James Hunt will be inducted in to the coveted Motor Sport Hall of Fame later this month.
In a break from tradition, Hunt was announced early to whet the appetite for the ceremony held at the Royal Opera House on Wednesday 29 January.
The 1976 Formula 1 World Champion, who passed away in 1993, is remembered as one of the sport's biggest personalities, even more so after his duel in 1976 with arch-rival Niki Lauda, who is one of 25 names already in the Hall of Fame, was immortalised in the 2013 Hollywood blockbuster, Rush.
“James Hunt belongs in rarified company as a great British sporting hero who transcended the arena that made him famous to become a genuine national – if not global...
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