Farewell to a Champion by Colin Carter

Damon Hill, 1999 Jordan. In a relatively short F1 racing career, Damon Hill has not only achieved much, including the World Championship in 1996, but has been a great ambassador for British sport. From his first full season in 1993, to his famous victory at the British Grand Prix in 1994, through his battles with Michael Schumacher in 94/95, rising to the challenge of team mate Jacques Villeneuve in 96, in the uncompetitive Arrows Yamaha , but for an hydraulics failure, victory was assured at the Hungarian Grand Prix, and, in 1998 we all remember his historic race at Spa to give the Jordan team it’s first ever F1 victory. So, farewell, champion, and thanks for some great memories.

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