Craig Hill

January 9, 1934 - November 1, 2012
(Photo credit; John R Walker)
In a driving career that spanned almost 40 years, Craig Hill raced and won in almost every type of racing car, He started out in stock cars at the CNE Speedway, raced supermodifieds at Nilestown and Delaware Speedways near his London area home, raced full-size midgets in the United States and then went road-racing in sports cars and sophisticated open-wheel formula cars. He was Canadian Formula B champion in 1969 and 1970, driving a Formula Ford he modified to formula B spec. He co-drove with Ludwig Heimrath to win the Sundown Grand Prix in 1973 and 1974.

As advertising and promotions manager of Castrol Canada, he was involved in that company's investment in Canadian motorsport. It's an understatement to say that he did an incredible amount for Canadian racers and motorsports.

He was inducted into the Canadian Motorsport Hall of Fame in 1996.

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