Damon Hill is brand ambassador for Mumbai Marathon

Mumbai: Former Formula One world champion Damon Hill has been named event ambassador for this year's USD 360,000 11th Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon that would be held on January 19.

Britain's Hill, who became the F1 champion in 1996 after finishing runner up to German ace Michael Schumacher over the previous two years, would be in Mumbai from January 16 till the race day.

He hopes to inspire the younger generation of Indian sportsmen to work hard for glory, said a media release today.

Hill has had 122 Grand Prix entries, 22 GP wins, 42 podiums, 20 pole positions and 19 fastest laps in his career.

( Source : PTI )
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