The F1 paddock grills Damon Hill

The F1 paddock grills Damon Hill

Damon Hill, the 1996 world champion turned Sky Sports F1 pundit, answers questions from his peers on subjects as diverse as Jacques Villeneuve, working with Patrick Head, and his collaboration with Def Leppard...

Damon Hill is one of only 33 drivers to have won the Formula 1 world championship. As a driver, he went toe-to-toe with all-time greats like Michael Schumacher, Ayrton Senna and Alain Prost, and remains a key part of the grand prix paddock today through his punditry role with Sky Sports F1.

Yet he's an unassuming character who almost seems surprised to be interviewed, as if what he has to say doesn't carry weight. Yet as he makes his way down the paddock for his rendezvous with F1 Racing in Racing Point's hospitality unit, he's stopped at regular intervals to pass comment on the talking points of the day. There's one simple reason for that, he's worth listening to.

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