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Tom Walkinshaw may not be much of a singer, but he certainly knows how to bring the Hills alive with the sweet sound of booming bank accounts. A year after purchasing a controlling interest in the Arrows Formula One team and luring Damon Hill as his top-line driver, Walkinshaw yesterday presented Richard Hill with the financial clout to turn Gloucester into one of the most powerful outfits in English rugby.

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Heinz-Harald Frentzen made no bones about his performance in Sunday's Brazilian Grand Prix. "It was nothing sensational," he said of a race in which he trailed home in ninth place while his team-mate, Jacques Villeneuve, won convincingly.

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Damon Hill, who followed his father's tracks to become world motor-racing champion, yesterday retraced Graham Hill's footsteps to Buckingham Palace to receive the insignia of the OBE from the Queen.

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