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Remembering James Hunt

June 14, 2014 (F1plus/Katie Grimmett).- As far as charismatic drivers go, you would be hard pushed to find anyone quite like James Hunt; he was truly one of a kind. A flamboyant and daring person on and off the track, Hunt died twenty-one years ago today on June 15th 1993, aged just 45. Despite retiring in 1979, three years after his sole championship win, he is still remembered as one of the most notorious and spirited drivers of 1970s Formula 1. It was quite the decade for racing; Jochen Rindt was awarded the first and only posthumous championship in history, Niki Lauda came back from the brink of death to win two further titles and Gilles Villeneuve carved his name into the record books...
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