American racing driver Philip Toll Hill Jr. (April 20, 1927 – August 28, 2008) passed away. He was the only American driver born in the country and one of two to win the Formula One World Drivers’ Championship (the other, Mario Andretti, was born in Italy and later became an American citizen). Additionally, he won three times in the 12 Hours of Sebring and 24 Hours of Le Mans sports car competitions.
Seven Time Motorcycle Grand Prix Champion Phil Read Death Reason
The tragic passing of Phil Reid has left the motorcycle community in mourning. Nobody thinks he’s gone from this world. The racer, who was born on January 1, 1939, has been dealing with health issues for a while. He apparently had a medical condition and was receiving care from a reputable facility. Despite receiving the best medical attention and facilities, he was ultimately unable to be rescued and passed away on this Thursday as a result of his sickness.
Funeral and Obituary details!
Since the saddening piece of news was introduced, supporters and well-wishers have swamped the internet with tribute posts and condolence comments. According to reports, Phil passed away quietly in his sleep at his home in Canterbury, England, early on October 6. The family posted the details on social media. Phil won the first world championship for Yamaha in 1964.
Since then, he has won four more titles, including one as a privateer and two 500cc world championships in the premier class, both in 1973 and 1974 for the Italian MV Agusta brand.
Following the disclosure of the facts, many have been expressing their sadness over his passing. Everyone has expressed their sincere sympathies to his family and friends and seems to be grieving over his passing.
Philip Toll Hill Jr. Wiki-Bio
Phil won the first world championship for Yamaha in 1964. Since then, he has won four more titles, including one as a privateer and two 500cc world championships in the premier class, both in 1973 and 1974 for the Italian MV Agusta brand.
In his successful racing career, he won eight Isle of Man TT Race titles and 52 FIM Grand Prix races. He always maintained a divisive and opinionated demeanour. In 2002, Dorna conferred the honorary title of “MotoGP Legend” onto him.Esme, his daughter, and his sons Michael, Graham, Phil Jr., and Roki survive Phil. He won the world championship seven times throughout his lengthy career, winning in the 125 (once), 250 (4 times, all with Yamaha), and 500 classes (two, in 1973 and 1974, each instances driving an MV Agusta).