Christopher Hilton





Christopher Hilton

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born
in The United Kingdom
September 29, 1944

died
November 28, 2010

gender
male


About this author

Christopher (Chris) Hilton was a former sportswriter with the Daily Express.

Hilton had begun his career in journalism at The Journal in Newcastle, and then worked at the Express‘s offices in Manchester before moving to London in the mid-1970s when recruited by then sports editor Ken Lawrence to cover Formula 1.

Hilton was a key member of the sports desk editing staff, as well as covering ice skating for the paper during the period when Torvill and Dean were winning world and Olympic ice dance titles.

For the past two decades after leaving the Express, Hilton has freelanced, especially in F1 and writing his books, including biographies of Ayrton Senna, James Hunt and Michael Schumacher, as well as a novel. As recently as last month, his latest
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Average rating: 3.91 · 551 ratings · 44 reviews · 64 distinct works · Similar authors
Ayrton Senna: The Whole Story
4.1 of 5 stars 4.10 avg rating — 114 ratings — published 2004
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Ayrton Senna: The Hard Edge...
4.09 of 5 stars 4.09 avg rating — 70 ratings — published 1990 — 2 editions
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Michael Schumacher: The Who...
3.79 of 5 stars 3.79 avg rating — 48 ratings — published 2007 — 3 editions
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Ayrton Senna: As time goes by
4.26 of 5 stars 4.26 avg rating — 34 ratings — published 1999
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Inside the Mind of the Gran...
3.65 of 5 stars 3.65 avg rating — 20 ratings — published 2001 — 2 editions
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Hitler's Olympics: The 1936...
3.06 of 5 stars 3.06 avg rating — 18 ratings — published 2006 — 5 editions
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Memories of Senna: Anecdote...
4.15 of 5 stars 4.15 avg rating — 13 ratings — published 2004 — 2 editions
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Ayrton Senna: Memories and ...
4.22 of 5 stars 4.22 avg rating — 9 ratings — published 2009 — 2 editions
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Murray Walker: The Last Word
3.64 of 5 stars 3.64 avg rating — 11 ratings — published 2001 — 2 editions
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The Wall: The People's Story
4.09 of 5 stars 4.09 avg rating — 11 ratings — published 2001 — 4 editions
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“It was a man taking a machine and a machine taking a man into secret places, into the subliminal.”
Christopher Hilton, Ayrton Senna: The Whole Story