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Biography of Graham Hill
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12 May 2009

Biography of Graham HillBorn February 15, 1929 in Hampstead, London, England, Norman Graham Hill, simply known as Graham, was a Formula One racecar driver. Until and long after his death in 1975, Hill was one of the most controversial inclusions on the sport’s “all time greatest” list.

Part of the reason some fans and critics wish to see his name included among the greats is the fabulous feat he pulled off during his career, the Triple Crown of Motorsport. Hill remained active in racing from 1958 to 1975, where he participated in 179 races, won 2 Championships, earned 14 victories, secured 36 podium finishes, recorded the fastest lap 10 times, and won 13 Pole Positions.

Graham Hill’s life didn’t seem destined for racing. In fact, at the age of 16, Hill joined Smiths, the instrument makers. He served a five-year apprenticeship with the craftsmen, and then was called into the navy at the age of 21.

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