was born Feb. 15, 1939 in one of the central areas of London. His childhood was passed in poverty. Early enthusiasm for motorcycles led to injury - hip fracture, and his left leg was slightly shorter than the right. In 16 years, Graham
went to earn money. After graduating from technical college, he went to work for an auto mechanic in the well-known firm of Smith and Son. And his business went up the hill
. Talent and flair classroom vehicle mechanic noticed it already.
spent on competitions at the London Rowing Club. There he met his future wife, Betty. And it is rowing, or rather a victory in the Big Cup team in Henley, has allowed 24-year old man to buy my first car. For the future pilot of Formula 1 "unusually late Graham Hill
took the wheel.