Phil Hill

American race car driver (1927-2008)

Philip Toll Hill, Jr., (April 20, 1927August 28, 2008) was an American automobile racer and the only American-born driver to win the Formula One World Drivers' Championship. Hill was described as a "thoughtful, gentle man" and once said, "I'm in the wrong business. I don't want to beat anybody, I don't want to be the big hero. I'm a peace-loving man, basically.

Hill (left) and Jackie Stewart at the 1991 United States Grand Prix