F1 drivers similar to or like James Hunt

British racing driver who won the Formula One World Championship in. Wikipedia

  • Emerson Fittipaldi

    Semi-retired Brazilian automobile racing driver who won both the Formula One World Championship and the Indianapolis 500 twice each and the CART championship once. Moving up from Formula Two, Fittipaldi made his race debut for Team Lotus as a third driver at the 1970 British Grand Prix. Wikipedia

  • Alan Jones (racing driver)

    Australian former Formula One driver. The first driver to win a Formula One World Championship with the Williams team, becoming the 1980 World Drivers' Champion and the second Australian to do so following triple World Champion Sir Jack Brabham. Wikipedia

  • Jacky Ickx

    Belgian former racing driver who won the 24 Hours of Le Mans six times and achieved eight wins and 25 podium finishes in Formula One. He also won the Can-Am Championship in 1979 and the 1983 Paris–Dakar Rally. Wikipedia

  • Tom Pryce

    British racing driver from Wales known for winning the Brands Hatch Race of Champions, a non-championship Formula One race, in 1975 and for the circumstances surrounding his death. Only Welsh driver to have won a Formula One race and is also the only Welshman to lead a Formula One World Championship Grand Prix: two laps of the 1975 British Grand Prix. Wikipedia

  • Clay Regazzoni

    Swiss racing driver. He competed in Formula One races from 1970 to 1980, winning five Grands Prix. Wikipedia

  • John Watson (racing driver)

    British former racing driver and current commentator from Northern Ireland. Third in the 1982 championship. Wikipedia

  • Niki Lauda

    Austrian Formula One driver and aviation entrepreneur. Three-time F1 World Drivers' Champion, winning in, and , and is the only driver in F1 history to have been champion for both Ferrari and McLaren, the sport's two most successful constructors. Wikipedia

  • Arturo Merzario

    Racing driver from Italy. He participated in 85 Formula One World Championship Grands Prix, debuting on 15 July 1972. Wikipedia

  • Tony Trimmer

    British former racing driver from England, who won the Shell British Formula Three Championship and E.R. Hall Trophy in 1970. Born in Maidenhead, Berkshire. Wikipedia

  • Jody Scheckter

    South African business proprietor and former motor racing driver. He competed in Formula One from 1972 to 1980, winning the Drivers' Championship in with Ferrari. Wikipedia

  • Ronnie Peterson

    Swedish racing driver. Two-time runner-up in the Formula One World Drivers' Championship. Wikipedia

  • Harald Ertl

    Austrian racing driver and motorsport journalist. Born in Zell am See and attended the same school as Grand Prix drivers Jochen Rindt, Helmut Marko and Niki Lauda. Wikipedia

  • Keke Rosberg

    Finnish former racing driver and winner of the Formula One World Championship. The first Finnish driver to compete regularly in the series. Wikipedia

  • Jacques Laffite

    French former racing driver who competed in Formula One from to. He achieved six Grand Prix wins, all while driving for the Ligier team. Wikipedia

  • Jochen Mass

    German former racing driver. Born in Dorfen, Bavaria 50 km (31 mi) from Munich, Mass participated in 114 Formula One World Championship Grands Prix, debuting on 14 July 1973 at the British Grand Prix. Wikipedia

  • Jean-Pierre Jarier

    French former Grand Prix racing driver. He drove for Formula One teams including Shadow, Team Lotus, Ligier, Osella and Tyrrell Racing. Wikipedia

  • Rolf Stommelen

    Racing driver from Siegen, Germany. He participated in 63 Formula One World Championship Grands Prix, achieving one podium, and scored a total of 14 championship points. Wikipedia

  • Vittorio Brambilla

    Formula One driver from Italy who raced for the March, Surtees and Alfa Romeo teams. Particularly adept at driving in wet conditions, his nickname was "The Monza Gorilla", due to his often overly aggressive driving style and sense of machismo. Wikipedia

  • Nigel Mansell

    British former racing driver who won both the Formula One World Championship (1992) and the CART Indy Car World Series (1993). The reigning F1 champion when he moved over to CART, becoming the first person to win the CART title in his debut season, and making him the only person to hold both the World Drivers' Championship and the American open-wheel National Championship simultaneously. Wikipedia

