British 1976 World Champion James Hunt, beer in hand, salutes the crowd after winning the 1977 United States Grand Prix at Watkins Glen.  Talented McLaren driver James Hunt was one of the most complicated, charismatic and controversial individuals ever to compete in Formula One.  He loved projecting his playboy image to the hilt and backed it up with outrageous statements.

British 1976 World Champion James Hunt, beer in hand, salutes the crowd after winning the 1977 United States Grand Prix at Watkins Glen. Talented McLaren driver James Hunt was one of the most complicated, charismatic and controversial individuals ever to compete in Formula One. He loved projecting his playboy image to the hilt and backed it up with outrageous statements.

McLaren James Hunt 40th Anniversary World Champion 1976 Limited Edition Poster

McLaren James Hunt 40th Anniversary World Champion 1976 Limited Edition Poster

James Hunt and the epic “Sex, Breakfast of Champions” match he made famous

James Hunt and the epic “Sex, Breakfast of Champions” match he made famous

James Hunt  was a British racing driver from England who won the Formula One World Championship in 1976. Hunt's often action packed exploits on track earned him the nickname "Hunt the Shunt."

James Hunt was a British racing driver from England who won the Formula One World Championship in 1976. Hunt's often action packed exploits on track earned him the nickname "Hunt the Shunt."

"Niki will talk technical to people, but I have a different view of GP racing. I think it is really about is getting in the car and putting your foot down. Obviously, the driver has to have a hand in setting the car up, but you dont have to get involved in a whole load of technicalities. When reporters come up to me and ask why I adjusted the front roll bar by 1.5 centimeters, I probably dont even know its been done." - James Hunt

"Niki will talk technical to people, but I have a different view of GP racing. I think it is really about is getting in the car and putting your foot down. Obviously, the driver has to have a hand in setting the car up, but you dont have to get involved in a whole load of technicalities. When reporters come up to me and ask why I adjusted the front roll bar by 1.5 centimeters, I probably dont even know its been done." - James Hunt

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