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Derek Hill

Derek Hill. Copyright LAT Photographic (www.latphoto.co.uk), 2010. Used with permission.

Derek Hill. Copyright LAT Photographic 2010. Used with permission.

Derek Hill, Goodwood Festival of Speed, 1st July 2017. Copyright Richard Jenkins, 2017.

Derek Hill, Goodwood Festival of Speed, 1st July 2017. Copyright Richard Jenkins, 2017.

Born:

28 Mar 1975
Santa Monica, California

Nationality:

United States

F3000 starts:

25 (2001-2003)

Son of 1961 F1 World Champion, Phil. Derek raced in both Formula 3000 and endurance racing, but more recently has been involved in historic racing and also worked as a racing instructor and tester. Cut back his racing career to move back to the US to help look after his ailing father, and after Phil's death, he has helped with the family businesses and promoting his dad's legacy as he is now retired from racing. Derek concentrates on his own family now and has been helping work with a number of people on a book of Phil's life, due to come out in 2017, ninety years after Phil's birth. Now also involved in PR and is an ambassador for Cadillac.

Biography last updated 2 Jul 2017