Formula E
27 Feb
-
29 Feb
Event finished
R
Berlin E-prix
20 Jun
-
21 Jun
Next event in
76 days
Formula 1
11 Jun
-
14 Jun
FP1 in
69 days
25 Jun
-
28 Jun
FP1 in
83 days
MotoGP
R
Italian GP
28 May
-
31 May
Next event in
53 days
04 Jun
-
07 Jun
Next event in
60 days
NASCAR Cup
06 Mar
-
08 Mar
Event finished
R
Martinsville
07 May
-
09 May
Next event in
32 days
IndyCar
29 May
-
31 May
Next event in
54 days
R
Texas
04 Jun
-
06 Jun
Next event in
60 days
WEC
22 Feb
-
23 Feb
Event finished
13 Aug
-
15 Aug
Next event in
130 days
United Kingdom
Driver

James Hunt

1947-08-29 - 1993-06-15 (age 45)

Filters:

Championship Driver Team Event Location Article type
199 articles
Clear all filters
James Hunt
Championship
Loading...
Driver
Loading...
Team
Loading...
Event
Loading...
Location
Loading...
Article type
Loading...

News in depth

Grid
List

Gallery: All McLaren F1 cars since 1966

In 1966 Bruce McLaren founded his Formula 1 team which went on to become a world beater, with 12 drivers’ championships and eight constructors’ titles, via 182 grand prix victories – making it the second most successful squad in history. Here are all of its F1 cars…

Gallery: All of James Hunt's F1 wins

The late James Hunt, who famously beat Niki Lauda to the 1976 Formula 1 World Championship, would have turned 72 today. On this occasion, we filter through the Motorsport Images archive to celebrate his 10 grand prix wins.

Tim Richmond's on-track success fuels Alex Bowman

Alex Bowman can't understand why team owner Rick Hendrick jokingly calls him "Tim Richmond."

33 world champions of Formula 1

Lewis Hamilton claimed his fourth Formula 1 title in Mexico, equalling the tally of Alain Prost and Sebastian Vettel. But who else have been crowned champion in the past?

On this day: James Hunt’s British GP win that never was

On this day in 1976, a legend was forever etched in motorsport folklore: James Hunt won the British Grand Prix at Brands Hatch – but it was a win that he didn’t get to keep for long.

1977 Canadian GP - Gilles Villeneuve’s first race with Ferrari

The 1977 edition of the Canadian Formula 1 Grand Prix will be remembered for several reasons, good and bad.

Why 40 years on from Fuji, Hunt's title success was a line in the sand for F1

Forty years ago today, Briton James Hunt secured his place in Formula 1 legend with a gritty drive to third place in the rain-hit Japanese Grand Prix.

McLaren celebrates its Formula 1 heroes and history with 50th anniversary campaign – video

An online video film charts some of the pivotal moments in the McLaren's history

The story of Formula 1's first winning Wolf

Walter Wolf's short-lived eponymous Formula 1 team came close to overcoming the odds and taking title glory in its first year. Rene Fagnan sits down with the man behind a team that punched well above its weight.

Defined by competition

To be a champion in iracing is no easy task.

How will the 2014 Formula 1 season be remembered?

From a great rivalry and brand new regulations to the life threatening accident of Jules Bianchi and the financial demise of two teams...how will you look back on 2014?

Autocourse back in time: the Lotus 79

Thanks to Autocourse, the world's leading Grand Prix annual, we're going back in time with this exclusive story Alan Henry wrote about Lotus, Colin Chapman and the teams creation and development of the Lotus 79.

Parallel Lines: The Fittipaldi family

Welcome to a new Motorsport.com series. In this first installment of 'Parallel Lines,' we talked with Emerson, Pietro, and Enzo Fittipaldi.

This week in racing history (August 24-30)

People in this week in racing history include: Frank Raymond Wilton, Dario Franchitti, Ayrton Senna, Gerhard Berger, Frank Williams, James Hunt and Kenny Bernstein

The lost legend - Tim Richmond

Tim Richmond is NASCAR's forgotten legend, losing his battle with AIDS in 1989.

This Week in Racing History (July 27-August 2)

People in this week in racing history include: Andre de Adamich, Willian F. "Bill" Milliken, Parker Johnstone, Dick Kraft, Arthur Dexter, James Hunt, Niki Lauda, and Brian Redman.

Emerson Fittipaldi and Nigel Mansell complete line-up for Silverstone’s parades

Nigel Mansell and two-times British Grand Prix winner Emerson Fittipaldi are the latest Formula 1® greats confirmed to take part in Silverstone’s 50th Grand Prix parades.

Ricciardo qualify top five at Red Bull Ring

Christian Horner: “I think P5 was the maximum we were going to get out of today with Daniel, who extracted everything he could from the car."

Lady Le Mans: Leena Gade ready for third Le Mans win

Women have had a spotted history in Motorsports, but Audi's lead engineer is paving the way for wins on racing's biggest stage.

Should Formula One return to Long Beach?

As the Long Beach city council examines whether to continue with IndyCar or change direction, what would bringing F1 back to the Californian city do to it?

Rush will send you to Silverstone

Want a chance to win a trip to Silverstone, simply by watching the best racing movie in the past few years?

James Hunt to join The Hall of Fame

1976 world champion one of four new inductees for 2014; Hunt family out in force to receive prestigious accolade.