Graham Hill(1929-1975), Racing driver
Sitter in 6 portraits
Born in Hampstead, Hill started as an apprentice at Smith's, instrument makers. In the early 1950s rowing was his main sport. A chance meeting with Colin Chapman found him working for the Lotus Car Company at Hornsey first as a mechanic then from 1957 as a driver. In 1962 Hill became the first British driver to win the World Championship in an all-British car, a Grand-Prix Formula One.
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