Josh Hill (racing driver)

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Josh Hill
Nationality United Kingdom British
Born (1991-01-09) 9 January 1991 (age 26)
Related to Damon Hill (father)
Graham Hill (grandfather)
FIA European Formula 3 Championship career
Debut season 2013
Current team Fortec Motorsports
Car no. 30
Starts 15
Wins 0
Poles 0
Fastest laps 0
Best finish 12th in 2013
Previous series
2012
2012
2012
2011
2009-10
2008
Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0
Formula Renault 2.0 NEC
Toyota Racing Series
Formula Renault 2.0 UK
British Formula Ford Championship
Ginetta Junior Championship

Joshua Damon Hill (born 9 January 1991) is a British former racing driver from Surrey, England. He is the son of 1996 Formula One world champion Damon Hill and the grandson of two-time Formula One world champion Graham Hill.

Career[edit]

Hill has been racing cars since 2008. After seasons in the British Ginetta and Formula Ford championships, he competed in the Toyota Racing Series, a Formula 3 style open wheel racing series run in New Zealand during the European winter.[1] In 2011 he competed in the British Formula Renault Championship,[2][3][4] taking his maiden win in the November Finals.[5]

In 2012 Hill raced in Formula Renault 2.0 NEC championship, finishing third overall and taking five wins.

On 9 July 2013 Hill announced his retirement from motor racing.[6][7]

Racing record[edit]

Complete FIA European Formula 3 Championship results[edit]

(key)

Year Entrant Engine 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 DC Points
2013 Fortec Motorsport Mercedes MNZ
1

23
MNZ
2

8
MNZ
3

12
SIL
1

Ret
SIL
2

7
SIL
3

Ret
HOC
1

6
HOC
2

2
HOC
3

13
BRH
1

8
BRH
2

8
BRH
3

13
RBR
1

Ret
RBR
2

5
RBR
3

12
NOR
1
NOR
2
NOR
3
NÜR
1
NÜR
2
NÜR
3
ZAN
1
ZAN
2
ZAN
3
VAL
1
VAL
2
VAL
3
HOC
1
HOC
2
HOC
3
12th 56

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Toyota - Toyota Racing New Zealand". Toyota. 
  2. ^ "Josh Hill Racing". Josh Hill Racing. Retrieved 11 July 2011. 
  3. ^ "Page not found - Renaultsport UK". 
  4. ^ "Josh Hill Leads Formula Renault Finals Testing". The Checkered Flag. 
  5. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-12-10. Retrieved 2011-12-22. 
  6. ^ "Hill quits motor racing". Eurosport. 9 July 2013. Retrieved 17 December 2016. 
  7. ^ Turner, Kevin (10 July 2013). "Josh Hill says he quit racing to pursue music career". Autosport.com. Retrieved 17 December 2016. 

External links[edit]

Sporting positions
Preceded by
Inaugural
Ginetta Junior Winter Series
Champion

2008
Succeeded by
Aaron Williamson