James Hunt articles on F1 Fanatic archive

Japanese GP 2007 statistics & facts 1st October 2007, 7:00

Hamilton moves into the championship lead – but what does he have to do to wrap up the title in Shanghai? Also the curse of Mark Webber strikes once more as the Australian again retires from a race he had led. And was that the longest safety car period ever? I need your help on […]

Hunt wins amid Fuji tragedy 27th September 2007, 9:00

F1’s return to Fuji in 1977 saw a terrible crash which claimed the lives of two spectators. James Hunt won the race for McLaren.

Belgian GP 2007 facts & statistics 17th September 2007, 9:00

The stats from the Belgian Grand Prix make depressing reading if you’re not a Ferrari fan. But while the red team wrapped up the constructors’ championship – appeals notwithstanding – the figures underline that the racing is hardly unpredictable these days. Only on three occasions has the driver leading at the end of lap one […]

“Against All Odds” (Eoin Young & James Hunt, 1977) 12th August 2007, 7:00

Having entered a snowmobile race at the start of the year under the name ‘James Hunt’, Kimi Raikkonen used the name again to disguise his presence at a recent party – at which he also arrived dressed as a gorilla. Party animal Hunt would have approved. But Raikkonen will also want to emulate Hunt’s 1976 […]

More essential & cheap summer reads for F1 fans 8th August 2007, 11:00

After last week’s five must-read F1 summer paperbacks went down so well I thought I’d pick out another five. Once again these are all titles I’ve read and can wholeheartedly recommend – and you can pick them up for pennies from our affiliate partner.

Kimi Raikkonen and James Hunt 4th August 2007, 10:44

Kimi Raikkonen entered a snowmobile race just before the start of the year under the pseudonym ‘James Hunt’. The fact that he chose Hunt’s name – a former world champion and renowned party animal – looked like a window into the real, fun-loving personality he keeps hidden behind the dull, monotonous front we’re used to […]

Ten best… McLaren-Ferrari rows 2nd August 2007, 13:00

The espionage scandal may be the biggest row between the two giants of Formula 1, McLaren and Ferrari, but it’s certainly not the first. No, these two have been going at it for over three decades. Here’s ten of their earlier scraps.

Essential & cheap summer reads for F1 fans 1st August 2007, 10:00

The three-week summer break follows the next Grand Prix in Hungary. If you’re heading off on holiday a stack of summer paperbacks is essential for those long days at the beach. Here’s a selection of five of my favourites from biographies to general topics. Plus you can pick them up at bargain prices from F1Fanatic’s […]

F1 in the blogs 36: Why Indy lost F1 21st July 2007, 7:00

Some of the top posts from the F1 blogs this week, including more analysis of F1 leaving America, the espionage scandal, new gearbox rules, and James Hunt. Check out the links below for some good reading.

Meet the fans 20th July 2007, 7:00

The British Grand Prix last week was the perfect opportunity to meet some other F1 fans face-to-face. So here they all are! Many thanks to the five groups featured below that agreed to share their thoughts on F1, the British Grand Prix, and above all, the British drivers.