Bette Hill

Bette Hill, widow of our former Grand Prix Drivers Club member and double World Champion Graham Hill, died on December 8 2017. Bette was the real power behind Graham, who helped and encouraged him, bore him three children and survived the tragic aftermath of Graham’s death. She first met Graham when the mere thought of…

Claude’s Early Days

The Grand Prix Drivers Club has always embraced a number of honorary members who, though not grand prix drivers, have been deeply involved in grand prix racing. For example the late Enzo Ferrari was an early honorary member and last year his son Piero Ferrari was made an honorary member. All of those members have…

Jackie on Formula 1 and Rolex

Italian journalist Cesare Mannucci of Autosprint magazine managed to tie down Club member Sir Jackie Stewart after the Australian Grand Prix and quizzed him on his views about the current drivers in Formula 1 drivers today and his remarkably long term link with Rolex. The article as published in Autosprint, and with their permission, is…

Jackie Drives Clark’s Lotus

Recently Historic Club Lotus held an event in the little town of Duns in the Scottish Borders, this year celebrating the fiftieth anniversary of Jim Clark’s finest racing season, 1965, when he won the European Formula 2 Championship, the Formula 1 World Championship (his second) and the Indianapolis 500. [Row][Column] It was appropriate therefore that…