  • Mario Andretti

    Italian-born American former racing driver and one of the most successful Americans in the history of the sport. One of only three drivers to have won races in Formula One, IndyCar, World Sportscar Championship, and NASCAR . Wikipedia

  • Ian Scheckter

    Former racing driver. He participated in 20 Formula One World Championship Grands Prix, debuting on 30 March 1974. Wikipedia

  • Jean-Pierre Jabouille

    French former racing driver. He raced in 55 Formula One Grands Prix, collecting two wins during the first years of Renault's turbocharged programme in the late 1970s and early 1980s. Wikipedia

  • Brett Lunger

    American racecar driver and Vietnam War veteran. Educated at the Holderness School, and Princeton University. Wikipedia

  • Renzo Zorzi

    Racing driver from Italy who participated in seven Formula One Grands Prix between 1975 and 1977, for the Williams and Shadow teams. He began in Formula Three while working with Pirelli before progressing to Formula One. Wikipedia

  • Wilson Fittipaldi Júnior

    Brazilian former racing driver and Formula One team owner. He participated in 38 World Championship Formula One Grands Prix, debuting on May 1, 1972, scoring a total of three championship points. Wikipedia

  • Hans-Joachim Stuck

    German racing driver who has competed in Formula One and many other categories. Born in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, and is the son of Christa Thielmann and the legendary Hans Stuck. Wikipedia

  • Hesketh Racing

    Formula One constructor from the United Kingdom, which competed from 1973 to 1978. The team competed in 52 World Championship Grands Prix, winning one and achieving eight further podium finishes. Wikipedia

  • Ian Ashley

    British-German racing driver who raced in Formula One for the Token, Williams, BRM and Hesketh teams. Ashley began racing in 1966 when he took a course at the Jim Russell Racing School. Wikipedia

  • Patrick Depailler

    Racing driver from France. He participated in 95 World Championship Formula One Grands Prix, debuting on 2 July 1972. Wikipedia

  • Frank Williams Racing Cars

    British Formula One team and constructor. Frank Williams had been a motor-racing enthusiast since a young age, and after a career in saloon cars and Formula Three, backed by Williams's shrewd instincts as a dealer in racing cars and spares, he realised he'd reached his peak as a driver and started entering other drivers, in particular his friend and sometime flatmate Piers Courage. Wikipedia


