James Hunt

Silverstone Classic With Freddie Hunt

Lara Platman | Posted 18.08.2017 | UK Sport
Lara Platman

Void of today's circus antics of fuel, tyre and driver bureaucracies, historic racing is always about speed, tactics and performance of the car. There is overtaking a plenty, there is room for error and there is total professionalism, perhaps because these cars are privately owned and cost a small fortune.

The Chain That's Throttling Bahrain

Neil Durkin | Posted 04.06.2014 | UK Sport
Neil Durkin

As Bahrain's protests rumble on year after year, and as the authorities continue cracking down on street protests with mass tear-gassings and violent arrests, the F1 bubble-world seems never more vulnerable to bursting than when it's about to be staged in Manama.

WATCH: What Inspired 'Rush'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.01.2014 | UK Entertainment

When Ron Howard heard the story of the intense Formula One rivalry between two very different men - British champagne-swilling playboy James Hunt and ...

Seeing the Real James Hunt and Niki Lauda Brought to the Big Screen

Alan Henry | Posted 13.11.2013 | UK Entertainment
Alan Henry

The trouble with watching a biopic based on events you have witnessed first-hand is that one's brain is subconsciously pre-programmed to take a jaundiced view of what is dished up for your delectation on the silver screen...

James Hunt: Enjoy Life While You Can

Hugh Salmon | Posted 12.11.2013 | UK Sport
Hugh Salmon

Twice in the last week, I have watched Rush the new film about Niki Lauda and James Hunt. James was the first 'celebrity' I ever met. As a schoolboy in the 1970s, not only did I meet him - but he drove me in his car!

Rush (Review)

Alice Charles | Posted 09.11.2013 | UK Entertainment
Alice Charles

Rush follows the tense rivalry between Formula One drivers James Hunt and the Austrian Nikki Lauda from the beginning of their careers and over the course of one formidable race season in 1976 that saw Lauda involved in a near-fatal crash.

Caroline Frost

REVIEW: Rush - A Thrilling, Glittering Tale Of Rivalry And Romance

HuffingtonPost.com | Caroline Frost | Posted 04.11.2013 | UK Entertainment

It's the final event of the season, and the World Championship title can only belong to one man. The problem is, there are two gunning for it, and the...

Caroline Frost

REVIEW: 'Hunt Versus Lauda' - The Stuff Of Which Movies Are Made

HuffingtonPost.com | Caroline Frost | Posted 13.09.2013 | UK Entertainment

Flares and wide collars, a cartoon rivalry between two very different but equally passionate men, and a world title to be decided by the very last rac...

Räikkönen To Wear James Hunt Tribute At Monaco GP (PICTURES)

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.05.2013 | UK Sport

The 2013 Monaco Grand Prix will mark the 40th anniversary of 1976 Formula One World Champion James Hunt’s grand prix debut, and 2007 World Champion ...

First Official 'Rush' Trailer: Impressions

Nathan Houston | Posted 10.06.2013 | UK Sport
Nathan Houston

Rush, directed by Ron Howard who has described himself as a huge motorsport fan, details the events that transpired during the 1976 German Grand Prix which nearly ended reigning world champion Niki Lauda's life. The film was often talked about, but the first official trailer recently got released.

FIRST LOOK: Hemsworth Channels Hunt

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 08.03.2012 | UK Entertainment

Check out the first pictures of Australian actor Chris Hemsworth in character as motor racing's golden boy James Hunt. Hemsworth, star of Star Trek...