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Phil Hill
Birth: Apr. 20, 1927
Miami
Miami-Dade County
Florida, USA
Death: Aug. 28, 2008
Monterey
Monterey County
California, USA

Race Car Driver. Born Philip Toll Hill, he was the first American to win the Formula One international auto-racing championship title in 1961. He began his professional racing career in the mid-1950s, driving in California, Mexico, Europe and joined Italy's Ferrari team in 1958. Among many other victories, he also was the first American to win three 24-hour endurance sports-car races at Le Mans, France, three Grand Prixs and the Sebring 12-hour race title three times. After retiring as a driver in 1967, he worked as a racing commentator for ABC, was a contributing editor for Road & Track magazine and was inducted into the International Motorsports Hall of Fame in 1991. Cause of death, Parkinson's Disease. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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Woodlawn Cemetery
Santa Monica
Los Angeles County
California, USA
 
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Originally Created by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
Record added: Aug 29, 2008
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