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Phil Hill

Born: 1927-04-20 - Died: 2008-08-28
Cause of Death:
Parkinson's Disease


Death Summary: Hill died at the age of 81 from complications of Parkinson's Disease, an illness, which he only had for a short while. He was taken to the hospital in Salinas, California where he died after traveling to the Monterey Historic Automobile Races.

Who was Phil Hill : Philip Toll Hill, Jr. was a Formula One race car driver. He was the only American born driver to win the Formula One World Championship.

He raced for Maserati, Ferrari, Cooper, Porsche, Automobili Turismo e Sport, Lotus, and Eagle. participated in 51 races with 48 starts and one championship in 1961.

He first raced in the 1958 French Grand Prix and then got his first win two years later in the Italian Grand Prix. He won the same race a year later.
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  1. grim Says:

    you must have been happy. i would give a lifetime to go fast for a day.


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