Sentences forJames Hunt

  • With the top drivers already signed to other teams, Mayer turned to James Hunt, a driver on whom biographer Gerald Donaldson reflected as having "a dubious reputation".McLaren-Wikipedia
  • Following the 1994 collapse – but before the end of that season – the rights to the name Team Lotus were purchased by David Hunt, brother of former F1 champion James Hunt.Team Lotus-Wikipedia
  • The car's first qualifying session was not a success, and Jabouille qualified 21st out of the 30 runners and 26 starters, 1.62 seconds behind pole sitter James Hunt in the McLaren.Renault in Formula One-Wikipedia
  • Following John Surtees in the season and James Hunt in, this was the third time in Formula One history that the title winner had not topped the championship table until after the last race.Sebastian Vettel-Wikipedia
  • In August 1976, a month after his second divorce from Taylor, Burton married model Suzy Miller, the former wife of Formula 1 Champion James Hunt; the marriage ended in divorce in 1982.Richard Burton-Wikipedia
  • Although he lost that year's title – by just one point – to James Hunt, he won his second championship the year after, during his final season at Ferrari.Niki Lauda-Wikipedia
  • Lauda scored points twice in the races following his severe crash, but voluntarily withdrew from the season-ending Grand Prix at Fuji after two laps because of heavy rain, and James Hunt won the drivers' title by a single point, but Ferrari won the constructors' title for the second year in a row.Scuderia Ferrari-Wikipedia
  • Before the end of the 1994 season, the team had been sold to David Hunt, brother of 1976 World Champion James, and Mika Salo was hired to replace Herbert for the last two races of the season.Team Lotus-Wikipedia
  • Former racing driver David Hunt (brother of F1 world champion James Hunt) purchased the name 'Team Lotus' and licensed it to the Formula One team Pacific Racing, which was rebranded Pacific Team Lotus.Lotus Cars-Wikipedia
  • The race had a dramatic World Championship battle between James Hunt and Niki Lauda, and in rainy conditions, Hunt earned enough points to win the title.Fuji Speedway-Wikipedia
  • Peter Gethin driving a Formula 5000 Chevron-Chevrolet B24 beat the Formula One cars and James Hunt made his F1 debut in Hesketh Racing's March 731.Brands Hatch-Wikipedia
  • Ferrari boycotted the Austrian Grand Prix in protest at what they saw as preferential treatment shown towards McLaren driver James Hunt at the Spanish and British Grands Prix.Niki Lauda-Wikipedia
  • For the Monaco Grand Prix, he wore a replica of the 1976 James Hunt helmet.Kimi Räikkönen-Wikipedia
  • In March 2007, while his Formula One rivals were in Australia preparing for the season opener, Räikkönen competed in a snowmobile race in Finland under the pseudonym "James Hunt", referring to the 1976 world champion whose "playboy" lifestyle has been compared with Räikkönen's own.Kimi Räikkönen-Wikipedia
  • After Bruce McLaren died in a testing accident in 1970, Teddy Mayer took over and led the team to their first Formula One Constructors' Championship in, with Emerson Fittipaldi and James Hunt winning the Drivers' Championship in 1974 and respectively.McLaren-Wikipedia
  • In 2013, Howard directed sports drama Rush, based on the Hunt–Lauda rivalry between two Formula One drivers, the British James Hunt and the Austrian Niki Lauda during the 1976 Formula 1 motor-racing season.Ron Howard-Wikipedia
  • Ulsterman John Watson had an early battle with James Hunt, but the fuel system in Watson's Brabham-Alfa Romeo let him down and the winner Hunt (McLaren M26) won at a speed of 130.36, with Niki Lauda second for Ferrari from Gunnar Nilsson in a Lotus.Silverstone Circuit-Wikipedia
  • However, his driving style was perceived by some established drivers, such as Ronnie Peterson and James Hunt, as being over-aggressive.Riccardo Patrese-Wikipedia
  • By the time of his fifth win of the year at the British GP, he had more than double the points of his closest challengers Jody Scheckter and James Hunt, and a second consecutive World Championship appeared a formality.Niki Lauda-Wikipedia
  • However, his showing was criticized by former McLaren World Champion James Hunt because Andretti was lapped by his teammate Senna.Michael Andretti-Wikipedia
  • The 1976 F1 battle between Niki Lauda and James Hunt was dramatized in the film Rush (2013), where Lauda was played by Daniel Brühl.Niki Lauda-Wikipedia
  • The team won another drivers title in for James Hunt.Marlboro (cigarette)-Wikipedia
  • He surprised the paddock by moving to his brother's Fittipaldi Automotive team prior to the 1976 season, being replaced by James Hunt.Emerson Fittipaldi-Wikipedia
  • Its members were short-listed for testing by a judging panel including McLaren F1 team boss Ron Dennis (whose team was sponsored by Marlboro), F1 World Champion James Hunt, and Formula 3000 team bosses, Mike Earle and Hugues de Chaunac.Mika Häkkinen-Wikipedia
  • Without significant STP money, the March factory team was struggling, running an almost unsponsored car for Jean-Pierre Jarier (who mainly concentrated on F2, winning the championship in a works March-BMW), while Hesketh bought a car for James Hunt to race.March Engineering-Wikipedia
  • There were many in Formula One, including highly respected then-BBC commentators Murray Walker and World Champion James Hunt, who believed that Ferrari were sacking the wrong driver, given that the Swede had generally outshone his more highly paid teammate throughout the season.Stefan Johansson-Wikipedia
  • After Fittipaldi left McLaren, Ickx was thought likely to get the drive, but tobacco company promoter John Hogan preferred James Hunt.Jacky Ickx-Wikipedia
  • In 1984 he won the Nürburgring 1000km with Stefan Bellof, racing a Porsche 956, with a notable fourth place in the 1974 Nürburgring 1000km racing a Gulf GR7 with James Hunt on the longer 22.8 km circuit.Derek Bell (racing driver)-Wikipedia
  • She also played Suzy Miller in the biographical drama Rush (2013), about James Hunt and Niki Lauda, and had a starring role in the film Her (2013), which was lauded by critics, and received accolades from the Academy Awards and Golden Globe Awards.Olivia Wilde-Wikipedia
  • In 2013, Hemsworth starred in Ron Howard's sports drama film Rush, as Formula 1 World Champion James Hunt.Chris Hemsworth-Wikipedia

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