James Hunt articles on F1 Fanatic archive

James Hunt’s last race-winning McLaren goes on sale 30th October 2013, 10:03

The car James Hunt raced to his last ever Formula One victory is set to go on sale on at auction – and fetch up to ??1.12m ($1.8m).

The Playboy and The Rat reviewed 4th August 2013, 13:03

A new book on James Hunt and Niki Lauda has arrived to coincide with the forthcoming film Rush. Is it worth reading?

Raikkonen wears James Hunt-style helmet in Monaco 24th May 2012, 17:12

Kimi Raikkonen used the helmet design of fellow world championship winner James Hunt during practice in Monaco today.

50 years of British champions in pictures (Autosport International 2009) 8th January 2009, 22:37

One of the first exhibitions I wanted to see at the Autosport International show today was the celebration of 50 years of British world champions. Sadly there was no car belonging to Mike Hawthorn, the first British world champion in 1958, because many early Ferrari F1 cars were used to build later racing machines. But […]

100 F1 race winners part 6: 1974-1977 10th August 2008, 7:00

The latest instalment of the guide to 100 Grand Prix winners includes the driver who scored his only win – and then crashed after crossing the finish line. Plus an F1 team that won its first race, and the driver who won from 22nd on the grid. Oh, and a couple of world champions…

“Formula One 1975: Lauda and Ferrari No. 1″ (DVD) 28th October 2007, 7:00

The sixth DVD in the Brunswick films collection tells the story of the odd 1975 season. Niki Lauda triumphed in a year that saw a spate of wet races and two events cut to half distance. As ever the DVD is rich with fascinating material and the only problem is that there isn’t more of […]

Brazilian GP 2007 facts & stats 22nd October 2007, 9:00

Kimi Raikkonen won his first title – and Lewis Hamilton joined the bitter collection of drivers to lose the championship lead in the final round. Plus another former F1 driver’s son made his F1 debut, and all the other interesting statistics from the Brazilian Grand Prix.

Kimi Raikkonen finally wins the F1 title 21st October 2007, 18:31

Kimi Raikkonen has become Finland’s third world champion by winning the Brazilian Grand Prix. He is the 28th F1 world champion in 58 years. It comes after he finished runner-up in the 2003 championship (to Michael Schumacher) and in 2005 (to Fernando Alonso) His triumph puts Finland up to fifth among the countries that have […]

Video: F1 title deciders 17th October 2007, 9:00

Another chapter of F1 history will be written this weekend. Will it be a glorious celebration of a worthy champion? Or yet another of F1′s sensational championship controversies? Here’s a collection of 17 of the most memorable F1 title deciders on video – with the original commentaries where possible – from Fangio to Alonso…

Top ten… Most notorious backmarkers 11th October 2007, 7:00

Kazuki Nakajima makes his Grand Prix debut this weekend. Long time Grand Prix fans will remember the one occasion his father made a decisive move at the front of the field – by taking Ayrton Senna’s front wing off during the Brazilian Grand Prix while Senna was lapping him. But that’s by no means the […]