Damon Hill to race Pro-Am at British Grand Prix?

Author: Oli Rushby Posted: 16 Jul 2015

Damon Hill could be set to race at the British Grand Prix

Former Formula One Champion Damon Hill could be set to make an appearance in this year’s revival of the classic Yamaha Pro-Am races at the British Grand Prix. 

Hill, who won the Formula 1 Championship in 1996, started his racing career on two wheels competing in the first ever RD350LC Pro-Am series in 1981. 

It is believed the 22 times F1 race winner is locked in talks with the parties behind the revival of the series, set to take place at this year’s British Motorcycle Grand Prix at Silverstone next month.

The iconic Pro-Am is being brought back by the organisers of the 2015 British MotoGP, who are trying to recruit as many of the series’ original riders as possible to take part.


More Pro-Am news


Hill met with Daryll Young of IDP Moto, the firm that has taken on the mammoth task of restoring 30 RD250LCs by August, at Silverstone earlier today.

Young said: “Damon has taken a look at some of the RD250LCs being prepared for the race at Silverstone next month and is really keen to take part. Naturally his diary is fairly busy but if he can free up some time we could see him on the grid.” 

 or ! 

Latest Racing News
  • 2019 IOM TT Preview Video
    ► VIDEO | 2019 Isle of Man TT Preview
  • BSB2019 Round 3 Donington Preview
    Donington Park BSB Preview
  • Hickman on ‘relaxing’ TT vs BSB
    Isle of Man TT 2019: Hickman on ‘relaxing’ TT vs BSB
  • Isle of Man TT 2019: Inside Dean Harrison’s workshop and mind
    Isle of Man TT 2019: Inside Dean Harrison’s workshop