsport will be awarded to winners of 6 Hours of Silverstone.

Remembering Colin Chapman: 1928-1982

Thirty years have gone by since the death of Colin Chapman. Many still reflect on his innovations to this day. Many of them are still being used today. The Lotus name leaves on, and there are still Lotus Seven's found on race tracks!

Today’s F1 Did-You-Know?

Reddit weighs in on the most obscure, and possibly not true, facts and figures of the F1 universe.

Jack Harvey goes wire-to-wire in Brands Hatch victory

By Lynne Waite and Stella-Marie Thomas, BF3 Correspondents: Jack Harvey stormed to a win in the Brands Hatch opener

Lotus versus Lotus still undecided

With the heritage of the 'old' Lotus team founded by the late Colin Chapman at stake, both parties Lotus Renault GP and Team Lotus, in this court case also known as 1Malaysia, today headed to Court 61 of London's High Court accompanied by their lawyers, both of them confident the outcome of the summary judgment would favor them. Group Lotus had appealed for a summary judgment to determine whether the case would need a full trial, or whether the facts are so clear the court could provide an immediate judgment today.

Team Lotus principal and owner Malaysian entrepreneur Tony Fernandes had predicted the court would not make a decision today, as he believed the case would be too complicated to make a definitive decision during a summary judgment. He was right, Mr Justice Peter Smith has ruled the dispute needs a full trial -- and as soon as possible. He ruled the trial will be on March 21 and the intention is to wrap up the case within ten days. The full trial will address all legal matters concerning both Lotus ...

The ten most glorious 2010 Formula 1 moments

December is traditionally the time to reflect on the past Formula One season, a season that started with a boring race in Bahrain, but ended on a high with no less than four competitors from three teams fighting for the title during the very last race in Abu Dhabi. German Sebastian Vettel took the crown, and recently the youngest Formula One champion in the 60-year history of the sport collected his trophy during the annual FIA Gala in Monaco. But it was a long an winding road to the title for the 23-year old champion, as it was for the other title contenders, Fernando Alonso, Mark Webber, Lewis Hamilton and Jenson Button.

Below are the ten most glorious moments of the 2010 Formula One season. This is not a top ten, the events are ordered chronologically, and the numbers one to ten do not refer to the most or least glorious moment.

Any driver who starts his first race for a new team wants to win that race, ...