Damon Hill

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Damon Graham Devereux Hill, (born 17 September 1960) is a British former racing driver from England and the 1996 Formula One World Champion. He is the son of Graham Hill, and, along with Nico Rosberg, one of two sons of a Formula One World Champion to also win the title. He started racing on motorbikes in 1981, and after minor success moved on to single-seater racing cars.Hill became a test driver for the Formula One title-winning Williams team in 1992. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Damon Hill has received more than 2,197,198 page views. His biography is available in 54 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 53 in 2019). Damon Hill is the 44th most popular racing driver (down from 40th in 2019), the 955th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 879th in 2019) and the 10th most popular British Racing Driver.

Damon Hill is most famous for being the son of Graham Hill, who was a champion racing driver. He is also famous for winning the 1996 Formula One World Championship.

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Among racing drivers, Damon Hill ranks 44 out of 888Before him are Phil Hill, Fernando Alonso, Denny Hulme, Valentino Rossi, Louis Chiron, and Gerhard Berger. After him are Lorenzo Bandini, Tazio Nuvolari, Jody Scheckter, Wolfgang von Trips, Kimi Räikkönen, and Alan Jones.

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Among people born in 1960, Damon Hill ranks 36Before him are James Spader, Michael Nyqvist, Careca, Pierre Littbarski, Simonetta Sommaruga, and Andreas Brehme. After him are Nena, John F. Kennedy Jr., Kristin Scott Thomas, Jeffrey Dahmer, Stanley Tucci, and Jean-Michel Basquiat.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Damon Hill ranks 955 out of 6,924Before him are Mary Kingsley (1862), Shirley Bassey (1937), Hugh Lofting (1886), John Berger (1926), Naomi Campbell (1970), and J. B. S. Haldane (1892). After him are David Prowse (1935), Amy Winehouse (1983), Roger Mortimer, 1st Earl of March (1287), Kim Cattrall (1956), James Anderson (1680), and Philip Sclater (1829).

Among RACING DRIVERS In United Kingdom

Among racing drivers born in United Kingdom, Damon Hill ranks 10Before him are Jim Clark (1936), Stirling Moss (1929), Graham Hill (1929), Nigel Mansell (1953), John Surtees (1934), and Mike Hawthorn (1929). After him are Mike Hailwood (1940), Lewis Hamilton (1985), Piers Courage (1942), David Purley (1945), Tom Pryce (1949), and Alfonso de Portago (1928).