Person    | Male  Born 29/8/1947  Died 15/6/1993

James Hunt

Categories: Sport / Games

Racing driver. Born James Simon Wallis Hunt in Belmont, Surrey. Known for his daring on the race track, he was nicknamed 'Hunt the Shunt' (Shunt being a racing term for a crash). He won the Formula 1 world Championship in 1976. Retiring from racing in 1979, he became a commentator on Grands Prix. Died suddenly from a heart attack.

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James Hunt

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