, who died in Australia on March 10 aged 52, won successive 500cc titles in 1975 and 1976 and was the last British rider to win the world championship in the top category of grand prix racing.
But the double World Superbike champ, aiming to become the first British rider to win a premium class race since Barry Sheene
27 years ago, says there is one person he has to impress - his mum Jane.
In second place was double grand prix world champion and 70s sex symbol, Barry Sheene
, closely followed by seven-time MotoGP champion, Valentino Rossi.
And that will be just part of what organisers describe as a "breathtaking display of race cars" as well as rallying cars and motorbikes, including those ridden to victory by Barry Sheene
and Giacomo Agostini.
The pair of machines that Sheene
raced in his championship years of '76 and '77 have only just returned to the UK after being in dry storage in Australia, whence Barry emigrated in 1984.
Hill, who started racing motor cycles while working as a despatch rider, is among a host of great names at the Goodwood Revival Meeting where the classic bike race has been renamed the Barry Sheene
The late Barry Sheene
will be remembered by his thousands of fans in the North of England when many of his closest rivals will parade before a memorial in his memory is unveiled by HRH the Duke of Edinburgh.
The death of Barry Sheene
after a painful battle against throat and stomach cancer has robbed sport of one of its most colourful characters.
THE world of motorcycling has been captivated by the announcement that the auction house H&H is to put up a range of ex-works motorcycles ridden to victory by Joey Dunlop and Barry Sheene
Legendary 70s motorcycle champion, the late Barry Sheene
picked up seven per cent of the vote in fifth place, with voluptuous 1950s pin-up, Mamie Van Doren, in tenth offering a revealing insight into the minds of British bikers.
Among the two-wheeled competition an RS500 will race in the Barry Sheene
BIKERS took over Rugby town centre for the day in a tribute to racing legend Barry Sheene