Damon Hill OBE is a British former racing driver. He was the 1996 Formula One World Champion and is the son of the late double Formula One world champion Graham Hill, the only son of a world champion to win the title. He retired from the sport at the end of the 1999 season, after 122 race starts. Damon now works tirelessly for the British Racing Drivers' Club and is endeavouring to retain the British Grand Prix at Silverstone. He also spends a lot of time encouraging young drivers and assisting where possible in helping their future careers.