Damon Hill


Damon Hill To Be Subject Of New Doc From ‘Maiden’ Director Alex Holmes & Independent Entertainment — Cannes Market

EXCLUSIVE: Former Formula One champ Damon Hill is the subject of a new documentary from Alex Holmes, director of BAFTA-nominated doc biopic Maiden. The feature will explore the story of how Damon Hill overcame the tragic death of his father, Formula One icon Graham Hill, and set himself the challenge of becoming world champion in one of the world’s fastest and most dangerous sports. It will chart a son’s life-long search to understand his father set against the backdrop of two contrasting eras of the sport, and how Damon wrestled with his father’s legacy.
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Lewis Hamilton one of most talented people to ever walk the Earth – Damon Hill

Lewis Hamilton has been hailed as one of the most talented people to have ever walked the Earth after claiming the 100th pole position of his stunning Formula One career. The seven-time world champion will start Sunday’s Spanish Grand Prix from the front of the grid after he beat Red Bull’s Max Verstappen by 0.036 seconds at Barcelona’s Circuit de Catalunya.

Damon Hill: Vettel is getting beaten to a pulp

Sebastian Vettel’s fall from grace as a top of the line Formula 1 driver took another massive blow with his below-par debut for Aston Martin at the 2021 season-opening Bahrain Grand Prix weekend. As mentioned in an earlier report, Vettel’s woeful form continued even after leaving the toxicity of Ferrari...

Damon Hill on Hamilton, Verstappen and the future of F1

The 1996 World Champion is now 60 but remains linked with the sport as a Sky TV pundit. Damon Hill was 36 when he became Formula 1 World Champion in 1996, the same age Lewis Hamilton is now and will still be in December if – or is it when? – he claims his record eighth crown. Now 60 and newly vaccinated against you-know-what, Hill reckons he understands where Hamilton’s head might be at, following his recent decision to only re- commit to the dominant Mercedes-AMG F1 team until the end of 2021. Whether he races on into next year and beyond is currently anyone’s guess – including, perhaps, his own.
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Damon Hill tips Max Verstappen to dethrone Lewis Hamilton and land world title

Damon Hill has tipped Max Verstappen to dethrone Lewis Hamilton and land his first world title ahead of the new Formula 1 season.Hamilton landed his seventh crown last term in a procession, but after concerning signs during testing and optimism at Red Bull, there is hope that a closer title race could unfold.And Hill, a champion himself in 1996, believes the Dutch maestro is primed to edge out his Mercedes rival.“I have got a sneaking feeling that Max could nick this, that is how my gut is going at the moment,” said the Briton. “But when we get off this...

Damon Hill admits he was sent on speed awareness course

Damon Hill, the former F1 world champion, has admitted he has been sent on a speed awareness course twice. The 60-year-old admitted he had been forced to take the course at some point after winning the F1 Drivers' Championship in 1996 with the Williams team. Chatting to Vic Reeves and...
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'Everyone was staring at me': Formula One legend Damon Hill reveals he was forced to attend speed awareness course after being caught breaking the limit in village

Ex-Formula One world champion Damon Hill failed to conceal his identity on a speed awareness course... after using the nickname ‘The Champ’. Hill, pictured, said other speeders ‘kept staring’ after figuring out who he was. The 1996 world title winner, 60, said he took the course after being flashed by a village speed camera.

Classic motorsport moment: Damon Hill wins the '96 F1 title

When Damon Hill crossed the finish line at the 1996 Japanese Grand Prix, the soundtrack wasn’t just of his Williams F1 car’s V10, or the rapturous crowd. It was also his good friend Murray Walker, the legendary Formula One broadcaster who sadly passed away in recent days. Walker’s commentary betrayed his affections for Hill; he admitted live on air that he had a ‘soft spot’ for the title-winning Englishman.