Embassy Racing team was founded by Graham Hill with tbe backing from Embassy cigarettes brand to provide the two-times World Champion with the opportunity to race his own cars. The typical aluminium monococque – Ford-Cosworth engine – Hewland gearbox combination was assembled into new creature by designer Andy Smallman. The car was initially designated as the Lola T371, but when Smallman left Lola to work full-time for Embassy Hill it was renamed as the Hill GH1. In the first three races of the season the car raced as Lola, and then appeared under Hill GH1 banner. Besides Hill himself, several other racers drove the car during the season – Rolf Stommelen, Tony Brise, Francios Migault, Vern Schuppan, Alan Jones. Migault, best known as sport cars racing driver, was not classified at Montjuic, and retired at Zolder.
|Francois Migault||23||Embassy Racing with Graham Hill|