F1 families: Like father, like son

Published 1749 GMT (0149 HKT) April 16, 2012
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Nico Rosberg celebrates his first victory for Mercedes in the Chinese Grand Prix. He is the third son of an F1 driver to win a race, following in the footsteps of father Keke. AFP/Getty Images
Nico, who was born in Germany, gets some one-on-one advice from Finnish father Keke. Now 63, he won the world title in 1982 with Williams. Getty Images
Keke Rosberg won five races in total in a career that lasted nine seasons. He is pictured here during the 1985 Brazilian Grand Prix, where he retired from the race. Getty Images
Damon Hill is one of Britain's most succesful drivers, winning 22 races in an eight-season career spanning from 1992 to 1999. Here he holds the trophy high after winning the Belgian Grand Prix in 1993. Getty Images
He made history in 1996, when he won the world drivers' title to add to the championships Graham earned in 1962 and 1968 -- making them the only father and son to achieve the feat. Here Damon poses with a bronze bust of his late dad unveiled at Silverstone in 2008. Getty Images
Graham Hill earned the nickname "Mr Monaco" after winning on the Principality's street circuit five times. His first of 14 wins came at the 1962 Dutch Grand Prix in Zandvoort. Getty Images
The Hill family arrive at Graham's funeral at the Abbey of St. Albans, Hertfordshire, with Damon pictured left. The racing legend died on November 29, 1975, when the plane he was flying crashed in North London. Getty Images
Jacques Villeneuve showers the crowd with champagne after winning the1994 British Grand Prix. He became the first Canadian to win the world title three years later -- a feat his father Gilles could not manage. AFP/Getty Images
Gilles Villeneuve, seen here with a young Jacques in 1974, died in 1982 during qualifying at the Belgian Grand Prix. He was championship runner-up in 1979, having won his first race the year before at the Montreal circuit now named after him. AFP/Getty Images